The Lincoln National Forest is located in the southeastern area of New Mexico.
Where is this Forest?


Maps & Publications

Purchasing Maps

The Lincoln National Forest offers many useful brochures and maps to help you enjoy your visit to your Forest.  There are three ways to purchase a map:

1. The easiest way to obtain any of these documents is to visit either our Supervisor's Office in Alamogordo or one of the Ranger Stations in Cloudcroft, Ruidoso and/or Carlsbad, NM.


You can now pay for and order all US Forest Service maps with a credit or debit card on-line and have it delivered to your home.  Search via an interactive map or choose based on a particular Forest of your interest.


3. Order maps via mail.  Please download and fill out one of the forms below.

Order Maps Form - adobe pdf version
Oder Maps Form - text version

Mail the form and your check to the following address:

USDA Forest Service
Attn:  Map Sales
333 Broadway SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Types of Maps:

Lincoln Maps

1. Wilderness Maps:  1:24,000 scale detailed maps of the White Mountain or Capitan Wilderness

2. Forest Visitor Maps:  Handy 1/2":1 mile scale maps for each of our Ranger Districts - perfect for finding your way around the Forest

3. Motor Vehicle Use Maps:  1/2":1 mile scale black/white maps showing all of the motorized use for the Forest. 



The Lincoln and the US Forest Service have many helpful brochures free for your use.  Most are available by visiting one of our offices.  To find and order on-line, click here.


Motor Vehicle Use Maps

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  The Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) is a FREE map available at all of our offices as well as other areas in our community.