Yosemite National Park Map

Yosemite Park Maps
Hiking Map Yosemite

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Since Yosemite National Park is one of the most popular destinations inside California, several cartographers make overview maps and hiking maps for this busy park. Much of the area is covered in snow half the year and roads are closed annually. So know before you go and call the rangers. Double check campgrounds, trails, road conditions and weather, all prior to trip departure.

Tom Harrison is has an extensive list of trail maps which include the low elevations of Yosemite Valley, as well as the higher elevation backcountry. Waterproof trail maps, topographic w/ camps, canyons, climbs, creeks, lakes, peaks, all terrain.

Yosemite National Park Map

National Geographic also makes a series of colorful Yosemite maps, which span the whole park from west to east. Waterproof, tear-resistant, folded, two-sided maps. Wilderness Press makes a couple too!

Yosemite Topo Maps

Yosemite National Park Map
by Tom Harrison Maps

Tom Harrison Recreation Map

Yosemite National Park Map, Topo Map Yosemite Parks Trails, Hiking Trails Yosemite overview Map; GPS compatible, UTM grid; Shaded relief topo map. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Compact and folded. Map Scale: 125K; ISBN# 9781877689505

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Yosemite National Park Map

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Yosemite National Park Map

OLDER MAP

Yosemite National Park Map

Merced River, Yosemite Valley, CA

Yosemite Maps

SUPER OLD Trails Illustrated MAP

see also –

All NatGeo Yosemite Maps
All Tom Harrison Yosemite Mapscamp map

Inyo National Forest USDA
Sierra National Forest USDA
Stanislaus National Forest USDA

Ansel Adams Trail Map
Half Dome Hiking Map
John Muir Wilderness Maps
Tuolumne Meadows
Yosemite High Country Maphikers map
Hetch Hetchy Map
Hoover Wilderness Trail Map


Yosemite National Park Map

Yosemite Granite Slabs – High Sierra Camp (HSC) hiking Vogelsang to Lake Merced

Golden Trout Wilderness Map

Golden Trout
Wilderness Area Maps

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Golden Trout as seen from Mountain Home

Golden Trout / South Sierra Map
Golden Trout Wilderness USDA
Kern River Gorge
Upper Kern River Backcountry Sequoia
California

    • backpack trails
    • hiking trails
    • fishing spots
  • horse packing
  • hot springs
  • kern river
  • horse trails

Golden Trout Wilderness
and South Sierra Wilderness

NFS

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Golden Trout Wilderness Map USDA

Official Trail Map for the U.S. National Forest Service. Map scale 1:63,360. Contour lines at 80 foot intervals show elevation. Detailed road network shown. Encompassing 475 square miles in the Sequoia and Inyo National Forests. Map Scale = 1″ to mile; Usually only found at Ranger Stations – Hard to find maps. Perfect for a day hike reference or extended backpacking adventures. Printed on paper in 1995.

Golden Trout Wilderness Trail Map, Sequoia National Forest, South Sierra Backpacking Maps, Forks of the Kern River Map, Jerky Meadow Trailhead, Big Whitney Meadow, Kern Peak, Coyote Peaks, Grey Meadow, Little Kern River, Kern Canyon, Jordan Hot Springs, Casa Vieja Meadow, Monache Meadows. Topo Sequoia Camping Kern River.

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see also –
Golden Trout Wilderness Trail Map
Dome Land Wilderness Map
South Sierra Wilderness Map
Kern River Maps

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Creek dipping at Camp 4, Sequoia NF

JERKY MEADOW trailhead Forks of the Kern, located at the end of Sequoia forest road #22S82 also has numerous primitive camp sites located near the Kern Gorge. A moderate day hike will lead to waterfalls, swimming holes and granite bowls like these. Steep trails lead further down to the river 1000′ below. Forks of the Kern, Upper Kern River, Kern Hot Springs, Golden Trout Kern, Golden Trout Wilderness Area, South Sierra, Kern River Fishing, Camping, Backpacking Jerky Trailhead. Kennedy Meadows, California.

recent wildfires in this area:

Windy Fire 2021
Castle Fire / SQF Complex 2020

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Zion National Park Map

Zion National Park Map

Waterfalls appear after a big sudden thunderstorm.

National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map #214
Zion Canyon, Virgin River, Zion NP

Zion National Park, UT – Zion Narrows, Kolob Canyons, La Verkin Creek Trail, Hop Valley Trail, Wildcat Canyon, West Rim Trail, Floor of the Valley Road, East Rim Trail, Telephone Canyon, and the Virgin River.

Waterproof Map Paper. Printed in 2019, ISBN 9781566952972

 

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Zion National Park Map

Zion Canyon is a mini Yosemite Valley, in red rock, in the high desert.

A terra cotta colored wonderland.

Zion National Park is one of the most visited of all the Utah National Parks Loop, due primarily to its proximity to Las Vegas, NV and Interstate 15.

Zion National Park Map

Zion Canyon, from hiking trail to Angel’s Landing

ZION NP OVERVIEW: To prevent traffic jams and preserve the wildness, the NPS offers a common parking lot (on Hwy 9 @ Springdale, UT) with tram/shuttle service to and from the valley. Plan to be away from your car most of the day when visiting the main canyon. Unless of course, you have reservations at the main lodge. Numerous hiking trails, the Virgin River, Zion Lodge and a restaurants.

Utah Highway 9 leads east through tunnels and more amazing rock scenery, with abundant pullouts for RVs and visitors. Nice uncrowded hikes can be found on the east side of the National Park at many of these random parking lots along the highway.

A small portion of Zion National Park parallels Interstate 15. This Kolob Area is far less crowded than the rest of the park, but no camping is allowed.

Abundant boondock camps can be found all over the Zion area, even along the freeway.

Awesome camps that we discovered in the late 1990’s are now well known and crowded, all year long.

Free river beach campsites W of Rockville, high country of the Smithsonian Butte trail, above Grafton ghost town. These areas are NO LONGER a secret, and are very crowded. BLM camping at Leeds exit is on a first come basis and limited, so you better arrive before dark for the best spots.

EXPERTS TIP – Buy a real map and learn to find campsites, that no one else knows about. Mark a GPS waypoints for future reference. Have the whole place to yourself for once!

Benchmark Atlas: Utah

Zion National Park Map

Hiking Zion National Park – Refrigerator Canyon. Refreshingly cool breezes pass through this canyon, so even hot summer days are okay. A great place to escape the mid-day heat.

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apps/maps:
download digital topos & maps

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more maps on Utah


Zion National Park Map

Atop Angel’s Landing, Zion National Park, Utah

see also –

Bryce Canyon National Park Map
Capital Reef National Park Map 
Utah Maps
Utah Books

Washington Hiking Books

Washington Hiking BooksPNW
The Pacific Northwest region covers both Washington and Oregon, which are directly north of California. Abundant coastlines, waterways, islands, with mountains with forests, rivers and waterfalls. Summer is the best time to camp in this state, as it rains most often in other months.

Books for Washington State: Hike, Bike, Fish, Kayak, Explore

Washington Hiking Books


Washington Hiking Books
Washington Hiking Books


Washington Hiking Books

see also – 

Columbia River Map
PCT Map 9 – Southern Washington
PCT Map 10 – Northern Washington