Geospatial Data

Forest Service Enterprise Data website


A single point of access for data collected and managed by the Agency. You can use the Data Extract Tool to access data about individual forests or grasslands or about an area of interest that you specify on the national map. You can find and download datasets by topic area or theme or find and use map services published by the Agency: 



The Forest Service public GIS data portal is:



Boise National Forest GIS Data

 Selected GIS data for the Boise National Forest is available for download and can be found by clicking on the link on the right side of the page under quick links.

A link to the FGDC compliant metadata is provided for each dataset.

If you need further assistance with downloading the GIS data, you may call the Boise National Forest at 208-373-4100 and ask for the GIS department.




The 2021 MVUMs are available!


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Download maps through Avenza Map Store 

Forest Visitor and Motor Vehicle Use Maps are available through the Avenza Map Store.  The Avenza PDF Maps Application is free of charge and available for most Apple, Android and Windows Phone Operating System products. The application can be downloaded directly to mobile devices through the iTunes store.  A beta version of the app for Android devices is also available at the Avenza website.  The maps are geo-referenced and will work in conjunction with the GPS-enabled iPhone Operating System devices (iPhone 3GS and higher/ iPads with 3G/LTE).  For more information on Avenza PDF maps, please refer to the Avenza website.  There will be a charge for the Forest Visitor Maps, while Motor Vehicle Use Maps and others will be free of charge.


QR Code Users

Download the Boise NF 2021 Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)s QR codes using app on your phone




Links Providing More Information    

Inside Idaho - - Idaho GIS Data Warehouse

ArcExplorer - - Free GIS viewing software

Boise National Forest: Recreation Information



Please note the following disclaimer:

These products are reproduced from geospatial information prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. By taking receipt of these files via electronic file transfer methods, you understand that the data stored on this media is in draft condition. Represented features may not be in an accurate geographic location. The Forest Service makes no expressed or implied warranty, including warranty of merchantability and fitness, with respect to the character, function, or capabilities of the data or their appropriateness for any user's purposes. The Forest Service reserves the right to correct, update, modify, or replace this geospatial information without notification.