Maps & Publications

Forest Visitor Map 

These color maps are tear-resistant and waterproof. The map scale is 1/2"-1 mile; they are planimetric and show some spot elevations. They are available for purchase at any these locations.

Order maps online at the United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Vehicle Use Map  

Motor Vehicle Use Maps are the official map for designating all roads and trails available for public motorized travel on Monongahela National Forest. Visitors should not rely on any other maps for making decisions about motorized travel. Download a copy here: MVUM Maps 

Trail Maps 

Several trail maps are listed below for download. 

Cheat/Potomac Ranger District  

Gauley Ranger District  

Greenbrier Ranger District  

Marlinton/White Sulphur Ranger District  

Wilderness Maps 

Monongahela National Forest includes 115,000 acres of designated Wilderness. More information and downloadable maps can be found at the links below under the Additional Resources tab. 

USGS Maps 

USGS maps available for download in GeoPDF format from topoView. Anyone involved in monitoring or assessing change over time will find these maps a valuable resource. This effort is a companion to the USGS US Topo Program. Also included is the Forest Service Single Edition Historic Topographic maps produced in cooperation with the USGS from 1994-2007. 

Geospatial Data 

FSGeodata Clearinghouse 

USDA Forest Service data are available from various sources across the web. including the FSGeodata Clearinghouse, Forest Service regions and forests across the country, as well as Esri’s ArcGIS Online portal

USDA Forest Service Geodata Clearinghouse is an online collection of digital data related to forest resources. Download datasets related to forests and grasslands, including boundaries and ownership, natural resources, roads and trails, as well as datasets related to State and private forested areas, including insect and disease threat and surface water importance. You can also find downloadable map products, raster data and links to other sources of Forest resource information. 



https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/mnf/maps-pubs