Maps & Publications

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.

Buy Maps and Publications Online

Graphic of maps and brochures.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.

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

Rocky Mountain Region National Forest and National Grassland Visitor Maps are available directly from national forest offices.

Trip Planning 

The Rocky Mountain Region map below can be used as a starting place to find trip planning information regarding US Forest Service lands located throughout the five-state region. The Rocky Mountain Region manages 17 national forests and seven national grasslands throughout Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, along with most of South Dakota and Wyoming.  

Rocky Mountain Region Recreation Information MapMap of Wyoming - Click on the map outline to view a link to the Wyoming Recreation Information webpage Map of South Dakota - Click on the map outline to view a link to the South Dakota Recreation Information webpage Map of Nebraska - Click on the map outline to view a link to the Nebraska Recreation Information webpage Map of Kansas - Click on the map outline to view a link to the Kansas Recreation Information webpage Map of Colorado - Click on the map outline to view a link to the Colorado Recreation Information webpage

Features

Publications and Administration

Sunrise over Thunder Basin National Grassland.

Rocky Mountain Region directives include the Forest Service Manual and handbooks. Many of our regulations are explained in the Code of Federal Regulations. Other publications include closure orders and agreements.