Utah Maps

views of UTAH: topo

camping, hiking, mountain biking, off roading, fishing

the historic burr trail

the historic burr trail, south of Capital Reef NP

HIGH DESERT: Southern Utah is a magical place to explore. Red rock and National Parks, State Parks – too numerous to name. Outdoor recreation around every corner – from river rafting to rugged canyon hikes, wildlife watching to wheeling. Dispersed camping, very abundant. Dirt back roads, by the many miles. Hiking and biking, all over!

The east-west Interstate 70 splits the state, so most parks are located south of the freeway. Green River is a highway town, along I-70 and the mecca, Moab, is south of the interstate.

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MOAB, UT (southeast Utah) – is a hot bed of recreation activities, tourism, hotels, shopping, plus the 2 National Parks.

TORREY, UT (south central Utah) – hip mountain village, next to Fish Lakes National Forest and Capital Reef National Park.

SPRINGDALE, UT (southwest Utah) – the small river town that has merged with neighboring Zion National Park. Tourists everywhere.

Seek the small back roads to get you up and around the outskirts of Zion – very scenic drives. Ghost towns, pinyon & juniper forests, hidden canyons, watrfalls, kolobs and buttes. North of Zion NP, Navajo Lake and Cedar Breaks National Park @ 8000′ elevation – can have snow more than half the year, so plan according.

UTAH TIP = Beware: Thunderstorms and heavy rains are part of the package here in this desert state. Extreme flash floods possible, know the weather forecast and the warnings. Stay out of slot canyons during rainy season. Watch out for wet, muddy, red dirt roads. You’ll get stuck, even in 4WD.

Small farming towns are scattered throughout the National Park areas, some more geared for travelers than others. Many National Forests and BLM areas to camp (for free). Usually just a few miles outside the National Park boundaries. The further you get off pavement, the more seclusion you can find. Find the nearest ranger station and ask some questions – if needbe.

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Utah Park Maps by NatGeo

National Geographic makes these colorful, durable, waterproof maps for all the Utah Parks. More are being released.

Angeles Landing

Atop Angel’s Landing, Zion NP

cool canyon hikes

cool canyon hikes

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RED DIRT TRAILS

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schaffer trail

schaffer trail, canyonlands NP

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4×4 Guide Tahoe NF

Sawmill Lake

Sawmill Lake, Tahoe NF – N of Donner Pass I-80

4Wheeler’s Guide to Trails of the Tahoe National Forest, CA; Lake Tahoe to the North Yuba River; Northern Sierra Nevada mountains, N Gold Country California

4Wheeler’s Guide to the Rubicon Trail

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see also –

Lake Tahoe Basin Topo Atlas

Tahoe National Forest Map USDA

Lake Tahoe Basin – Recreation @ Lake Tahoe

Tahoe Rim Trail Topo Map by Tom Harrison

Tahoe Forest Maps by National Geographic

Tahoe East – Sierra Buttes & Donner Pass

Tahoe West – Yuba River & American River

sierra buttes viewpoints

forest roads tahoe

Death Valley Maps

Death Valley National Park Maps
Hiking, Camping, 4×4 Routes

Topographical maps for DVNP can be found through Tom Harrison and National Geographic. Wilderness Press makes a couple of decent hiking books too.

Inyo National Forest Map from the USDA covers tall mountain peaks west of the National Park. Panamint Valley, Saline Valley, Darwin, Ballarat ghost town are all located on the west side and are also featured on these topographic maps.

California National Park

Death Valley Recreation Map , Tom Harrison

Tom Harrison Recreation Map: Death Valley Maps; Death Valley National Park CA, Furnace Creek, Stovepipe Wells. Eureka Dunes, The Racetrack, Panamint Valley Off Roading, 4×4 Death Valley, Skidoo, Shoshone, Darwin Falls, Darwin Wilderness, Eureka Dunes, Furnace Creek, Zabriskie Point, Stovepipe Wells, Teakettle Junction, 20 Mule Team Canyon, Goler Wash; Barker Ranch, Ballarat Ghost Town California Mining Districts, Mojave Mining Camps, Saline Valley Hot Springs; Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 250K; ISBN# 9781877689574

DEATH VALLEY

OLD VERSION

nearby towns –

death valley map

REAL OLD MAP

Dante's View DVNP

Trails Illustrated Map, National Geographic Death Valley National Park Map #221

Trails Illustrated Map from National Geographic. Death Valley National Park map #221. Inyo Mountains, Inyo Desert Camping, Badwater, Telescope Peak, Panamint Valley, Panamint Range, Ballarat ghost town, Manson Cabin, Amargosa mountains, Death Valley Backcountry map. Hiking Map. Many, many dirt roads and old mining operations to explore. Very detailed & colorful. Waterproof Plastic Map; Tear Resistant. GPS data. ISBN#749717012219

California Desert Parks

Death Valley Maps, Death Valley National Park, Furnace Creek, Stovepipe Wells, Eureka Dunes, Panamint Valley, Scotty’s Castle, Barker Ranch, Manson Ranch, Furnace Creek, Stovepipe Wells. Eureka Dunes, The Racetrack, Panamint Valley Off Roading, 4×4 Death Valley, Skidoo, Shoshone, Darwin Falls, Darwin Wilderness, Eureka Dunes, Furnace Creek, Zabriskie Point, Stovepipe Wells, Teakettle Junction, 20 Mule Team Canyon, Goler Wash; Barker Ranch, Ballarat Ghost Town California Mining Districts, Mojave Mining Camps, Saline Valley Hot Springs


Baja Map Mexico

Detailed Map of Baja Mexico
Baja California MX

Camping Gonzaga Bay

Camping Gonzaga Bay

National Geographic has Adventure Maps for Baja California
full color, 2 sided, waterproof, tear resistant, topo maps

 

NatGeo Baja Map NORTH
(Baja Norte)

This travel map covers from San Diego down to Bay of LA. Norte map covers the US/Mexico border from Tijuana to Mexicali, including border crossings, as well as Ensenada & Tecate. Inset maps give extensive detail to these areas: The southern side shows Valle de los Cirios, Bahia de los Angeles, Native Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco and Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino.

Baja Norte Map

OLDER VERSION

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NatGeo Baja Map SOUTH
(Baja Sur)

The sparsely populated southern half of the peninsula has some of the Gulf of California Islands. The southern side covers the state capital La Paz, Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo, and Todos Santos. Inset maps give extensive detail to some of these popular areas.

Baja California Sur

OLDER VERSION

hiking

Dining Out in Baja

National Geographic Adventure Map Pack
Baja California 2-Map Set

Map Pack Baja

OLDER EDITION

La Paz Coast

La Paz Coast Baja – Sea of Cortez