The Lolo National Forest (NF) is located in western Montana, geographically surrounding the city of Missoula and bounded by other national forests and the Flathead Indian Reservation. View the forest-wide map for a general overview of our land area.

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Forest Visitor Maps (FVMs)

The Lolo National Forest consists of five district maps. These maps and others for forests in the Northern Region are available for purchase at our district offices and at our headquarters at 24 Fort Missoula Rd., (406)-329-3750. Forest Visitor and Motor Vehicle Use Maps are also available through the Avenza Map Store. See more below.

Missoula MapNinemile MapPlains MapSeeley MapSuperior Map


Wilderness Maps

Rattlesnake Wilderness Map CoverWelcome Creek Wilderness Map Cover



Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs)

Jan 1, 2015 - The Lolo National Forest’s Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM) have been updated. Click on theMVUM link below to download the new maps or visit a Lolo National Forest District office to pick up free copies. Visit the Lolo's Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs) page for more information.

Cover of the 2016 Missoula Ranger District Motor Vehicle Use MapCover of the 2016 Lolo NF Ninemile Ranger District Motor Vehicle Use MapCover of the Plains Thompson Falls Superior MVUMCover of the 2016 Seeley Lake Ranger District Motor Vehicle Use Map



Over Snow Vehicle Use Maps (OSVUMs)

Dec 1, 2014 – The Lolo National Forest’s Over Snow Vehicle Use Maps (OSVUM) are now the official map for over snow vehicle use. Click on the links below to download the new maps or visit a Lolo National Forest District office to pick up free copies. Visit the Lolo’s Over Snow Vehicle Use Maps (OSVUMs) page for more information.

2014 Cover for Ninemile OSVUM2014 Ninemile Missoula OSVUM Back2014 Plains OSVUM Cover Front2014 Superior OSVUM Cover Back2014 Seeley OSVUM Cover


Using GeoPDFS

If you own a mobile device such as an iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch or Android (4.0.3 or newer), you can take the Lolo National Forest Visitor Maps and MVUMs with you.

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1. Download the free Avenza PDFMaps app, available at to your mobile device.

2. Once you have Avenza on your mobile device, use your device to download the maps at while running the app select 'Get Maps' and search for "Lolo National Forest Visitor " for the four different districts or search for “Lolo MVUM” to download MVUMs for Missoula, Ninemile, Plains/Thompson Falls, Seeley Lake and Superior Ranger Districts.

With the app and maps installed on your mobile device, you will be able 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…

Through a no-cost contract with Avenza Systems, Inc., the USDA Forest Service has made electronic versions of its Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs) available as free downloads for smartphones and tablets.


Topographical and Quadrangle Maps

Quadrangle maps are available at select district offices. You may also purchase maps online at USGS Maps Online.