Maps & Publications

Read This First:

The Forest Visitor Maps and topographic maps are not the legal source of information on which roads and trails are open or what types of vehicles they are open to. The annual Motor Vehicle Use Maps are the legal record of what motorized recreational opportunities are available on Forest Service lands.

Visitor Maps Online

*Visitor maps and publications are available at forest offices.

Search for forest maps for your mobile device at the Avenza map store.

View the National Interactive Visitor Map tool to locate recreation sites on White River National Forest lands.

These Free, Downloadable Topo Maps overlay Forest Service assets on USGS topo maps by quadrangle. 

Motor Vehicle Use Maps show national forest system roads & trails that are open to motorized travel. Routes designated for motorized use may not always be signed on the ground but will be identified on the MVUM.

Digital data is available on our Geospatial Data web page.

Buy Maps and Publications

US Geological Survey: The national source to find, order, or download topographic maps, including quadrangles or “quads.”

Trails Illustrated:These maps are based on USGS information, modified and regularly revised by National Geographic Maps in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service and local agencies. Trails Illustrated maps are available for every state in the Rocky Mountain Region, with the exception of Kansas. Trails Illustrated maps are available online from the USGS Map Store and the Trails Illustrated Web site.