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

STF Atlas imageThe Forest Service publishes a variety of map products to help you plan your next adventure or enjoy your next visit. Select the "Forest Maps" link for a listing of other maps that are available from the forest.

For example:

In general, forest visitor and other kinds of maps may also be purchased at most Stanislaus 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.

Forest Publications

2017-2018 Stanislaus Traveler ImageOur publications fall into a few broad categories: administrative, general, recreation and research publications.

Stanislaus Forest Visitor Guide

Now available to view online and print at home! This is the forest's 15 page guide containing recreation, wilderness, water and winter information for visitors. This guide is also available for free at all Stanislaus National Forest offices and visitor centers.

Recreation Opportunity Guides (ROG)


Know Before You Go

Things To Do

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