Maps & Publications
The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest provides a variety of map products to help you plan your next adventure or enjoy your next visit. Forest maps are available for online purchase at the US Geological Survey (USGS) Store or at Forest Service Visitor Centers and office locations. Many Forest maps are also available for free download or purchase through the Avenza PDF Maps Store.
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Visitor Maps are available online and in print. If you would like printed copies of our Forest Visitor Maps, they are available for sale from our local offices and online.
Chattahoochee National Forest
- Conasauga District West Portion (2.3 MB)
- Conasauga District East Portion (2.5 MB)
- Blue Ridge District (11.6 MB)
- Chattooga River District (8.0MB)
- Map Legend (148 KB)
- Index of topographic maps (155 KB)
Oconee National Forest
MVUM show the National Forest System roads, National Forest System trails, and the areas on National Forest System lands in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest that are designated for motor vehicle use pursuant to 36 CFR 212.51. These maps also note the types of vehicles that are allowed on each route or in each area as well as any seasonal restrictions that apply on those routes and in those areas.
Designation of a road, trail, or area for motor vehicle use by a particular class of vehicle under 36 CFR 212.51 should not be interpreted as encouraging or inviting use, or to imply that the road, trail or area is passable, actively maintained, or safe for travel.
There are four, large (44x34 inches) maps - one for each Ranger District.
- Blue Ridge District (2.6MB)
- Chattooga River District - (2.7MB)
- Conasauga District - (2.5MB)
- Oconee District - (1.7MB)
Also available is a booklet that formats this information into sections that will print on standard 8.5x11 inch paper for easy printing. Download the MVUM Booklet. (5.4MB)
Map Number Locator
There are 10 congressionally-designated Wilderness Areas on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. Download and print maps and satellite images of our Wilderness Areas free of charge.
The following maps are georeferenced for user convenience and feature landscape aspects that may help you plan your trip. While hunting and fishing are allowed in most places on the Forest, please confirm that your chosen area has no active restrictions before visiting.
River and Stream Fishing
- Blue Ridge District (4.7MB)
- Chattooga River District (3.3MB)
- Conasauga District / Armuchee (1.8MB)
- Conasauga District / Cohutta (1.9MB)
Topographic Maps & GIS Data
USGS Topographic Maps overlay U.S. Forest Service roads, trails and campgrounds on U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps. They are available for download by quadrangle as geo-referenced PDFs. This means they can be used with an app like Avenza to show your live location on the map using your mobile device's built-in GPS.
The USDA Forest Service Geodata Clearinghouse is an online collection of digital data related to forest resources. Through the Clearinghouse you can find datasets related to forests and grasslands, including boundaries and ownership, natural resources, roads and trails, as well as datasets related to State and private forested areas, including insect and disease threat and surface water importance. You can also find downloadable map products, raster data, and links to other sources of forest resource information.
The National Forest System Land Ownership & Boundary Information is an online map product shows Forest Service Land Status Record System (LSRS) data. The LSRS data published via this map product is considered to be the authoritative source for Forest Service ownership. The data is designed to provide land status information necessary to manage National Forest System lands and national resources.
- Management Activities on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests 2009-2018 (available as a kmz file for use in Google Earth and also as an ArcMap geodatabase)
- Wildfires on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests 2007-2018 (availalbe as a kmz file for use in Google Earth and also as an ArcMap geodatabase)
- Active Fire Mapping Program
- Planned Prescribed Fire Map When conditions are just right, fire managers begin the prescribed fire treatments essential to improving wildlife habitat and maintaining a healthy forest. Approximately 32,000 acres across the Forests may be treated through mid-May.
Online (out of print): Important Trees of the Eastern United States.