Maps & Publications

The US Forest Service provides several types of publications and maps to the public. The material is available in many forms: brochures, maps, Recreational Opportunity Guides (ROGs), on such subjects as recreation, sightseeing, wilderness, travel management, and vegetation.

Forest Maps

Sequoia NF AtlasThe Forest Service publishes a variety of map products to help you plan your next adventure or enjoy your next visit!

For example:

Maps may also be purchased by mail using the map sales order form (55k pdf). The form includes prices and ordering instructions. In general, forest visitor and other kinds of maps may also be purchased at most Sequoia National Forest Offices.

Motorized Vehicle Use Maps

The Motor Vehicle Use Map displays National Forest System routes (roads and trails) or areas designated open to motorized travel. The Motor Vehicle Use Map also displays uses allowed by vehicle class (highway-legal vehicles, vehicles less than 50 inches wide and motorcycles), and seasonal allowances.

Hume Lake Ranger District and Giant Sequoia National Monument (north)

Western Divide Ranger District and Giant Sequoia National Monument (south)

Kern River Ranger District

Forest Publications

Screenshot Visitor GuideOur publications fall into a few broad categories: administrative, general, recreation and research publications.

Sequoia National Forest Visitor Guide

Now available to view online and print at home! This is the forest's guide containing a variety of useful information for visitors to the forest. This guide is also available for free at all Sequoia National Forest offices and visitor centers.

Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)

Hume Lake Ranger District and Giant Sequoia National Monument (north)

Western Divide Ranger District and Giant Sequoia National Monument (south)

Kern River Ranger District

Select Forest Maps

Recreation Opportunity Guides

Select the "Forest Publications" link for even more opportunity guides.

Mountain Biking

OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle)

Over-Snow

Hiking Trails

These are just a sampling of the types of handouts that are free at your local forest office.