Sierra National Forest Map

Sierra NF Map

Sierra National Forest

Central Sierra National Forest Map. USDA

Bass Lake, Shaver Lake, Huntington, Edison, Florence, Mammoth Pool, Yosemite West

(this one is a more accurate color of the map)

Neighboring Yosemite National Park on the west, Sierra NF is one of the most popular National Forest in U.S. – and California. John Muir Wilderness is within easy reach and trailhead parking can get close to higher elevations, via Lake Edison. Kings River w/ Pine Flat Reservoir and Kings Canyon National Park is on the south border of this forest.

Numerous reservoirs, big rivers, many creeks, meadows, granite walls, domes, mountain peaks. Wilderness trailheads, backpacking, boating, camping, fishing, hot springs, kayaking, mountain biking, mountaineering routes, off roading, river rafting, rock climbing, snowmobiling, snow ski & xc.

snowmoSierra NF is located due east of Fresno, CA

Panorama

Panorama of the Backcountry, via SnowMo in mid-March

Highway 168 well plowed

Highway 168 is plowed often

Sierra National Forest

Waterproof map of the Sierra Nevada. Quality USDA maps created for the National Forest Service. Yosemite West, Kaiser Pass, Kaiser Wilderness, Huntington Lake & Shaver Lake, Dinkey Creek, Wishon Reservoir & Courtright Reservoir. Western Sierra Nevada Wilderness.

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: Western Sierra, Sierra Summit, Mariposa, Wawona, Oakhurst, Merced River, Bass Lake, Huntington Lake, Shaver Lake, Kaiser Pass, Dinkey Creek, South Yosemite, Mono Hot Springs, San Joaquin River, Mammoth Pool Reservoir, Lake Edison, Florence, Wishon, Courtright, John Muir Trail/Wilderness, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Mammoth, Sierra Lakes, North Kings Canyon National Park, Pine Flat Reservoir, Black Rock Reservoir, Kings River, Monarch Wilderness.

Map Size: 36″x 40″ overall / 4″x9″ folded; Printed in 2011 on waterproof plastic. ISBN# 9781593514907

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Sierra National Forest

Sierra National Forest Map

OLDER EDITION

REAL OLD EDITION

 

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rancheria falls

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apps/maps:
download digital topos & maps

Shaver Lake Beaches by Boat

nearby towns:canoe

Wishon Reservoir

Wishon Lake (Reservoir)

Climbing Walls

Climbing Wall @ Wishon

Dinkey Creek from Bridge

Dinkey Creek from Bridge

Klamath National Forest Map

Klamath River Map

As of 2017 the NFS has a new cover w/ new map for this Northern California forest situated around the Klamath River.

 

Klamath River Map / Klamath National Forest

Klamath Forest

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USGS map California: Klamath Map. Klamath River Camping, Hiking and Fishing. NorCal Mountains, Rivers, Creeks

canoeKlamath 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: Northern California, Trinity County, Siskiyou County, Humbolt County, Yreka, Fort Jones, Happy Camp, Klamath River, Scott River, Salmon River, Marble Mountain Wilderness, Salmon Mountains , Macdoel, Goosenest, Oak Knoll, Ukonom, Orleans, fishButte Valley Wildlife Area, Somes Bar, Siskiyou Mountains, Oregon border.

Map Size: 35″x 45″ overall / 4″x9″ folded; ISBN# 9781628114249

Klamath River Map

OLDER VERSION

Klamath Highway 96 – when gasoline was less than $2 per gallon!

REAL OLD EDITION

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Weed Downtown

Downtown Weed, California

KlamathAtlas

Klamath Topo Atlas USDA

Klamath National Foresthiker

yreka downtown

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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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

isabella

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

kern tube beaches

nearby towns:

Kern back road destinations:

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rinconcamp

Rincon Camp @ Sherman Pass Road