Sequoia Recreation Map Backpacking Trails. Includes both Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, CA Recreation Map. Areas include: Lodgepole Campground, Mineral King Canyon, Giant Forests, Grant Grove Sequoia, Ash Mountain, Silver City California, Crystal Cave Sequoia, Mount Whitney. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 125K; ISBN# 9781877689499
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.
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.
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.
NatGeo Map #803 Tahoe Basin
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 and Hiking Map. Very detailed and especially colorful, topo map. In this case, a 2 -sided map, waterproof plastic map; tear resistant. GPS data. Map scale 1:63,360 / Contour Interval = 50 feet. ISBN# 9781566953344
Many 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. In particular, this is considered the north part of the majestic Eastern Sierra range. Furthermore, Lake Tahoe 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
Equally as relevant, our wide range of Tahoe maps listed below are current, full color publications – covering wildlife to wildflowers, forest back roads to 4WD routes, horseback trailheads to hiking trails, mountain peaks to meadows, creeks to waterfalls, trail camps to campgrounds, and of course cross country skiing to backcountry ski tours.
NatGeo Tahoe Map Pack
NatGeo Wilderness Maps
Adventure Maps Tahoe
Tahoe Heritage Foundation Map
Fine Edge Tahoe Maps
Tahoe Backcountry Ski Maps
Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, USDA Map
Lake Tahoe Map USDA
Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Lake Tahoe Basin & Vicinity
2022 currently unavailable on Amazon; might still be found at local ranger stations
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. Certainly all forest lands, trails and roads surrounding Lake Tahoe; 10 miles all the way around lake. Printed on waterproof plastic. Pictured published 2010. ISBN# 9781593514808. Purple cover = older version printed on paper in 1998.
Tom Harrison Trail Map: Emigrant Wilderness Trail Map, Sonora Pass Map, Sierra Nevada; Kennedy Meadows, CA. Pinecrest Lake, Dodge Ridge, Relief Reservoir, Leavitt Lake, Leavitt Meadows, The Dardanelles, Eagle Meadows; Sonora River fishing, Dardanelle CA. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 63.4K; ISBN# 9780989457910
Central Sierra Backpacking Trails:
Sonora Pass to Yosemite Highcountry
Backcountry access, hiking trails, horseback riding, cross country skiing, deep snow (over half the year), alpine lakes, granite peaks, creek canyon forests.
From Cherry Lake (4700′), Lake Eleanore (4657′) or Hetch Hetchy (3900′), up river, northward, wilderness routes up hill to Sonora Pass. Cherry Creek, Kendrick Creek, Bourland Creek, Lily Creek, Bell Creek, Herring Creek.
Pinecrest Lake (5616′), Emigrant Lake (8827′), Buck Lakes (8315′), Huckleberry Lake. Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) at Emigrant Pass, Grizzly Peak (10,365′), Sonora Pass (9625′) Highway 108
Backpacking trailheads are located at these places: