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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Shasta-Trinity National Forest Map

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NFSShasta National Forest & Trinity National Forest have a combined region in Northern California, managed by the US Forest Service. This Shasta Trinity Map covers both areas and is one of the largest and thickest of the USDA waterproof maps.

Shasta Trinity National Forest Map

Shasta Trinity National Forests
Shasta Map: includes Trinity National Forest, Trinity River, Trinity Lake, Mount Shasta. Quality USDA maps created for the National Forest Service. NorCal’s finest alpine region. Trinity Alps & Mt. Shasta, Yolla Bolly Middle Eel Wilderness, Weaverville, Lewiston, Trinity Center, California WATERPROOF MAP SHASTA Ranger Map – NFS issued map. GPS: Longitude & Latitude; Rivers, Creeks, Peaks, Elevations, 4WD & every dirt back road. hikerHot Springs, Equestrian Areas, all Campgrounds, Hiking Trails & BackPacking Trailheads.

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Shasta Lake, California

canoeAreas include: Northern California, Siskiyou County, Trinity County, Redding, Weaverville, Lewiston, Platina, Shasta Lake, Sawtooth Ridge, Trinity Alps, Hayford, Big Bar, McCloud, Castle Crags, Trinity Lake, Whiskeytown Lake, Lewiston Lake, Coffee Creek, Trinity River, Scott Mountain, Yolla Bolly Middle Eel Wilderness, Chanchelulla Wilderness, Junction City, Fork Mountain. Usually only found at Ranger Stations – Hard to find maps. Size: 39″x 45″ overall / 4″x9″ folded; Printed on plastic map paper in 2010. ISBN# 9781593515003

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Shasta Map

PREVIOUS VERSION

Trinity River

Trinity River, above Trinity Lake

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OLD VERSION

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REAL OLD EDITION

California Road Trips to Shasta and Shasta Camping:fish
Shasta- Trinity National Forest

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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

Plumas National Forest Map

Plumas Forest Map

Northern Sierra Nevada Mountains, Feather Rivers, Quincy, Blairsden, Bucks Lake, Dixie Mountain, Lake Davis

GPS: Longitude & Latitude; Rivers, Creeks, Peaks, Elevations, 4WD & every dirt BackRoad, Hot Springs, Equestrian Areas, all Campgrounds, Hiking Trails & BackPacking Trailheads.

Areas include: Northern Sierra, Quincy, Blairsden, Buck’s Lake Wilderness, Dixie Mountain State Game Refuge, Mount Hough, Lake Almanor, Lake Davis, Lakes Basin Recreational Area, Little Grass Valley Reservoir, New Bullards Bar Reservoir, Sly Creek Reservoir, Lake Oroville, Gold Lake, Butte Valley Reservoir, Antelope Lake, Snake Lake, Round Valley, Feather River. ISBN# 9781593514525

Map Size: 36″x 48″ overall / 4″x9″ folded; Printed on waterproof plastic in 2013

Gold Lake Hike

Ridge Trail to Mini Gold Lake, Buck Lake Wilderness

Northern Sierra Forest / NorCal’s Red Mountains
Plumas National Forest

Wilderness Areas near Plumas NF:

Graegale Golf

Bucks Lake Wilderness
Middle Fork Feather River

Lakes Basin Recreation Area

Little Grass Valley Reservoir

Antelope Valley Wildlife Area
Crocker Meadows Wildlife Area
Dixie Mountain
Mount Hough
Antelope Valley Wildlife Area

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Curtain Falls, from Dome Trail Hike

 

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Scenic Middle Fork of Feather River, near Berry Creek, CA

nearby towns:

Plumas, National Forest, Map, Fishing, Hiking, Northern Sierra, Quincy, Snake Lake, Blairsden, Buck’s Lake Wilderness, Dixie Mountain, Mount Hough, Lake Davis, Lake Almanor, Gold Lake California, Lakes Basin Recreation Area, Plumas Eureka State Park, Feather River Fishing, Plumas Forest Camping

Lake Davis, California

Lake Davis, California


Snake Lake Camping

Snake Lake Camping