4×4 Guide Tahoe NF

4×4 Tahoe Trail Maps
Off Roading Routes

4x4 maps4×4 Tahoe Trail Maps: Explore the 4WD (four wheel drive) dirt and gravel roads inside the Lake Tahoe region. The Lake Tahoe off roading trail maps shown on this page are only a few of the maps of what is available. Featuring locations like Truckee, Lake Tahoe, SLT, PCT, plus all lakes at Donner Pass, Canyon Creek, the Sierra Buttes, the American River and Yuba River watersheds. Please follow the links listed at the bottom of this page for more Tahoe Maps.

Camping Lake Map

Sawmill Lake, Tahoe NF – N of Donner Pass I-80

4Wheeler’s Guide to Trails of the Tahoe National Forest, CA; Lake Tahoe to the North Yuba River; Northern Sierra Nevada mountains, N Gold Country California

4Wheeler’s Guide to the Rubicon Trail

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California off roading with 4×4 Tahoe Trail Maps. Topographical hard copy maps show contour lines, routes, trailheads, campgrounds, alpine lakes, mountain peaks, wilderness boundaries.  Maps for use by nomad campers, mountain bikers, dirt bikers, jeeps, SUVs, ATVs, and all off roading rigs. Overland camping options in the high elevation Sierra Nevada mountains.

see also –dirt bikes trail map

Lake Tahoe Basin Topo Atlas

Tahoe National Forest Map USDA

Lake Tahoe Basin – Recreation @ Lake Tahoe

Tahoe Rim Trail Topo Map by Tom Harrison

USDA Lakes Basin, Sierra Buttes Map

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Bowman Lake, narrow cliff shoreline

Tahoe Forest Maps
by National Geographic

Tahoe East – Sierra Buttes & Donner Passfishing maps tahoe

Tahoe West – Yuba River & American River

sierra buttes maps

Back Roads @ N Yuba, Lakes Basin

Lakes Basin Recreation Area: Sierra Buttes
GOLD LAKE HWY. North Sierra Nevada – where granite spires touch the sky and river canyons run deep. Alpine lakes are covered in snow half the year w/ Gold Lake being the largest.

Totally worth a weekend visit! Spending a full week here is ideal. Summer destination for cabins, camping, hiking, fishing, waterfalls, and even off road routes; Winter offers snow recreation: cross country ski, snow shoe trails, and snow mobile access.


forest roads map tahoe

Tire Tools: roadside assistance
doesn’t do dirt roads

Los Padres Map South

Los Padres National Forest Map: South

NFS – USDA – U.S. Forest Service

Los Padres Forest Map, Gorman, Frazier Park, Mt Pinos, Sespe Wilderness, Mount Pinos Recreation Area, Ojai & Santa Barbara Ranger Districts. Waterproof Map; water & tear resistant. GPS: Longitude & Latitude; Rivers, Creeks, Peaks, Elevations, 4WD & every dirt BackRoad, Hot Springs, Equestrian Areas, all Campgrounds, Hiking Trails & BackPacking Trailheads.

Areas Include: Central Coast California, Santa Barbara, Frazier Park, Ojai, Sespe Wilderness, Hungry Valley Park. 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: Central Coast California, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, Goleta, Ojai, Frazier Park, Lockwood Valley, Sespe Wilderness, Camp Scheideck, Reyes Peak & Reyes Creek, Condor Sanctuary, Santa Ynez Mountains, San Rafael Wilderness, Chumash Wilderness, Dick Smith Wilderness, Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area, Jameson Lake, Pyramid Lake, Ozena, Sespe Hot Springs.

Map Scale = 1:126,720. Size: 27″x 48″ overall / 4″x9″ folded; Printed on plastic waterproof. ISBN# 9781593515195

Camping Piru Creek

Los Padres National Forest

4x4 mapsExcellent mountain biking trails on Mount Pinos. Chumash Wilderness is accessible via Quatal Canyon, a long red dirt road with abundant scenery. Sespe Hot Springs requires a very long hike in, best done as an overnight backpacking trip. Camp O Alto is the ridge top campground at Mount Able.  Miller Jeep Trail 4×4 Route, is located off of Lockwood Valley Rd. 4×4 Camping on Tecuya Mountain near Cuddy Valley. Free Campgrounds can be found in Los Padres.

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Pine Mountain Club, as seen from top of Mount Pinos, CA

nearby towns:

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Los Padres is wildflower country

see also – NatGeo Los Padres East Map

Los Padres Map West

Los Padres NF West
NatGeo Map #813

Los Padres Map WestNational Geographic makes the Trails Illustrated Map for the west side of Los Padres NF. The Santa Barbara Mountains, Santa Maria, Santa Lucia Mountains and San Luis Obispo area.

Los Padres Map WestArroyo Grande, Cuyama River, Garcia Wilderness, Goleta, Grover Beach, Irish Hills, La Panza Range, Lake Cachuma, Los Padres National Forest, Machesna Mountain Wilderness, Point San Luis, Purisima Hills, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo Bay, San Rafael Mountains, San Rafael Wilderness, Santa Lucia Wilderness, Santa Margarita Lake, Sierra Madre Mountains, Sisquoc River, Timber Peak. Gaviota State Park; Pismo Beach, Refugio SB and El Capitan State Beaches; Lake Cachuma; Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park; Sisquoc Wild and Scenic River; Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area; and Santa Margarita Lake Regional Park.

Los Padres Map West

Launch Spot @ Pine Mountain Reyes Peak

4x4 mapsExcellent hiking and wildflowers at Figueroa Mountain. 4×4 trails and camping at Rock Front Ranch. Santa Lucia off Hwy 166, has abundant dirt back roads and a long hike to indian petroglyphs. Pozo Saloon is located in the San Luis Obispo backcountry.  Gaviota Hot Springs is a short hike near US Hwy 101. Small Campgrounds can be found in Los Padres.

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Camping near Reyes Peak @ Pine Mountain, Hwy 33

Los Padres Map West

see also – 

Los Padres Map East
Los Padres Forest Atlas
Dick Smith Wilderness Map
Sespe Wilderness Map

Ventana Wilderness Map

Ventana Wilderness Hiking Maps

Ventana Wilderness Map

Buckeye Trail in Silver Peak Wilderness

Several map makers offer topographic hiking maps for the Ventana Wilderness Map, located on the super scenic Big Sur coast in California. Silver Peak Wilderness is to the south of Ventana, and usually included on the same map. Perfect for day hikes, overnight backpacking trips or just getting an impressive view of the Pacific Ocean.

Ventana Wilderness

Silver Peak Wilderness

Ventana Wilderness Map USDA
Ventana Trail Map / Coastal Trails / Big Sur Trail MapVentana Wilderness Map

Good luck trying to find the USFS map for Ventana. May only be available at the ranger station.

Silver Peak Wilderness located inside the northern section of Los Padres National Forest (Monterey County California)

If you plan on backpacking the Big Sur Coast, this is the California topo map you will need. This map covers both the southern section – Silver Peak Wilderness & the northern most Ventana hiking areas. This map covers everything south and east of Andrew Molera State Park over to Sierra de Salinas near Hwy 101, and southward to Ragged Point & Windy Point in the southern Big Sur coastline. Camp in coastal redwood groves, hike the trails with outstanding views over the Pacific Ocean, and play in the numerous fern lined creeks.

Map printed with vegetable oil based ink, on waterproof polypropylene plastic. Might be available from Los Padres USFS Ranger Stations. USDA printing 2007; Scale 1: 63 – ISBN# 9781593514655

Ventana Wilderness Map

Ventana Wilderness Map

big sur back roads

nearby towns:

Ventana Wilderness Map

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day hikes big sur

see also –

Big Sur Books
Big Sur Maps
Los Padres National Forest Maps
Los Padres Forest Atlas