Maps & Publications

Many maps and publications are available to provide visitors with information about the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland. Visitor information maps are comprehensive plastic coated maps or digital, geo-referenced Avenza maps that show roads and highways, cities, bodies of water, recreational sites, campgrounds, trails, private and public land designations, and more for Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests & Thunder Basin National Grassland. These maps are $14 for print and $5 for digital editions. Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs) show motorized roads, trails, and seasonal closures and are available for free as downloads and at ranger district offices.

*Some map products may contain geographic feature names declared derogatory through U.S. Department of the Interior Secretarial Orders 3404 & 3405. Upon the next printing of this publication the USDA Forest Service will use official replacement names. For a list of declared derogatory names and official replacement names, visit:

Learn about these and other map products using the links below.

  • Mobile Friendly Maps

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    Download forest visitor maps to your mobile device via the Avenza app.

  • Motor Vehicle Use Maps

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    Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs) show national forest system roads & trails open to motorized travel.

  • Buy Maps Online

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    Search for forest, grassland, district, wilderness and specialty maps on the USGS Store.

  • National Map Tool

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    View the National Interactive Visitor Map to locate recreation sites on Forest Service lands.

  • Forest Service Topographical Maps

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    Downloadable maps overlay that Forest Service assets on USGS quadrangles.

  • GIS Data

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    Digital data is available on our Geospatial Data web page.

Other Maps & Publications

Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Hiking Trails Quicksheets/Maps: Downloadable trail descriptions and vicinity maps for the Hans Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District.

US Geological Survey: offers a variety of maps, including geologic maps, topographic maps, geospatial map applications, and more.

Trails Illustrated: These maps are based on USGS information, modified and regularly revised by National Geographic Maps in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service and local agencies.

Routt National Forest - Winter Recreation