Maps & Publications


Both the Ozark National Forest and the St. Francis National Forest maps are available for purchase at the Forest Supervisors' Office in Russellville, AR, and also in the district offices. Please call first for availability. 

Visitor Maps can be ordered directly online fromthe USGS store here.

Online maps for other national forests in both paper format and digital format (to use in the Avenza app) are available at the MapFinder Website.

General Information Brochures

Rules for Visitors to the National Forests in Arkansas and Oklahoma. (1,046KB)

Recreation Area Directory

The Recreation Area Directory will help you enjoy the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests. In this directory you will find descriptions of and directions to picnic areas, campgrounds, points of interest, trails, wilderness areas. You will find information on the facilities available at each site, which is also summarized in the Recreation Area Index of this directory. Download the Recreation Area Directory (5,604KB)

[image]: Recreation Area Directory

Interactive Visitor Map

Icon for the Interactive Visitor Map

Discover the Forest with this hidden gem - try the new Forest Map! The Visitor Map allows the public to view, through an online map interface, Forest Service roads, trails, recreation sites, wilderness areas, and wild & scenic rivers. The map can be used on personal computers, smart phones or tablet devices through any modern web browser. This Interactive Forest Map is also available as a mobile app for your Android (Google Play) or Apple device (Apple App store). 

Notable app. features include:
* accessible recreation locations
* simplified and streamlined map interface
* national-level search capabilities
* wildfire and weather warnings/watches
* easily share the map through email or on social networks
* offline mapping

More information about the Forest Service Visitor Map is available here.

Smartphone AVENZA PDF App

Get the App. Get the Map.
AVENZA PDF MAPS is a free mobile map application that enables you to download maps over a Wi-Fi or cellular network to read on your smartphone or tablet. Use your device’s built-in GPS to track your location on the map. The beauty is that you can access these maps and locate yourself even when you’re offline (no WiFi or Cell connection) because they’re saved to the device’s memory.

For more information about Avenza PDF Maps including tutorials, check out this webpage. List of all Avenza maps for the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests available here.


Forest Visitor Maps are now available through the GAIA GPS app in IOS and Android. The annual subscription to GAIA GPS includes free access to visitor maps nationwide

Free Downloadable Topography Maps

Forest Service Topography Maps: These maps overlay Forest Service assets, such as roads and campgrounds, on USGS's topographic maps. They are available for download by quadrangle.

Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)

Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Policy & Fact Sheet

District offices for OHV riding

Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Maps - Traveling the Back Country

Recreation Opportunity Guides (ROGs)

Ozark National Forest Guides

St. Francis National Forest Guides:

Walk-In Turkey Areas

Growing Season Prescribed Burns Benefit Turkey Habitat

Ozark National Forest

St. Francis National Forest