Maps & Publications

Map of the Huron-Manistee National Forests showing the location of the Forests within MichiganThe forest has a variety of maps available to aid visitors. To get more information on a particular map or to download an electronic version of an available map select the Feature or Spotlight below for the map you are looking for. 

  • Motor vehicle use maps (MVUM's) are available to all visitors free of charge to show where visitors can legally drive their motorized vehicles - select Motor Vehicle Use Maps. 
  • Visitor maps are available at offices for a nominal fee to assist visitors in locating recreation sites, and should be used in conjunction with MVUM's - select Visitor Maps. 
  • Topographical Maps are available on the USGS website to download or purchase. 
  • Wildlife habitat maps are available to show various stages of habitat across the forest - Select wildlife maps.
  • Recreation publications and maps are available for visitors recreating in specific areas of the forest - select Forest Publications and Recreation Maps. 
  • Firewood Maps are located in the Forest Products Permits section of the website.

NOTE: We are in the process of updating our free, on-line recreation maps to meet electronic accessibility requirements. We appreciate your patience as we work through this process.  If a particular map has not yet been updated you can contact an office for a print version:


Temporary Closure and Detour Maps

None at this time. 


Forest Publications and Recreation Maps

North Country Trail Brochure Cover

Brochures and recreation maps available for the Huron-Manistee National Forests.

Wildlife Maps

Hunting - man with deer

Wildlife Habitat Maps


Motor Vehicle Use Maps

Motor Vehicle Use Map Cover

The MVUM is a black and white map with no topographic features. It is a map for legal designations of where you can travel with various motorized vehicles. This map is free.

Topographical Maps

Forest Proximity Map with Ranger District boundaries

Information for obtaining a topographical map. 


Orders of the Forest Supervisor

As a visitor to the National Forest, you are asked to follow certain rules designed to protect the Forest, natural resources and to provide for public safety of visitors. 

Visitor Maps

Huron Visitor Map Cover

Information on obtaining a Visitor Map of the Huron-Manistee.