The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is located in the south center part of Oregon and the northern center part of California.
Where is this Forest?


Maps & Publications

You can purchase paper maps at any office on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. You may want to contact the unit you plan to visit to be sure they have the exact map you're looking for!

Where can I get digital maps for mobile devices? Most of the maps detailed below are also availabe for purchase and download to use on Avenza PDF Maps, a free mobile app that enables users to navigate in real-time across the Forest using offical Forest maps as the background!


Free Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs)  are available for each District, and show which routes and areas are designated as being open for motorized use, by vehicle type and open season of use. These maps are also available to download to your mobile device through the navigation app, Avenza PDF Maps. These maps are designed to be used in conjunction with the Recreation or District Maps; visitors need to plan accordingly.

More information on Rogue River - Siskiyou National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Maps can be found here.



Upper Rogue - Cooperative Travel Management Area (5,565 KB PDF)


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Currently a forest recreation map of the combined Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is not available in one map.  However, maps of both the Rogue River and Siskiyou National Forests (two separate maps) are available.

Rogue River National Forest Recreation Map  - 1:126,720 scale (1/2" to the mile)

Siskiyou National Forest Recreation Map  - 1:126,720 scale (1/2" to the mile)


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Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District Map - The Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District provides for a diverse array of recreation opportunities, including more than 40 miles of multi-use trails in the Ashland Municipal Watershed, exploration and solitude in the Red Buttes Wilderness, and skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Ashland. Applegate Lake offers water play for all types of users, and panoramic views can be seen from historic fire lookouts like Squaw Peak and Dutchman Peak. The Pacific Crest Trail follows the Siskiyou Crest, and makes for great day hiking opportunities.

High Cascades (South Half): Butte Falls Ranger District Map - True to scale of the landscape, the High Cascades Ranger District has two maps for visitors. The southern half includes most of the Sky Lakes Wilderness and Mt. McLoughlin, which are both managed by the Rogue River-Siskiyou and Fremont-Winema National Forests.

High Cascades: Prospect Ranger District Map - True to the scale of the landscape, the High Cascades Ranger District has two maps for visitors. The northern half, the Prospect Ranger District, includes the Rogue Umpqua Divide Wilderness, the upper Wild and Scenic Rogue River, and the northern portion of the Sky Lakes Wilderness. Additionally, the western portion of Crater Lake National Park is included.

Powers and Gold Beach Ranger Districts Map - Powers and Gold Beach Ranger Districts offer many spectacular and rewarding recreation opportunities. Numerous campgrounds and scenic trails await visitors seeking fun, relaxation, and adventure in the southwestern portion of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. Marvelous vistas appear around nearly every turn along roads and trails. Topography of the area ranges from moderate slopes to steep, rugged terrain. Abundant small streams, ridges, bluffs, and waterfalls delight and refresh the visitor. This portion of the Forest includes the northern gateway to the District's the old logging town of Powers, nestled along the South Fork of the Coquille River, as well as Gold Beach, a coastal gateway to wilderness and the Wild and Scenic Rogue River. Includes Copper Salmon, Grassy Knob, Kalmiopsis and Wild Rogue Wilderness Areas, as well as the Wild Rivers Scenic Bikeway (located along the Wild and Scenic Elk River, and the Wild and Scenic Rogue River.

Wild Rivers Ranger District Map - The Wild Rivers Ranger District is home to unique and rare serpentine soils which create a diverse land of contrasts. The most notable river on the District, the Illinois River, was added to the Oregon State Scenic Waterways System in 1970 and the Federal Wild and Scenic River system in 1977. It provides opportunties for day use as well as overnight float trips, including journeys through the Kalmiopsis Wilderness during higher flows. This map contains portions of three unique Wildernesses: the Kalmiopsis, the Red Buttes and the Siskiyou Wilderness.

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Red Buttes Wilderness - The Red Buttes Wilderness, designated by Congress in 1984, is a land of craggy peaks, cold mountain streams, and extensive stands of old-growth forests with occasional meadows and other openings. Situated in both Oregon and California, the Red Buttes Wilderess (20,323 acres) includes the jagged crest of the Siskiyou Mountains along the watershed divide between the Rogue River and Klamath River drainages. The Wilderness is approximately 13 miles long and 6 miles wide, with elevations ranging from about 2,800 feet above sea level in the Butte Fork Canyon, to almost 6,740 feet at the east summit of Red Buttes. (1" to the mile)

Sky Lakes Wilderness - Sky Lakes Wilderness, designated by Congress in 1984, is famous for its multitudes of mountain lakes, rocky ridges, and timbered slopes. Sky Lakes Wilderness (113,590 acres) straddles southern Oregon's Cascade Range, from the southern boundary of Crater Lake National Park, southward to Highway 140. It is approximately six miles wide and twenty-seven miles long, with elevations ranging from 3,800 feet in the canyon of the Middle Fork of the Rogue River, to a lofty 9,495 feet at the top of Mount McLoughlin.

  • Hardcopy available for purchase online from National Forest Store
  • 1:63,360 scale (1 inch to the mile) 

Siskiyou Wilderness - The forested mountains, valleys and meadows of the Siskiyou Wilderness in California offer vistas of incredible beauty, diverse landscapes and remote solitude. Designated in 1984, the Siskiyou Wilderness was named for the rugged mountain headwaters of the Smith, Klamath and Illinois rivers in northwestern California. Forested ridges with high craggy peaks, fragile mountain meadows, small glacial lakes, and a mosaic of dense old-growth confier forest, mixed hardwood and shrub vegetation characterize the Siskiyou Wilderness landscapes.

  • Hardcopy available for purchase online from National Forest Store
  • Plastic
  • 1:63,360 scale (1 inch to the mile) 



Quad / Topo Maps - 1:24,000 Scale (2.64" to the mile)


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Rogue River Float Guide