Maps & Publications

Alaska Region Forest Visitor Map Finder

Use this web app to browse visitor map footprints, click and learn where to obtain print and digital maps.

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Downloadable Forest Service Publications (PDF)

Thumbnail of Visitor GudieChugach National Forest Visitor Guide

Find out about recreational opportunities on the Forest.

A clip of the brochure with titleKenai-Russian River Confluence Map

A map of the Kenai-Russian River area and regulations

The cover for the 2019 Annual Report2019 Annual Report Chugach National Forest (pdf print version)  (reading spread)

An overview of projects and events for the Forest in 2019

gold panning brochure coverThe Gold Panning Booklet

A guide to recreational gold panning on the Kenai Peninsula, Chugach National Forest, Alaska. This guide includes helpful maps.

cover of plant publicationPlant Community Types of the Chugach National Forest

This report portrays a classification of plant community types on Chugach National Forest lands in the Kenai Peninsula, Prince William Sound, and Copper River Delta areas of Alaska, covering nearly six million acres.

Mushrooms coverMushrooms of the National Forests in Alaska

An introduction to the mushrooms of Alaska, illustrating a number of the more common and interesting local species.

wildflowers coverWildflowers of the National Forests in Alaska

Descriptions and pictures of the 50 most common wildflowers found in the Tongass and the Chugach National Forests arranged by flower color.

cover of plant publicationLichens of Alaska's South Coast

This brochure highlights 31 of the more than 1,000 lichens found across the south coast of Alaska, including the Tongass and Chugach national forests.

Common Trees of AlaskaCommon Trees of Alaska

The most common trees in Alaska’s varied ecosystems of open, wind-swept tundra, expansive boreal forests and impressive temperate rain forests along the Pacific Coast.

cover of plant publicationSelected Invasive Plants of Alaska

The invasive plants featured in this booklet are just a sample of invasive species in Alaska, but they have been responsible for significant economic losses and environmental damage.

Portage brochure coverPortage Valley brochure: English Language || German Language

Points of interest, maps, safety guidelines and general information for enjoying a visit to Portage Valley and the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center.

State of the Chugach brochureState of the Chugach for 2013-2014 PDF

An overview of projects and events for the Chugach National Forest during 2013 and 2014.


The cover of the salmon viewing guideSalmon Viewing Guide PDF

Salmon Viewing and information for the Chugach National Forest




Travel Analysis Reports - science-based documents that inform future Forest travel managment decisions

Cabin and Campground Maps online

To view online maps of our cabins and campgrounds, visit the recreation page.



2021 Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM) now available on-line

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The Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) is a requirement of the 2005 Final Travel Management Rule and is a product of the 2002 revision of the Forest Plan and travel management decisions across the Forest.

National Forest Locator Map

View an online map of all our national forests and grasslands. You'll find markers for recreational opportunites and links to all the websites for more specific information.

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Chugach Visitors Guide 2016

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Download the handy and informative guide to the Chugach, in PDF format. File size is about 2MB.

Order Chugach NF Maps

Big, colorful, up-to-date, and printed on weather-resistant material.