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.
- You can purchase National Forest Visitor Maps through the U.S. Geological Survey Store or our partner organization, Three Forests Interpretive Association (3FIA).
- Several types of mobile compatible maps are available from Avenza Maps.
- US Geological Survey website offers USGS Topographic Maps and a wide variety of maps on-line and for purchase.
In general, forest visitor and other kinds of maps may also be purchased at most Sierra National Forest Offices.
Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)
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.
Sierra National Forest Visitor Guide
Now available to view online and print at home! This guide is also available for free at all Sierra National Forest offices and visitor centers.
Recreation Opportunity Guides
For downloadable copies (PDF format) of our Recreation Opportunity Guides (ROGs) please select an option from the links below. These same brochures and handouts are also available in printed form at any of our forest offices.
Select a District:
These are just a sampling of the types of handouts that are free at your local forest office.