Maps, brochures and publications provide guides to recreation and other land uses throughout the National Forests in Florida. Each unit of the National Forests in Florida produces their own maps and publications, which can be obtained at visitor centers and ranger stations. Some are available at trailheads.
Interactive Visitor Map (IVM)
Easily browse and search for recreation sites and activities with our Interactive Visitor Map. It may take a minute to load forest recreation site data.
Free, Downloadable Maps
- Forest Service Topography Maps: These maps overlay Forest Service roads, trails, and campgrounds on USGS topographic maps. They are available for download by quadrangle, and are geo-referenced PDFs. This means they have latitude and longitude information embedded in them, and can be used with an app like PDF Maps from Avenza to use your mobile device's built-in GPS to show your location on the map.
2016 Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM): Motor Vehicle Use Maps indicate which roads in the National Forests in Florida are open to motor vehicle use, and which roads have been decommissioned or changed to other uses (PDF).
Recreation Guides: A simplified forest-wide map showing recreation opportunities across each forest, along with details about selected destinations.
Maps for Mobile Devices
Many Forest Service maps are available for free download or purchase through the Avenza PDF Maps Store. To use, you must have the Avenza app, available for iOS and Android devices.
Waterproof copies of forest maps and guides are available for sale at ranger stations and visitor centers, as well as online through the National Forest Map Store.
Published US Forest Service GIS data are available for download using the Data Extract Tool. You can download geodatabases (.gdb) or shapefiles of forest-wide data, or define your own area of interest. Keep in mind that downloads are snapshots in time, so frequent replacement of downloads are recommended to ensure data is current.