Maps & Publications

Find: Quads | Forest Visitor Map | District Maps | MVUM | Over-snow Maps | Wilderness Maps | Float Guide | Jewel Basin

Try the new interactive visitor map finder to find purchase links for Forest Visitor Maps across the nation, and links to the digital Avenza versions! Please note that only Forest Visitor maps are shown on this map, not wilderness, district, or other special-area maps, nor free travel maps like MVUMs and OSVUMs.

Explore your forests and grasslands with the Interactive Visitor Map.

The Flathead National Forest has the following maps available for sale at the Supervisor's Office and at all District Offices and on-line via the USGS Store.

USGS Quad Maps

1:24,000 (2.64"=1 mile), contours $8.00 plus shipping. (Available at Tally Lake and Swan Lake District Offices or USGS)
Click on Map for Index

Index of the Flathead NF Quads

Flathead National Forest Visitor Map

1:126,720, (1/2"= 1 mile). No contours $14.00 polyart

2015 Flathead National Forest Cover
Purchase Flathead Visitor Map GeoPDF from Avenza Map Store
North | South

Ranger District Maps

1:100,00 scale, 200 foot contours
$9.00 each

The GeoPDF button below each map icon will take you to the Avenza Map Store to purchase and download district maps with the mobile Avenza App.

Glacier View
Purchase Glacier View Map GeoPDF from Avenza Map Store
Hungry Horse & Spotted Bear
Purchase Hungry Horse map GeoPDF from Avenza Map Store
Swan Lake
Purchase Swan Lake Map GeoPDF from Avenza Map Store
Tally Lake
Purchase Tally Lake Map GeoPDF from Avenza Map Store

Motor Vehicle Use Maps

MVUMs are free at all district offices or for download. The designations shown on these maps are effective as of the date stamped or printed on the front cover. These maps show the National Forest System roads, National Forest System trails, and the areas on the National Forest System lands that are designated for motor vehicle use pursuant to 36 CFR 212.51. Files are GeoPDF format. The GeoPDF button below each map icon will take you to the Avenza Map Store for downloads of free MVUMs to use with the mobile Avenza App.

Scale 1:100,000, no contours, black and white

Glacier View RD 

Glacier View Avenza GeoPDF
Hungry Horse RD 

Hungry Horse Avenza GeoPDF
Spotted Bear RD 

Spotted Bear Avenza GeoPDF
Swan Lake RD

Swan Lake Avenza GeoPDF
Tally Lake RD

 Tally Lake MVUM Avenza GeoPDF

Snowmobile Maps

Over Snow Vehicle Use Maps


These maps show National Forest System roads, National Forest System trails, and areas on National Forest System lands where use by over-snow vehicles is allowed, restricted, or prohibited pursuant to 36 CFR 212.81.

Scale 1:100,000, 200 Ft. contours

2013 Glacier View Ranger District Oversnow Vehicle Use Map Cover 2013 Hungry Horse and Spotted Bear District Oversnow Vehicle Use Map Cover Swan Lake Snowmobile North Half 2011 Swan Lake Snowmobile South 2011 Cover for the 2010 Tally Lake OverSnow Vehicle Use Map

2017 Flathead Area Groomed Snowmobile Map


This map is made in cooperation with State of Montana and area snowmobile clubs, showing groomed snowmobile trails in the Stillwater/Canyon Creek, Desert Mountain, Swan Lake and Skyland Areas.

Scale 1"= 1 Mile, 200 Ft. contours

Cover of the 2017 Flathead Area Snowmobile Map

Front / Back

Wilderness Maps

1992 Mission Mountains Wilderness Map Cover for the Bob Marshall, Great Bear and Scapegoat Wildernesses

Mission Mountain Wilderness
1:50,000 scale, 20/40 ft. contours
Paper - $9.00

Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex
1:100,000 scale, 200 ft. contours
Polyart - $14.00

Float Guide

Three Forks of the Flathead Wild & Scenic River Float Guide (Updated 2015)


Full color, waterproof guide to be used when floating on the Three Forks of the Flathead Wild & Scenic River.

Scale 1:63360 (1"= 1 mile), 100 ft. contours

Cover of the 2015 Flathead National Forest Float Guide

Jewel Basin Hiking Area


Full color, waterproof guide.
Contour map showing the hiking trails in the Jewel Basin. Also includes visitor information and restrictions.
Scale 1:42,240 (1.5"= 1 mile), 200 ft. contours

Cover  for the Jewel Basin Hiking Area Map

Avenza Maps

Avenza LogoIf you own a mobile device such as an iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch or Android (4.0.3 or newer), you can take the Flathead National Forest Visitor Maps and MVUMs with you.

1. Download the free Avenza Maps app to your mobile device

2. Once you have Avenza on your mobile device, use your device to download the maps at while running the app select and search for Flathead National Forest Visitor for the north and south half maps. With the app and maps installed on your mobile device, you will be able to:

  • View your location on the PDF Forest Visitor Map using the built-in GPS device
  • Measure distances and areas
  • Plot waypoints
  • View maps offline
  • And more…