Capital Reef Map

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hiking slot canyons

Capital Reef National Park Map

NPSCapt Reef NP 

Utah’s National Parks are unbelievably beautiful. Enjoying one National Park at a time would require months. Hiking, off-roading and camping are always popular during the summer months, yet most of the parks are open all year long.

NPSCapital Reef is a fertile high desert canyon with plenty of great slot canyons and archways to explore. The main campground on the highway is located next to a historic fruit orchard.

camptruckCathedral Valley is a cool off-road destination for secluded camping, way off the paved highway. Self sufficient campers only!

The Burr Trail is a historic graded road, with steep switchbacks and red rock scenery. This main backcountry route connects the National Park to remote BLM land, south of the park.

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Hiking in Capital Reef National Park

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NatGeo #267 – Capitol Reef NP Map

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May is generally the best month for camping & hiking in southern Utah. Summer can bring triple digit heat and late season thunderstorms. Flash floods are common and life threatening in this mountainous high desert region. Winter snow is typical in this region.

NFSFishlake National Forest is neighboring the National Park on the west side of Capital Reef NP. Free camping is available on dirt roads in the National Forest; 4x4campfire permits are required for back country camping. RV park, motels, market and restaurants available in Torrey.

 

nearest town:
Torrey, UT

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burr trail

The Historic Burr Trail is a very long, yet drivable, graded dirt road connecting many public lands in south central Utah. High clearance is recommended, 4WD may be required during wet weather or snow.

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apps/maps:
download digital topos & maps

BLM Map: West Wayne County UT (free)
Fishlake National Forest Topo Atlas
Fishlake NF Utah – Off Road Map (free)
Fishlake NFS Visitor Map – North Half
Glen Canyon Lake Powell Map NPS (free)
Glen Canyon Recreation Area – Lake Powell Map
Grand Staircase Escalante Map BLM
Motorized Routes Map, Emery County UT
NatGeo #707 – Fish Lake, Manti Map (Interstate 70)

Fish Lake NF

Free Camping @ Fishlake NF – Torrey, Utah

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Giant Walls of Capital Reef

DanaMite will be listing more Utah maps this summer!

Los Padres National Forest Map

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California Central Coast Forest Maps

Los Padres National Forest
There are numerous maps covering the coastal mountain regions of Los Padres NF, which spans from Monterey Bay in the north to the Ojai mountains in the south, and eastward to Tejon Pass @ Interstate 5. Many folks call this area the Santa Barbara mountains, but it is so vast that it covers way more than just the coastline.

The National Forest Service makes two forest maps and two wilderness maps; USDA maps include:LosPadresSouthUSDA

bigsur814NatGeo, short for National Geographic makes three Trails Illustrated colorful, topographic maps covering the entire Big Sur coast line and mountain areas:

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Ozena Views, from Lockwood Valley Road

hikerTom Harrison created the best hiking topo for
SESPE WILDERNESS TRAIL MAP 

Los Padres OHV 4×4 MAPS
Numerous off-road maps available as downloads (for free)

Los Padres Digital Maps

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apps/maps:
download digital topos & maps

Alamo Mtn / Miller Jeep Trail Map
Apache Canyon Topo Map USFS
Ballinger Canyon OHV Trails 4×4
Bates Canyon New Cuyama Map USFS
Camp Scheideck Reyes Peak USFS
Cone Peak Big Sur Map USFS
Cuddy Valley Topo Map USFS
Figueroa Mountain Topo Map USFS
Frazier Mountain Topo Map USF
Lake Cachuma Topo Map USFS
Lockwood Valley Topo Map USFS
Los Olivos Topo Map USFS
Los Padres MVUM – Navajo Flat (free)
Los Padres NF Visitor Map (South)
Los Padres NF Visitor Map (Central)
Los Padres NF Visitor Map (North)
Matilija Canyon Wilderness USFS
Mount Pinos OHV Guide East(free)
Mount Pinos OHV Guide West (free)
NatGeo 812 – Los Padres National Forest East
NatGeo 813 – Los Padres National Forest West
NatGeo 814 – Big Sur, Ventana Wilderness
Ojai Topo Map USFS
Santa Lucia OHV 4×4 Trails (free)
Sawmill Mountain Map USFS
Sespe Wilderness Topo Map
Tassajara Hot Springs Big Sur USFS
Ventana Cones Big Sur Map USF
Wheeler Springs Topo Map USFS

Snowy Mil Potreo Highway

Snowy Mil Potreo Highway

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more links for this area –

Beautiful PMC

Beautiful PMC

4x4 Routes Los Padres

Lake Tahoe Basin Map

Two different recreation maps for the Lake Tahoe Basin are created by the USDA & NatGeo. Several smaller brands for regional topographic trail maps. The US Forest Service has the Tahoe National Forest Map that encompasses a much larger area. Numerous books exist for backpacking and hiking around Tahoe.

