The Inyo National Forest is located in the south center part of California.
Where is this Forest?


Maps & Publications

Forest Service Publications


Download Map or Purchase Map  

Avenza Maps is a fast, easy way to get information about hiking trails, OHV routes, and other destinations on the forest.  Visit or simply search “Avenza PDF Maps” in your smart phone to download the free app.  From there, search by key words or through location tracking to find the maps you are looking for.  Remember, network coverage is not available in many areas of the forest, so download your maps before you start your adventure. 

Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM) and California Trail Users Coalition (CTUC) OHV Trail Maps can be obtained at local Forest Service offices and/or sections of the maps can be printed from the website... More about OHV Maps



These Recreation Opportunity Guides (ROGs) are the same brochures and handouts as those available at our offices.

White Mountain Ranger District
Whitney Ranger District
Mono Lake Ranger District
Mammoth Ranger District




Noxious Weeds

Healthy Forest Initiative



Research Publications
Research publications are available from the national headquarters, our research stations, and the Forest Products Lab.

Additional publications on forest management and forest health may be found at the Pacific Southwest Research Station.


Bookstore -- Maps and Books

The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association Bookstore

Our partner,  The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association stocks and staffs a bookstore at each of our 4 Visitor Centers.  We have a large selection of USGS topo maps, Tom Harrison Trail Maps and books on the eastern Sierra.  For mail order sales call the White Mountain Ranger Station at 760-873-2500 or visit their online store at


Forest Service Store

The National Forest Store offers online sales for all Forest Service maps and Wilderness Maps.

USGS Store

Buy USGS maps online directly from the US Geological Survey Store.


Eastern Sierra Expanded Transit System (ESETS)

This field report (completed by consultant Cambridge Systematics) emphasizes need for coordinated and expanded transit services in the Eastern Sierra. The interagency efforts included the Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management and many others. 

Click on the following link to open the ESETS field report (.pdf, 3.5 mb)