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Maps & Publications

The Hoosier National Forest seeks to provide a comprehensive list of maps for download and purchase to make knowing your forest easy and accurate. We hope you will use these maps to plan your next visit and better understand all that makes up the Hoosier National Forest.


Downloadable Maps


Maps by Activity

Some of our most popular activities can be enjoyed accross the Forest and can require multiplae maps to link together many exciting areas. Those maps include:


Trail Maps

Use the drop-down below to download trail maps from sites across the Hoosier National Forest. Select a trail and then click the download button. 

Maps Available for Purchase

The following water-resistant, large-scale maps are available for purchase at each of our Unit Offices.


Hoosier National Forest Vistor Map

(Scale: 1 inch = 1 mile)  $14.00 each

This map is comprehensive and larger in scale than our downloadable maps.  This map can also be purchased online from the following vendors:


Charles C. Deam Wilderness Map

(Scale: 1 inch = 2,000 feet)  $1.00 each

This topographic map of the entire wilderness area is printed in full color on waterproof paper. Contour lines and trails are shown as well as many striking photographs, a history of the wilderness, and other wilderness information.


National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map

(Scale: 1 inch = 2,500 feet) $11.95 + tax each

This topographic map, produced by National Geographic, features trail systems on the Forest including: the Charles C. Deam Wilderness trails, Birdseye, Brown County D, Celina and Two Lakes Loop, German Ridge, Hardin Ridge, Hemlock Cliffs, Hickory and Nebo Ridge, Lick Creek, Mogan Ridge, Oriole, Pioneer Mothers, Saddle and Tipsaw Lake, Shirley Creek, and Youngs Creek. 

This map is sold through the Hoosier National Forest office by the Eastern National Forests Interpretive Association (ENFIA).  Checks or money orders for this map should be made out to "ENFIA" and separate checks need to be written if other maps are also ordered from USDA Forest Service.

Ordering Maps

The maps listed above can be ordered from the Hoosier National Forest office. Sales are by cash, credit card, check or money order payable to the USDA Forest Service (with the exception of the National Geographic map which should be payable to ENFIA).

Call in orders to be made with credit card payment to 812-275-5987or toll free 1-866-302-4173.

To order by mail, enclose your name and your address, as well as  the names and quanity of the maps you would like to purchase along with payment.

Send to:

Hoosier National Forest
811 Constitution Avenue
Bedford, IN 47421

Mail order requests are only payable by check or money order. Please include a phone number on all checks. 


Hoosier National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Maps

The Hoosier National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) clarifies what types of motor vehicle are currently allowed, when, and where. 

Topographic maps

topographic map clipart

Topographic maps are larger scale maps showing Forest ownership, topography and geographic features. We recommend hunters and other outdoorsmen who are do not intend to stay on trails to have these maps to ensure they stay on national forest land.


Brochures and Publications from the Hoosier National Forest

Here you can find brochures and informational fliers about the Hoosier to help you make the most of your visit.

Hoosier Historical Maps

Historical Maps, some dating to the early 20th century are avialable on line for download from the United States Geological Survey. 

Popular Map Types

  • Topographic Maps

    Available for download and purchase. Scale: 1 inch = 2,000 feet. Topographic maps show Forest Service ownership as well as other physical and cultural features.

  • Motor Vehicle Use Maps

    The Hoosier National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) clarifies what types of motor vehicle are currently allowed, when, and where.