The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is located in northern center part of Washington state.
Where is this Forest?


Maps & Publications

Current Fire Area Closures

See interactive Fire Area Closures Map for current information on area and trail closures on Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. You can zoom way in on map for details.


New Interactive Forest Map

It's still in beta testing but try the new Forest Map to locate roads, campgrounds, trails (soon) and other recreation sites on the forest. You can also find other national forests on the map.

Free, Downloadable Maps

Forest Service Topography Maps: These maps overlay Forest Service assets, such as roads, trails, and campgrounds, on USGS's topographic maps. They are available for download by quadrangle.

Free Publications Online

General Okanogan-Wenatchee publications: Forest newspaper, history, botany, forestry, etc.

Buy Maps and Publications Online

National Forest Store:  Offers a full, nationwide selection of National Forest, Ranger District, Wilderness, and Specialty Maps for purchase online or by phone, fax, and mail. There are direct links to buy individual maps in the list below.

Discover Your Northwest: A nonprofit partner carrying a wide selection of maps, books, guides, and other interpretive products that highlight the Northwest’s natural and cultural history and support educational programs and services on public lands.  

US Geological Survey: The national source to find, order, or download topographic maps, including quadrangles or “quads”.

Oregon and Washington National Forest, Wilderness, and Special Area maps are also available directly from forest offices.

Which Map Do I Need?  Consult this description of all Pacific Northwest Region Forest Service maps to determine which map or maps will help you plan and complete a safe and enjoyable visit to a national forest.


Central Washington Cascades Map

Direct Links to Buy Maps and Publications Online

Central Washington Cascades, 2010

Okanogan National Forest, 1997

Alpine Lakes Wilderness
William O. Douglas / Norse Peak Wilderness 
Goat Rocks / William O. Douglas / Norse Peak Wilderness Areas
Glacier Peak Wilderness
Henry M. Jackson Wilderness
Lake Chelan Sawtooth Wilderness 
Pasayten Wilderness

Pacific Crest Trail - Washington North 
Pacific Crest Trail - Washington South

Chelan Ranger District  
Cle Elum Ranger District 
Entiat Ranger District  
Wenatchee River Ranger District - Lake Wenatchee Area 
Wenatchee River Ranger District - Leavenworth Area 
Naches Ranger District 
Methow Valley Ranger District - Winthrop West Half Area
Methow Valley Ranger District - Twisp Area
Tonasket & Methow Valley Ranger Districts - Tonasket West Half - Winthrop East 1/2 Areas
Tonasket Ranger District - East Half

Cle Elum Ranger District Off Road Vehicle Map


Lake Chelan Watershed Trail Guide
Cle Elum Ranger District Trail Guide
Entiat Ranger District Trail Guide
Lake Wenatchee Ranger District Trail Guide
Leavenworth Ranger District Trail Guide
Naches Ranger District Trail Guide

Snowmobile Route Maps

Lake Wenatchee and Entiat Valley Groomed Snowmobile Routes - Info and Map
[PDF: 1.8 mb, 3 pages]


Motorcycles, Mountain Bikes, Horses

Special Recreation Trail Maps available for download

Note: the four links below cover trails that are open to hikers, horses, motorcycles and mountain bikes.

The two links below are for map sets of the ORV trails on the Cle Elum Ranger District.


Echo Ridge

Lake Chelan

Cross-country Skiing

Travel Maps


Publications Available Online

Cascade Lookout, Forest Accomplishment Report, history, wildlife, forestry and botany, and wilderness publications are available online in PDF format.

New Hikes & Sights Maps Provide Family Fun

Have you ever driven across Highway 2 or Highway 20 (North Cascades Highway) and wondered where to take a quick stroll with the kids? Or maybe you're looking for a new trail to venture down?

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