Maps & Publications
The Interactive Visitor Map is an excellent tool for you to explore any of the 154 National Forests and National Grasslands. Create your own map and print it out at home.
FREE 11" x 18" generalized shaded relief pocket guide showing main roads, points of interest, main camping and picnic areas (including facilities) and ranger stations.
Maps of different scales and sizes of the forest are available from the Gila National Forest.
Order Hardcopy 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
Interactive Maps and Apps
Use maps on your mobile devices and locate yourself without the Internet or network connections. Stay safe and aware of where you are, even in the remotest of places using the Avenza Maps app.
Take Avenza Maps hiking, biking, climbing, camping and anywhere you need a map outdoors. Offline location helps you stay on track, on the trail, and out of restricted areas.
Download The App From The App Store Or Google Play.
Interactive Visitor Map shows recreation areas and roads on all national forests. The map is now available for mobile download, look for "Visitor Map: Map of Forest Service Lands". Interactive Visitor Map
Downloadable PDF Maps for Printing
FREE 11" x 18" generalized shaded relief paper map showing main roads, points of interest, main camping and picnic areas (including facilities) and ranger stations. A good introduction to the Gila National Forest is offered on the reverse, as well as some photos showing main attractions. The pocket guide information was last revised in 2018. A free Gila NF Pocket Guide Map is available from all Gila National Forest district offices or by downloading the pdf. Reminder: All campgrounds on the Gila National Forest are limited to a 14-day camping stay. Free pocket guide
Map of campsites on the Gila National Forest. Campground map
Free Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs), also known as Travel Management Maps, are available at any of the six ranger districts and can also be downloaded. Motor Vehicle Use Maps
Guide to your National Forests and Grasslands shows all National Forests and Grasslands across the country. Forest Service District Maps
The USGS's 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. Topographic map information.
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.