Maps & Publications
Maps to help guide you
Resourceful maps of the Gila National Forest in New Mexico, including wildernesses.
How to Order Maps
For your convenience, there are three ways to purchase maps for the Gila National Forest.
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Printable, Online, and Downloadable Maps
Create your own map with the 154 National Forests and National Grasslands.
Free and for a fee mobile maps. Track your location, even when offline.
Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM) are the official maps for motorized travel on the Carson National Forest.
Printable guide to your National Forests and National Grasslands. PDF map.
Guide lists main roads, points of interest, main camping and picnic areas, and ranger stations.
Explore maps, data and other information related to forests in the Southwestern Region.
Popular Gila National Forest Maps
Gila National Forest Map
Maps are $14.00 and include free shipping.
37" x 48" Map scale is 0.5 inch = 1 mile.
Durable stock, double-sided shaded relief map revised in 2017. This map shows Forest Service system roads, points of interest, campgrounds (with facilities) and hiking trails in detail.Order by Phone or Mail
Gila Wilderness Map
36" x 34"
Contour interval is 200 ft. (2000 revision).
Aldo Leopold Wilderness Map
27" x 34"
Contour interval is 200 ft. (2010 revision).
Blue Range Wilderness and Primitive Area
40" x 36"
Contour interval is 40 ft. (1998 revision).
Maps are $14.00 and include free shipping.Order by Phone or Mail
This 24"x 36" paper map lists 6 days of hikes around the Gila Visitor Center. The cost is $2.00 and includes free shipping.Order by Phone or Mail
The United States Geological Survey's (USGS) most familiar product is the 1:24,000-scale Topographic Quadrangle Map. This is the primary scale of data produced with the greatest detail for an area. USGS Topo Quad Maps are 22" x 27". There are 127 quadrangle maps for the Gila National Forest.
Orders for Quad maps can be placed online at the USGS Store.
USGS Topographic Map Index
A PDF scan of Topographic Map Index coverage is available to assist in choosing the map(s).
FSTopo Map Products
FSTopo is the Forest Service Primary Base Map Series (1:24,000 scale for the lower 48 and Puerto Rico, 1:63,360 for Alaska) quadrangle maps. FSTopo products cover the USDA Forest Service lands. Quadrangle maps not included in the FSTopo Series may be obtained from the Map Locator & Downloader on the USGS Store or the USGS TNM Download page.
Three separate topographic maps are available. These are 1984 edition maps and they have variable scales (approximately 1 inch = 1 mile) and are printed on a more durable water resistant stock.
Other basic information (area background, travel information, ranger district) is also included, though the Blue Range map is more detailed. Topographic maps can only be purchased in person.
- Gila Cliff Dwellings Brochure
(PDF 1.6Mb) - a scan of the Gila Cliff Dwellings Brochure**
- Birds of the Gila National Forest Checklist
(PDF 70Kb)- a checklist os birds found on the forest (scanned document)**
- Fish, Amphibian, Reptile and Mammal Checklist
(PDF 880Kb) - a checklist of some of the animals found on the forest (scanned document)**
** Please note that these documents may not be read by a screen reader since they are scans of dated material.