Utah Maps

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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 it’s neighbor, Zion National Park. Tourists everywhere.

Look for the small back roads, to get you up and around the outskirts of Zion Valley – very scenic drives. Ghost towns, pinyon forests, 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 Angeles Landing, Zion NP

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cool canyon hikes

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RED DIRT TRAILS

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schaffer trail

schaffer trail, canyonlands NP

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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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NatGeo Wilderness Areas: Carson Iceberg, Emigrant & Mokelumne

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

Wilderness Press Topo Map: Yosemite & Vicinity

Emigrant Wilderness Map

Emigrant Trail Maps

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Emigrant Wilderness Area
part of Stanislaus National Forest

Highway 108 – Sonora Pass
Sierra Nevada Gold Country
North of Yosemite National Park

Emigrant Wilderness Map USDA

OLD VERSION

High Sierra with deep snow closes this region annually. This is usually the last Sierra Hwy Pass to OPEN for through-traffic in summer. It gets more snow than Yosemite. 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

Topo Maps by Tom Harrison

OLD VERSION

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

Wilderness Press Topographic Map


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Grand Canyon National Park Map

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Grand Canyon Maps

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The Colorado River carves out the Grand Canyon, the largest National Park in the nation. 2019 marks the park’s 100th birthday!

The large river flows south from the state of Colorado, down thru the red rock deserts of the Southwest US; separating Arizona from California, down to Baja California and the Sea of Cortez

North Rim of Grand Cyn = Utah (8000′ elevation) conifer forests

South Rim of Grand Cyn = Arizona (7000′ elevation) pinyon forests

Arizona Camping Maps

Utah Maps & Utah Books

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