Maps & Publications

Forest Visitor Maps, Grab a map for your forest adventures

The interactive Forest Map Finder link above is the quickest access to find and purchase the Forest Visitor Maps. The Forest Visitor Maps of each National Forest and Grassland provide forest-wide information on attractions, facilities, services, and opportunities. Some maps are readily available to purchase at your Forest District offices. Please contact the local forest directly to check on availability.

The links found in the Forest Map Finder will take you to the following sites: district offices selling the maps locally, US Geological Surveyfor online sales, Avenza Map Storefor electronic (GeoPDF) maps, and links to the free official Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) displaying roads, trails, and areas open to motor vehicle use in the National Forest.


Single Map of Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming and UtahMap of the Intermountain Region

This Intermountain Region map is available for downloading. It shows the different forest boundaries within the Region, as well as major highways, landmarks and the cities that a Forest Service Office can be located.

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images of three National Forest MapsIntermountain Region Forest Visitor Maps

The most popular maps for visitors to the Ashley, Boise, Bridger-Teton, Caribou-Targhee, Dixie, Fishlake, Humboldt-Toiyabe, Manti-LaSal, Payette, Salmon-Challis, Sawtooth and Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forests in the Intermountain Region.

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Picture of Interactive Visitor MapInteractive Visitor Map

There are a lot of recreation sites, trails and roads available on the map. Information is being collected and updated to this map on a continual basis. Use this map to help plan your adventures.

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Black and White Motor Vehicle Use MapMotor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM)

The MVUM is a free, legal map displaying the roads, trails, and areas open to motor vehicle use in the national forest. Other travel aids or more detailed maps may be used in conjunction with the MVUM, it is the MVUM itself which is the reference document for where it is legal to drive a motor vehicle and is republished every year. Free hard copies of these maps are available upon request at the corresponding national forest office, or you may download the PDF version.

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images of three national forest mapsWilderness Maps

Wilderness maps are available to purchase from individual forests, the USGS store (link below) as well as the Wilderness Connect website sponsored by the University of Montana in sponsorship with the Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management and Fish & Wildlife.

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USGS thumbnail snapshot from homepageHistoric Topo Maps

Historic maps are snapshots of the nation's physical and cultural features at a particular time. Historical maps are often useful to scientists, historians, environmentalists, genealogists and others researching a particular geographic location or area. Select the desired state and scale from the drop-downs. The earliest maps are found at scales no longer used, such as 1:48000.

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Snapshot of trail mapsTrail Maps

The Intermountain Region offers several types of trail maps, many specific to recreational activities such as cross-country skiing, backpacking and snowmobiling. However, availability varies by Forest. Please select your local Forest Service office or area of interest and contact them for additional information.

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Forest Specific Maps, Links and Publications

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We have provided a wide variety of publications available to download. However, content, availability, and assortment vary greatly by Forest.  If you do not find what you are looking for, check the forest web site or contact your local forest or area of interest.

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