Forest Maps

National Forest Visitor Maps

National Forest Map StoreNational Forest Visitor Maps provide an overview of recreational uses, trails, roads, streams, lakes, landforms, land administration, visitor centers, facilities, campgrounds and picnic areas.

The map also displays color photographs of points of interest and activities. The 18 National Forests are mapped at the scale of 1/2 inch per mile (1:126,720).

You may purchase National Forest Visitor Maps online through the National Forest Map Store.

You may also print a mail-in order form (PDF File) and submit this form along with your check or money order - Payable to: "USDA FOREST SERVICE"

In general, forest visitor and other kinds of maps can be purchased at most Lassen National Forest Offices.

Forest Visitor Maps Offered

  • Lassen National Forest (plastic)
  • Modoc National Forest (paper)
  • Plumas National Forest (paper)

Digital Maps for Mobile Devices

Avenza digital maps.The PDF Maps Mobile App, developed by Avenza Systems Inc., is available as a free download from iTunes and the Android Play Store. The app provides access to Forest Service maps, such as motor-vehicle-use maps, which are free while pages from national forest atlases are 99 cents and forest visitor maps are $4.99. Prices are pending for other agency maps. Select this link to find our maps for your Avenza PDF App.

After downloading and using the app, let us know what you think at

Wilderness and Topographic Maps

  • Wilderness Maps are topographic maps that show natural features such as mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers, and vegetation using contour lines depicting elevation gain or loss. Each map covers all or part of one wilderness area and the scale is generally 1 inch per mile (1:63,360). Twenty-Eight wilderness maps are available for purchase through the National Forest Map Store.
    • Ishi, Caribou, and Thousand Lakes Wildernesses Map
  • FSTopo is the Forest Service series of large scale topographic maps. FSTopo maps are 7.5 minute, 1:24,000-scale over the conterminous United States, and 15 minute X 20-22.5 minute, 1:63,360-scale over Alaska. These maps are available for download at Forest Service Topography Maps.
    • Lassen National Forest Atlas - 7.5 Minute Quadrangle Topo Map Book. All 64 Quadrangle Maps, each map is 8.5" x 11"
    • Quadrangle Map Description and Printable Quads

Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)

The Forest Service announced a new regulation on November 2, 2005, governing off-highway vehicles and other motor vehicle use on national forests and grasslands. This rule requires each national forest or ranger district to designate those roads, trails and areas open to motor vehicle use. The Motor Vehicle Use Maps are free maps available at any of the Lassen National Forest offices or can be downloaded from this website.

Forest Aviation Hazards Map

If you are flying over the Lassen National Forest boundaries, this map will help in your navigation.

Specialty Maps

Eagle Lake - these maps can be purchased at the Eagle Lake Marina.
Phone (530) 825-3454.

Other Specialty Maps - Contact our front desk.
Phone (530) 257 - 2151

Google Earth / KML Downloads

(These files vary in size. May need to right-click and save to computer in order to view.)


  • Geospatial Data

    Geospatial datasets available for download.

  • USGS Store

    The U.S. Geological Survey also sells many other map products covering the National Forests and has an interactive map service, "The National Map".

  • Geospatial -

    Since 2005 has provided the largest web-based access at a single-point for maps, government data, and geospatial services.

  • Forest Atlas of the United States

    This Atlas combines state-of-the-art inventory and monitoring information to tell stories about the value of our nation's forests and the challenges they face.

  • National Atlas

    Maps of America are what you'll find and make on™.

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