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 Sierra 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

Ansel Adams Wilderness Map

Ansel Adams Map USDA


Ansel Adams Wilderness, part of Inyo NF and Sierra NF

This High Sierra terrain spans some of the most majestic areas of the Sierra Nevada – the youngest mountain range in the U.S. This wilderness is bordered by National Parks, National Forests, and other Wilderness Areas – all the way around it. Kaiser Wilderness and Lake Edison inside Sierra NF on the west, Yosemite National Park on the north, Inyo NF on the east side, and John Muir Wilderness on the south end. Wow!

This 230,300 acre, high elevation wilderness was formerly the Minarets Wilderness, renamed in 1984 to honor the pioneering landscape photographer, Ansel Adams. Known for spectacular alpine scenery, elevations range from 7,000 to 14,000 feet. Rugged granite peaks and passes, with alpine lakes, includes high country east of the Sierra crest. Pacific Crest Trail and John Muir Trail cross this High Sierra Wilderness region.

This USDA map is also available at Ranger Stations.

Perfect for packing and hiking references, fishing lakes, creeks, high altitude camp sites, horse packing routes, or extended backpacking adventures. Map Scale = 1″ to mile; Printed on waterproof plastic paper. Updated in 2011. ISBN# 9781593515188

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see also –

Eastern Sierra Trail Map

Ansel Adams Wilderness Trail Map
by Tom Harrison Topo Maps

NatGeo Ansel Adams Map #309 Yosemite SE

Ansel Adams Trailhead locations include –

Eastern Sierra: Lee Vining, June Lake, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Western Sierra: Edison Lake (pictured below), Huntington Lake, Shaver Lake, Clover Meadow, Mammoth Pool Reservoir, NorthFork via Bass Lake and Yosemite National Park.

Edison Lake

Angeles National Forest Map

Angeles National Forest Map

New map, new front cover, as of 2016
NFS – USDA – U.S. Forest Service

Angeles Crest / San Gabriel Mountains
Angeles Forest / San Gabriel National Monument

Angeles National Forest
USGS map California: Angeles Map. San Gabriel Mountains, Mount Wilson, Castaic, Angeles Crest, Chilao, Crystal Lake, Wrightwood
Los Angeles Mountains
WATERPROOF MAP plastic & tear resistant. Ranger Map – NFS issued map. GPS: Longitude & Latitude; Rivers, Creeks, Peaks, Elevations, 4WD & every dirt BackRoad, Hot Springs, Equestrian Areas, all Campgrounds, Hiking Trails & BackPacking Trailheads. Areas include: Chilao, San Gabriel Wilderness, Cucamonga Wilderness, Sheep Mountain, Lake Castaic, Mount Wilson, Castaic, Angeles Crest, Crystal Lake, Jackson Lake, Upper Big Tujunga, Little Tujunga, Mount Gleason, Mount Pacifico, Kratka, Cloudburst Summit, Lytle Creek, Chantry Flat, Bandito.

Quality USDA maps created for the National Forest Service. Size: 27″x 44″ overall / 4″x9″ folded; Printed on plastic in 2016. ISBN# 9781628114225

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OLDER VERSION

see also – NatGeo Angeles Map #811

Wrightwood CA

Wrightwood is located on the southern end of Angeles Crest Highway 2

PCT Map #4 Mid Sierra

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PCT Map #4 Central Sierra Nevada Mountains

Le Conte to Lake Tahoe

Pacific Crest Trail National Scenic Trail
PCT – Hiking Map 4

ALPINE LAKE

ALPINE LAKES, everywhere!

Sierra Nevada Mountains, spanning from Le Conte Canyon to Barker Pass, on the west side of Lake Tahoe. Kings Canyon National Park northward to Lake Tahoe. Covers most of the High Sierra (N of Whitney) and so much more; from Bishop Pass, Mammoth Lakes, Yosemite National Park, Sonora Pass, Emigrant Wilderness, Ebbetts Pass, Carson Pass, and then overlook the massive mountain lake known as Tahoe. USDA, Large fold out map, durable waterproof paper w/ sturdy cardboard cover. ISBN# 9781593514716
PCT hikes

If you must hike only ONE SECTION of the PCT, then this one stretch, LE CONTE to LAKE TAHOE, is by far the best for high altitude, granite, peaks, passes, total alpine lake bliss, with incredible mountain scenery. When you must limit your big adventure trek, due to time constraints, this portion is some of the most beautiful high elevation terrain in the whole darn nation. Seriously. Better than a movie!

Services like grocery, laundromats, hotels, restaurants, post office, available in SLT (South Lake Tahoe). Postal, food & lodging can be had in numerous locations along certain high country routes – like Vermillion Resort @ Lake Edison. The PCT guide books give good descriptions of these handy trailheads with services, in way more detail.

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Yosemite Granite

see also –
Kearsarge Pass Trail Map
Kings Canyon Highcountry Map
Sequoia Kings NP Maps
Mono Divide Highcountry
Mammoth & Mono Map by NatGeo
Mono Lake Map
Yosemite Maps by NatGeo
Yosemite Maps by Tom Harrison
Emigrant Wilderness Map
Toiyabe National Forest Map
Hoover Wilderness Map
Lake Tahoe Maps

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carson iceberg wilderness