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

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

For example:

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

Other Maps

Over Snow Vehicle Use Map

For over-snow vehicles onty. Refer to Tahoe National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Map {MVUM) for all other motor vehicles.

Forest Publications

Our publications fall into a few broad categories: administrative, general, recreation and research publications.

Recreation Opportunity Guides

Tahoe NF Publication

Camping and Picnicking


OHV Trails


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


Bears and You

Take the necessary precautions to minimize bear interactions - to protect you and your loved ones as well as the bear.

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Preserving the Past

This brochure explains the importance of protecting archeological and historical sites on the National Forest. 

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