Motor Vehicle Use Maps/OHV Travel Maps

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Image of both 2012 Travel MapsThe Fishlake National Forest completed a route designation process in 2007 and completed a project that took a look at the existing Travel Management Plan in 2012. As a result adjustments were made to the designation of some roads and trails across the Forest. Motorized travel is restricted to designated routes and two small play areas only. The official map is composed of six individual maps based on district boundaries. These maps are formatted for 36" x 48" paper and can be viewed at one of the administrative offices of the Fishlake National Forest. 

Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM) are the official maps for designating all roads and trails available for public motorized travel on the Fishlake National Forest. Visitors should not rely on any other maps for making decisions about motorized travel.

The MVUMs display National Forest System (NFS) routes (roads and trails) designated as open to motorized travel.  The MVUMs also display allowed uses by vehicle class (ex. highway-legal vehicles, vehicles 50 inches in width or less, and other wheeled vehicles); seasonal allowances, off route travel distance allowances, and provides information on other travel rules and regulations.    

Routes not shown on the MVUMs are not open to public motor vehicle travel. Routes designated for motorized use may not always be signed on the ground but will be identified on the MVUMs. It is the traveler’s responsibility to reference the MVUMs and stay on designated routes for motor vehicle use.

The MVUMs are black and white maps with no topographic features. They display legal designations of where you can travel with various motorized vehicles, but, for additional information, they are best used in conjunction with a Forest Travel Map, or Forest Visitor Map.

The MVUMs are free to the public at local Ranger District offices and at the Forest Headquarters' Office. The MVUMs are also available on this web page. Below are the available MVUMs:

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I get a MVUM?

Maps are posted on this website and paper copies of these maps are available free of charge at all of our local Forest Services Offices. Click here for a list of the offices with address and phone numbers. Other partners and distribution locations may be developed over time to help disseminate maps.

Can I use the MVUMs with my iOS or Android Mobile Device?

Image with a map and apin sticking in the centerIf you own a Smartphone, Tablet, iPad,  iPhone or iPod Touch you can take the Fishlake National Forest MVUMs with you.  This handy free app, http://www.avenza.com/pdf-maps, allows GPS equipped mobile devices to:

  • View your location on the PDF MVUM using the built-in GPS device.
  • Measure distances and areas
  • Plot waypoints
  • View maps offline
  • And more
  • http://www.avenza.com/pdf-maps

The above link does not imply an endorsement by the US Government of the product offered.  It is merely offered as a convenience for users who may wish to install a free application on their smartphone.  For more information please see http://www.fs.fed.us/disclaimers.shtml

How do I print a MVUM?

A full-size version of the MVUM is 36” x 44” and cannot be printed on conventional home printers. A full-size version can only be printed from a large plotter. Many local copy shops, engineering and survey businesses can print the map.

To be readable, only a portion of the MVUM can be printed on 8 ½” x 11” paper using home printers. With PDF viewers/readers, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can use the “Print Current View” function to print the view on your screen.

If you print a portion of a MVUM on a typical home printer, please also print the Legend (applies to all MVUMs) and the Tables for the MVUM to aid in interpretation of the MVUM.

Image showing an example screen on printing portions of a document

 

The Forest has also developed a color "Travel Map" version of the MVUM--one for the west half (Beaver and Fillmore Ranger Districts) and one for the east half (Richfield and Fremont River Ranger Districts) of the Forest--which are available free of charge at any Fishlake Administrative Office. This map displays all legal routes and areas open for motorized use, as well as other useful features.


Winter Travel Maps

The maps below are formatted for large paper plotters.

MVUM Winter Use Map Beaver Ranger District (PDF 5,754kb)

MVUM Winter Use Map Fillmore Ranger District - Northern Section (PDF 1,856kb)

MVUM Winter Use Map Fillmore Ranger District - Southern Section (PDF 2,923kb)

MVUM Winter Use Map Fremont River Ranger District (PDF 3,128kb)

MVUM Winter Use Map Richfield Ranger District - Monroe Mountain Section (PDF 5,233kb)

MVUM Winter Use Map Richfield Ranger District - Gooseberry-Salina Section (PDF 3,180kb)