Tonto National Forest GIS Data

Selected GIS data that encompass Tonto National Forest are available for download from this page. A link to the FGDC compliant metadata is provided for each dataset. All data are in zipped shapefile format, in the following projection:

Universal Transverse Mercator
Zone: 12
Units: Meters
Datum: NAD 1983
Spheroid: GRS 1980

In the event GIS data other than what is listed on this page is of interest, please complete a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. For more information, please visit the U.S. Forest Service FOIA website.

Instructions for downloading and viewing GIS data

  1. Click on the ZIP file link.
  2. Save the ZIP file to the desired location on your hard drive.
  3. Open the ZIP file with WINZIP and EXTRACT all the files to a folder on your hard drive.
  4. To view the GIS data, you can use ArcGIS Explorer

Instructions for downloading and viewing Google Earth KMZ files

  1. To view Google Earth KMZ files, download the freeware Google Earth
  2. Click on the KMZ file link.
  3. Save the KMZ file to the desired location on your hard drive.
  4. Open the KMZ file. Select Open from the same File Download window you selected Save from.

NOTICE

We are in the process of updating our website and transferring data to the Southwestern Region GIS Data webpage. The following data layers have been transferred:

  • Activities
  • Constructed Features
  • Fire Management
  • Land
  • Rangeland
  • Recreation
  • Transportation

Single Edition Quadrangles (SEQ)

Single Edition 1:24000 Quadrangles, also known as FSTopo Maps, are raster images of published Forest Service 1:24000 maps. FSTopo 1:24000 data reflect the content of published maps, downloadable in Geotiff and PDF format. Note: To obtain georeferenced 1:24000 Forest Service topographic quadrangles, please click on the link and select the "Raster Data" link. Once at the site, see the associated metadata files for complete information. FS Geodata Clearinghouse

Vegetation

Topic Shape KMZ

Base Vegetation Locations

Depicts location (compartment) boundaries correlating to information including management units to group sites (stands).

Metadata

Posted 2/2008

File size 4.5 MB Not available

Base Vegetation Sites - Forest and district-level thematic vegetation polygons correlating to vegetative inventories conducted by the forests. Metadata Posted 2/2008

File size 4.5 MB Not available

Potential Natural Vegetation - Depicts and labels potential natural vegetation for the Tonto National Forest. Used to provide vegetation information for forest planning and analysis.

Metadata

Posted 2/2008

File size 7.9 MB File size 17.9 MB

Mid-Scale Existing Vegetation Canopy Cover Map Units- Canopy cover map units of trees for tree life form polygons or shrubs for shrub life form polygons

Metadata

Posted 3/2012

File size 21.7 MB Not available

Mid-Scale Existing Vegetation Dominance Type Map Units- Polygons of dominance type in the map units. Dominance types are defined by the species or genera of greatest abundance, usually of the uppermost canopy of the plant community.

Metadata

Posted 3/2012

File size 21.2 MB Not available

Mid-Scale Existing Vegetation Life Form- Polygons representing the dominant life form. Metadata 3/2012

File size 13.6 MB Not available

Mid-Scale Existing Vegetation Size Map Units- Diameter class map unit of dominant trees for tree life form polygons or shrub height class for shrub life form polygons.

Metadata

Posted 3/2012

File size 18.3 MB Not available

Water

Majority of water data found on USGS National Hydrography website.



Datasets for New Mexico

Key Contacts



https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r3/landmanagement/gis/?cid=stelprdb5209307