John Muir Wilderness Maps

JMT: John Muir Trail Map

High Sierra Trail

The John Muir Trail is a long-distance trail in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California, passing through Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks.

USDA makes paper maps for John Muir Wilderness w/ Kings Canyon, and Tom Harrison offers the waterproof John Muir Map Pack. National Geographic also makes a topo map for the John Muir Trail.

John Muir Wilderness

Onion Valley Campground

Ansel Adams Wilderness

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John Muir Maps USDA
John Muir Wilderness with Sequoia Kings Canyon Wilderness

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U.S. Forest Service – NFS

Old school maps – two large paper sheets. Available at Inyo NF Ranger Stations.

Eastern Sierra Mountains
High Sierra Peaks

Perfect for a day hike reference or extended backpacking adventures. Map Scale = 1″ to mile; Printed on paper w/ large storage envelope.

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Gilbert Lake, above Onion Valley, Eastern Sierra Independence, CA

OntheTrail.org

This web site makes a great online map resource for this popular high country region –
onthetrail.org/jmt/jmt-topo-maps/

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John Muir Wilderness Map Set
Tom Harrison Maps

John Muir Trail Maps by Tom Harrison, High Sierra Backpacking Maps, Highcountry Trail Map. Eastern Sierra Mountains inside Inyo National Forest

Mount Whitney, Lone Pine, Independence, Big Pine, Bishop, Mammoth Lakes – Eastern California.

John Muir Wilderness Map Set of 13 individual maps. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Smaller maps, not folded. Map Scale: 63K; ISBN# 9781877689345

Heart Lake

National Geographic makes a decent John Muir Trail Map too!

nearby towns:


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Little Pot Hole Lake, Kearsrage Pass Hike

Emigrant Wilderness Maps

Several map makers have waterproof topo maps covering the Emigrant Wilderness Area. Some have more than one wilderness per map, so know the MAP SCALE before you buy one, especially if you need it for an overnight backpacking adventure with super details.

Day hikes into EMIGRANT WILDERNESS AREA from – Sonora Pass (Hwy 108) or Yosemite @ Cherry Lake (Hwy 120).

Emigrant Wilderness – Central Sierra Nevada California

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Emigrant Wilderness Map USDA

Emigrant Wilderness, South of CA 108 – Sonora Pass
part of Stanislaus NF and north of Yosemite National Park

OLD VERSION

High Sierra with deep snows close this region annually. Check local rangers for all road conditions, fire info, trail access points before departing on a backcountry trip. Wilderness permits and campfire permits are always required!

Waterproof Plastic Paper. 1″ to mile; Usually only found at Ranger Stations – Hard to find maps. Perfect for a day hike reference or extended backpacking adventures. Printed on plastic in 2016. ISBN# 9781628114133

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Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map
Tom Harrison

Tom Harrison Trail Map: Emigrant Wilderness Map Trail Map, Sonora Pass Map, Sierra Nevada; Kennedy Meadows, CA. Pinecrest Lake, Dodge Ridge, Relief Reservoir, Leavitt Lake, Leavitt Meadows, The Dardanelles, Eagle Meadows; Sonora River fishing, Dardanelle CA. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 63.4K; ISBN# 9781877689734

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previous version

NatGeo Wilderness Areas: Carson Iceberg, Emigrant & Mokelumne

bestpals

Sonora Pass exploring, in search of wildflowers (mid-JULY)

Wilderness Press Topo Map: Yosemite & Vicinity

Inyo Forest Topo Atlas

High Sierra Topo Map
Eastern Sierra Nevada, California
Inyo National Forest Atlas

The INYO atlas, is a spiral bound book – a collection of all the quads. (7.5 minute topographical maps, of all of Inyo National Forest) Both sides of US Highway 395! From Olancha to Yosemite, Bodie ghost town to Darwin near Death Valley. This book map has detailed topo lines, mountain peaks, streams, lakes, hot springs, hiking trails & back roads. Perfect for all kinds of recreational needs. 117 pages. Printed in 2014. ISBN# 9781628114058

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South Lake near Bishop CA

regional towns:

Inyo National Forest NFS

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Cottonwood Lakes and Horseshoe Meadow, an alternate hiking approach to Mount Whitney

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Inyo National Forest QUADS:
from south to north

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  • Sulphur Pond
  • Negit Island
  • Lundy
  • Dunderberg Peak (12,374′ elev)
  • Cedar Hill
  • Anchorite Hills
Inyo back roads

Inyo back roads, 4×4 routes and hiking trailheads

Inyo National Forest Topo Maps, Topographical Inyo Map, Eastern Sierra, Olancha Peak, Lone Pine, Alabama Hills, Whitney, Mammoth, June Lake, Rock Creek, Lee Vining, Bishop, Sabrina, Palisades Glacier, Onion Valley, Independence, Coyote Flat Lake

best views

Desolation Maps

Desolation Wilderness Maps
Westside of Lake Tahoe

High Sierra Granite, Lakes Sierra Nevada California

Several maps and books cover this Sierra Wilderness Area located right next to Lake Tahoe, the premier alpine lake destinations on the West Coast.

Tahoe Wilderness Winter

Desolation Map

Desolation Wilderness USDA Map

Desolation Map / Desolation Wilderness / Hikes Tahoe
Limited availability. May be found at local ranger stations near Lake Tahoe.

Backpacking & Hiking Trail Map for Desolation Wilderness (Part of El Dorado NF) Waterproof Plastic Paper. Perfect for a day hike reference or extended backpacking adventures. Map Scale = 2″ to mile; ISBN# 9781593514402

Wilderness Press publishes a Desolation Map too!

Desolation Wilderness Trail Map
Tom Harrison MapsTrail Map Desolation

Desolation Wilderness Map Trail Map, Tahoe Lake Camping. Lake Tahoe, CA; Tahoe Westside, Loon Lake camping, Lake Aloha, Emerald Bay, Fallen Leaf Lake, DL Bliss State Park, Echo Lake, Velma Lake, Wrights Lake, Rubicon River, Rubicon 4×4 Trail, Rockbound Valley, Tahoe Rim Trail hiking PCT Pacific Crest Trail; Sierra Nevada High Country Tahoe hiking; Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 42.24K; ISBN# 9781877689611

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see also –
Lake Tahoe Basin Maps

Desolation Books –

Trail Tools Desolation Maps (1996) by Dennis O’Neill