Maps & Publications

  • Kenai Peninsula Winter Recreation Map

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    The Kenai Peninsula Winter Recreation Map is available through Avenza Maps, an app for iOS and Android smartphones. You will be prompted to install the free app prior to downloading the map. The map is also offered as tiled 8.5 by 11 PDFs for home printing.

  • Alaska Region Forest Visitor Map Finder

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

2024 Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)

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. Get the MVUMs.

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. Visit the map site.

  • Chugach National Forest Map

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    The Chugach National Forest visitor map may be purchased for $14.00 (by mail check or cash only - In person credit card sales available at Chugach National Forest Offices).

Learn more about your National Forest.

Documents here are available as downloadable PDF files
Document title Description Download
Chugach National Forest Visitor Guide Find out about recreational opportunities on the Forest. PDF
Bird Viewing checklist Birds of the Chugach! Get the checklist and mark them down. PDF
Kenai-Russian River Confluence Map A map of the Kenai-Russian River area and regulations PDF
The Goldpanning Booklet A guide to recreational gold panning on the Kenai Peninsula, Chugach National Forest, Alaska. This guide includes helpful maps. PDF
Plant Community Types of the Chugach 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. PDF
Mushrooms of the National Forests in Alaska

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

Alaska Burn Morels Morel mushroom information sheet PDF
Wildflowers 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.

Lichens 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 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.

Selected 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 Valley brochure. Available in English and German

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



Salmon Viewing Guide Salmon Viewing and information for the Chugach National Forest PDF
Disclaimer: The USDA Forest Service recognizes that some of the terms found on these archived documents may be considered offensive to many. These terms are not representative of USDA policy but reflect the actual place names that were in use at the time of original publication of these historical maps and documents.