Tahoe Rim Trail Topo Map: Lake Tahoe Recreation Map, Tahoe Topo Maps, Hiking Trails Backpacking Maps, Lake Tahoe Hikes; Meeks Bay, Martis Peak, Tahoe Rim Trail, King Beach, Emerald Bay, Granlibakken, Spooner Lake, Martlett Lake, Tahoe Meadows, Desolation Wilderness Trails, Sugar Pine Point, South Lake Tahoe, Alpine Meadows, Fallen Leaf Lake Hiking Trails. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 72K; ISBN# 9781877689598
The Tahoe Rim Trail is 165 miles of single-track trail that circum-navigates perimeter of Lake Tahoe, CA. while passing through 2 states, 6 counties, one state park, 3 national forests, and 3 wilderness areas. Forty-nine miles overlap with the Pacific Crest Trail. A network of additional trails connects to this popular rim trail.
Elevations along the trail range from 6,300′ at Tahoe City to 10,338′ at the top of Relay Peak. Numerous creeks and lakes, ridges and meadows, conifer forests, scree slopes and alpine terrain with wildflowers.
There are 10 official trailheads that access the eight trail segments which form a continuous loop in the mountains above the lake. The segments range from 12.2 to 32.5 miles in length. Unofficial entry points also provide a means of getting onto the trails. Trail conditions are best during the usually snow-free months of July through October, and the height of the wildflower bloom is usually July and August.
National Geographic Maps also makes a trail maps for the Tahoe Rim Trail.
Welcome to Total Escape’s San Francisco Trail Map overview. The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most populated areas of the Golden State, although it does offer some of the best “city hiking” anywhere around. Located next to the coast, this area has beaches, cliffs, waterfalls, redwood groves and numerous local mountains.
Several brands of hiking maps exist for the San Francisco Bay Area. National Geographic, Tom Harrison, Wilderness Press.
Maps and Guide Books for hiking, trail running, horseback and mountain bike trails, plus areas for picnicking, local camping spots and the very best view points in all the Bay Area of California. Parklands include – Redwood Forests, Open Spaces, Beach Cliffs, State Parks, National Parks, Wildlife Refuges, and Preserves. From the Point Reyes Lighthouse to the peak of Mount Diablo, we have it covered right here.
Wilderness Press Maps:
2022 unfortunately now all 3 of these recreation maps below are currently out of print and not easy to find online.
Pt Reyes National Seashore Map
Central San Francisco Peninsula Trails
San Francisco Peninsula Parklands
Tule Elk Preserve on the far north end of the Point Reyes peninsula
Mt Diablo Hiking Trails, East Bay San Francisco, California
* This older, government issued, paper topo map for Cucamonga Wilderness is out of print;ranger stations may still have these
Mt Baldy & Cucamonga Wilderness Map
by Tom Harrison Maps
2022 currently unavailable on Amazon
Baldy Map / San Gabriel Mountains Map / Cucamonga Wilderness
Cucamonga Wilderness Hiking Map, Angeles National Forest, San Gabriel Forests, Lytle Creek Routes, Mount Baldy Ski Area, West Baldy, Devils Backbone, Mt. Baldy Trails, Manker Flats, Stockton Flats, Mt. San Antonio, Telegraph Peak, Icehouse Canyon, Thunder Mountain, Timber Mountain, Cucamonga Peak. Waterproof plastic map. Published 2012. ISBN# 9781877689666
photo by Chris DiNenna
Hiking trails reach the summit from four sides of the mountain, and one route can be completed with assistance from the nearby ski lift. The trails vary in difficulty, and there are plenty of options for novices, as well as experienced hikers.
Mt. Baldy Notch – (3.5 miles one way): The trail begins at Manker Flats, where the Baldy Notch Service Road can be taken to the notch. The trail provides scenic views at the notch, and other trails ahead.
Devil’s Backbone – (3.2 miles one way from Notch: A service road at Mt. Baldy Notch leads to the Devil’s Backbone trailhead and continues to the main peak.
Mt. Baldy Trail – (6.5 miles one way to Mt. Baldy Summit): This is the oldest and longest trail to the summit. Because it starts at Mt. Baldy Village, it has almost 6000′ of elevation gain.
Icehouse Canyon – (3.7 miles one way): The Icehouse Canyon trail begins in the parking lot at Icehouse and goes all the way up to Icehouse Saddle where a number of trails can be taken either to the Notch or to nearby peaks such as Ontario and Cucamonga. (5.5 miles).
Ski Hut Trail – This trail follows the east side of the San Antonio Creek canyon to a small backcountry ski hut owned by the Sierra Club. A use trail continues around the left side of the bowl and then to the summit.
Three T’s – (5.3 miles one way): The trail starts and ends at the Icehouse Canyon Trailhead. It leads to views from the summits of Thunder, Timber and Telegraph Mountains.