The Pike and San Isabel National Forests & Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands are located in the center and eastern center areas of Colorado.
Where is this Forest?

 

Maps & Publications

Graphic of maps and brochures. Get ready for your visit by checking out our detailed maps, brochures, and information guides. The Pike & San Isabel National Forests are shown on two separate maps. Both maps are available at all of our offices. For detailed information contact the individual Ranger District and ask to speak with one of our Visitor Information staff.

National Forest maps vary in price and can be purchased in person at one of the local offices, from sporting goods stores, or 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.

Topographic Maps

Topographic maps provide the greatest level of detail and cover small portions of a National Forest or Grassland. Most of our Ranger District offices sell US Geological Survey Topographic maps through their local nature associations. For more information on detailed USGS maps, contact the individual Ranger District office that covers the area that you are interested in visiting. Most sporting goods stores also offer topographic maps for sale. 

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

The local USGS office is located in Lakewood, Colorado. Contact: Phone: 1-888-ASK-USGS (1-888-275-8747), Website: http://www.usgs.gov/.

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.

Geospatial Data Library: Information presented here includes ESRI format shapefiles, images, KML/KMZ format files, and GIS resource links.

Publications, Guidebooks and Handouts

Most of the Ranger District offices on the Forest have a variety of books and publications available through their local Nature Association sales outlets. Recreational information is available through a variety of handouts and maps.

Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)

The MVUM displays National Forest System (NFS) routes (roads and trails) and areas designated as open to motorized travel. The MVUM also displays allowed uses by vehicle class (ex. highway-legal vehicles, vehicles less than 50 inches wide and motorcycles), seasonal allowances, and provides information on other travel rules and regulations.

These maps are issued annually and available from the local offices free of charge. Contact your local office for a free Motor Vehicle Use Map today.

Download PDF maps here.

Avenza PDF Maps: Motor Vehicle Use Maps for Pike and San Isabel National Forests may be downloaded for free to your mobile device with the Avenza App.

Features

PSICC Publications

Publications including Administration, Decision Memos, Decision Notices, Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, Management, Roadless, Videos & Photos, and Wildlife

Spotlights

Picket Wire Canyonlands Brochure 2013

2013 Picket Wire Canyonlands Brochure