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

Shasta Trinity MapThe 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 above for even more map selections. Also, here is a helpful brochure about different types of maps and how to read them.

For example:

In general, forest visitor and other kinds of maps may also be purchased at most Shasta-Trinity 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

Our publications fall into a few broad categories: administrative, general, recreation and research publications. Select the "Forest Publications" link for even more opportunity guides.

Recreation Opportunity Guides

Biking and OHV:




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