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

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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.


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Tire Tools: roadside assistance
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California Trail Users Coalition

California Trail Users Coalition

The California Trail Users Coalition is a non-profit corporation designed to be a forum for all trail users (hike, mountain bike, horse, wildlife & vehicle) to discuss related issues, problems and alternative solutions; to assist in the planning, development, maintenance and hosting of trails; and to help enforce the rules of the road; and to develop and maintain programs designed to educate users on proper use of trails and trail etiquette.

Find all CTUC Trail Maps @ jawbone.org
jawbone.org/ohvmap/index.php/maps-guides/ctuc-trail-maps

California Trail Users Coalition

avenza maps Avenza Maps, offers apps and digital maps. Below are all the CTUC maps for California.

CTUC: California Trail Users Coalition Digital Maps
OHV,
SVRA, BLM, 4×4, ATV, UTE, SUV

many desert locations, and some mountains

listed from north to south

CTUC Stanislaus NF & Yosemite OHV Map
CTUC High Sierra OHV Map
CTUC Sierra National Forest OHV Map
CTUC Sierra Bass Lake OHV Map

CYUC Inyo National Forest South
CTUC Inyo National Forest North

CTUC Sequoia NF & Kennedy Meadows OHV Map
CTUC BLM Keysville & Sequoia NF OHV Map

CTUC Jawbone Canyon & Randburg OHV Map
CTUC Panamint Valley OHV Map
CTUC Dumont Dunes OHV Map
CTUC Amboy Mojave OHV Map
CTUC Mojave El Mirage OHV Map

CTUC Needles OHV Map
CTUC Blythe OHV Map

CTUC San Bernardino & Barstow BLM OHV Map
CTUC Angeles Forest OHV Map
CTUC Cleveland & Idyllwild OHV Map

CTUC Palm Springs OHV Map
CTUC Ocotillo Wells OHV Map

CTUC Imperial Sand Dunes Map

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Dirt Bikers @ Randsburg Ghost Town, North Mojave, CA

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Horse Canyon, North Mojave Desert

Monarch Wilderness Map

Monarch Wilderness w/
Jennie Lakes Wilderness Area

Monarch Wilderness Map

Jennie Lakes Map
Monarch Wilderness Map USDA

Jennie Lakes / Monarch Map / Monarch Wilderness

( Part of Sierra NF & Sequoia NF )

Near Kings Canyon and Sequoia NP. Perfect for a day hike reference or extended backpacking adventures. Scale = 2″ to mile; Printed on paper.

USDA Map may no longer be available. Find out at any USFS Sequoia National Forest Ranger Station.

Jennie Lakes

Jennie Lakes Wilderness is about nine square miles within the Sequoia National Forest. The wilderness is classic high Sierra landscape. Wilderness size is 10,500 acres with a mixture of lakes, mountain peaks, forests, meadows and streams, most of which is above 7,000 feet in elevation. The wilderness contains variations of alpine and sub-alpine forest. Lodgepole Pines, Red and White Firs and White Mountain Pine dominate the area, while Jeffrey Pines and a few juniper are also present. In the summer, wildflowers are common. Jennie Lake sits about 9,000 feet above sea level and Weaver Lake is slightly lower. The summit of Mitchell Peak is the highest point in the wilderness at 10,365 feet and features views of the surrounding area and of Kings Canyon National Park.

Monarch Wilderness Map

Monarch

The Monarch Wilderness offers over 30 miles of trails with sweeping views of Kings Canyon and some classic high Sierra backcountry, as well as descents into the canyon itself. With dramatic elevation changes the vegetation ranges from chaparral and sub-alpine to alpine – covering about every species of tree known in this part of the Sierra, and then transforming into pure granite above the treeline. The remote Monarch Wilderness offers the chance to walk alone among Giant Sequoias and hike up to the isolated and wild Grizzly Lakes area. Above Upper Grizzly Lake you can scramble up the granite and access the spectacular Monarch Divide.

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see also –

Kings Canyon High Country Map
Sequoia National Forest Map USDA
Sequoia Forest Atlas

Sequoia Books

Sequoia Groves in California

Find Maps for Kern River Canyon
(Sequoia National Forest)
Find Kings Canyon High Country Map
Find Maps for Kings Cyn & Sequoia National Parks

Books on the Southern Sierra Mountains, Calaveras Big Trees, Sequoia National Forest & Sequoia National Park

Sequoia Books

Sequoia Books

Sequoia Books

Sequoia Books

Sequoia Books

Sequoia Books

Giant Sequoia are the most massive individual trees in the world. They grow to an average height of 164–279 feet with trunk diameters ranging from 20–26 feet. Record trees have been measured at 311 feet tall. The specimen known to have the greatest diameter at breast height is the General Grant tree at 28.9 feet.

The oldest known giant sequoia is approximately 3,200 years old based on dendrochronology. Giant sequoias are among the oldest living organisms on Earth. Giant sequoia bark is fibrous, furrowed, and may be 3 feet thick at the base of the columnar trunk. The sap contains tannic acid, which provides significant protection from fire damage. The leaves are evergreen, awl-shaped and arranged spirally on the shoots.

The giant sequoia regenerates by seed. The seed cones are 1–3 inches long and mature in 18–20 months, though they typically remain green and closed for as long as 20 years. Each cone has 30–50 spirally arranged scales, with several seeds on each scale, giving an average of 230 seeds per cone. Seeds are dark brown, yellow-brown wing along each side. Some seeds shed when the cone scales shrink during hot weather in late summer, but most are liberated by insect damage or when the cone dries from the heat of fire. Young trees start to bear cones after 12 years.

Sequoia Books

Giant Sequoia Trees on Western Divide Highway