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NatGeo Map #803 Tahoe Basin

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Lake Tahoe Trails Illustrated Map from National Geographic

Recreation Map for Lake Tahoe Basin, Topographic Lake Map, Backroads Hiking Maps, Tahoe Backpacking, Tahoe Camping, All Campgrounds, Trailheads, Creeks and Lakes. Sierra Nevada Back Roads, Truckee River Camping & Hiking Map. Very detailed & colorful. 2 -sided map, waterproof plastic map; tear resistant. GPS data. Map scale 1:63,360 / Contour Interval = 50 feet. ISBN# 9781566953344

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townNcountryMany believe that Lake Tahoe was formed by the collapse of an ancient volcanic crater, but the natural lake and mountain basin was actually formed by the rise and fall of the landscape due to faulting.

The Tahoe Basin which spans approximately 22 miles long (and 12 wide), is located on top of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Separating California from Nevada state, a year-round, mountain resort destination. The lake is often referred to as “Jewel of the Sierra”.

Largest freshwater, alpine lake in North America.
Second deepest lake in the U.S.
Second highest lake in the U.S.

LAKE TAHOE – 6625′ elevation above sea level

Adventure Maps

Fine Edge Tahoe Maps

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Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, USDA Map


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Lake Tahoe Map USDA
Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit

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Lake Tahoe Basin & Vicinity

USGS Map California: Lake Tahoe Basin Map; Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe, Desolation Wilderness, Granite Chief, Fallen Leaf Lake. Tahoe Recreation, Camping Map. USDA NFS Recreation Area. All forest lands, trails & roads surrounding Lake Tahoe; 10 miles all the way around lake. Printed on waterproof plastic. Published 2010. ISBN# 9781593514808. Older version printed on paper in 1998.

TAHOE OUTDOOR RECREATION

  • backpacking
  • boating
  • camping
  • casinos
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • horseback
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • off-roading
  • sailing
  • snow skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • xc skiing

see also –
Tom Harrison Tahoe Rim Trail

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Tahoe National Forest

nearby towns:

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Kern River Maps

Kern River Canyon Recreation Maps

Lower Kern Trails

Lower Kern River Trail

  • backpacking
  • boulders
  • camping
  • cedar groves
  • fishing
  • fire lookout towers
  • hiking
  • horseback riding
  • hot springs
  • hunting
  • mountain meadows
  • mountain biking
  • off-roading
  • rock climbing
  • sequoia groves
  • wildflowers

Maps of the Kern River Canyon & vicinity:

Sequoia National Forest USDA Map
Dome Land Wilderness Map USDA
Golden Trout South Sierra Map USDA
Golden Trout Wilderness Map Tom Harrison
Jawbone Canyon, Kelso Valley OHV Map
Pacific Crest Trail Topo Map #3

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Lake Isabella, from Caliente Bodfish Road

Kern River
Kern Plateau
Shermans Pass Road #22S05
Sierra Back Road Maps

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Year Round Recreation

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digital maps for download

BLM Topo Map – Lake Isabella, California
Tom Harrison Topo Map – Golden Trout Wilderness
Giant Sequoia Forest Map Topo
Pacific Crest Trail – Section G (Map Bundle)

USGS Topo Map – Alta Sierra, Shirley Mdws (free)
USGS Topo Map – Cannel Peak, Creek, Meadows (free)
USGS Topo Map – Johnsondale, Sequoia NF (free)

Kern River (north) OHV Guide Map
Kern River (south) OHV Guide Map
CTUC Inyo & Sequoia (south) OHV Map
USFS Winter Recreation Map – Sequoia NF (free)
USFS Winter Recreation Map – Western Divide, Sequoia (free)
USFS Map Sequoia MVUM – Kern River North (free)
Sequoia MVUM – Western Divide Map (free)
Inyo MVUM – Monache Mdws, South Fork Kern River (free)
Inyo MVUM – Southern Sierra OHV Trails (free)

California Deer Hunting Zone D8 – Kern Map
California Deer Hunting Zone X10 – South Sierra Map

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nearby towns:

Kern back road destinations:

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Rincon Camp @ Sherman Pass Road