Los Padres National Forest Map

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California Central Coast Forest Maps

Los Padres National Forest
There are numerous maps covering the coastal mountain regions of Los Padres NF, which spans from Monterey Bay in the north to the Ojai mountains in the south, and eastward to Tejon Pass @ Interstate 5. Many folks call this area the Santa Barbara mountains, but it is so vast that it covers way more than just the coastline.

The National Forest Service makes two forest maps and two wilderness maps; USDA maps include:LosPadresSouthUSDA

bigsur814NatGeo, short for National Geographic makes three Trails Illustrated colorful, topographic maps covering the entire Big Sur coast line and mountain areas:

Ozena Views

Ozena Views, from Lockwood Valley Road

hikerTom Harrison created the best hiking topo for
SESPE WILDERNESS TRAIL MAP 

Los Padres OHV 4×4 MAPS
Numerous off-road maps available as downloads (for free)

Los Padres Digital Maps

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apps/maps:
download digital topos & maps

Alamo Mtn / Miller Jeep Trail Map
Apache Canyon Topo Map USFS
Ballinger Canyon OHV Trails 4×4
Bates Canyon New Cuyama Map USFS
Camp Scheideck Reyes Peak USFS
Cone Peak Big Sur Map USFS
Cuddy Valley Topo Map USFS
Figueroa Mountain Topo Map USFS
Frazier Mountain Topo Map USF
Lake Cachuma Topo Map USFS
Lockwood Valley Topo Map USFS
Los Olivos Topo Map USFS
Los Padres MVUM – Navajo Flat (free)
Los Padres NF Visitor Map (South)
Los Padres NF Visitor Map (Central)
Los Padres NF Visitor Map (North)
Matilija Canyon Wilderness USFS
Mount Pinos OHV Guide East(free)
Mount Pinos OHV Guide West (free)
NatGeo 812 – Los Padres National Forest East
NatGeo 813 – Los Padres National Forest West
NatGeo 814 – Big Sur, Ventana Wilderness
Ojai Topo Map USFS
Santa Lucia OHV 4×4 Trails (free)
Sawmill Mountain Map USFS
Sespe Wilderness Topo Map
Tassajara Hot Springs Big Sur USFS
Ventana Cones Big Sur Map USF
Wheeler Springs Topo Map USFS

Snowy Mil Potreo Highway

Snowy Mil Potreo Highway

cuyama valley

cuyama river valley

more links for this area –

Beautiful PMC

Beautiful PMC

4x4 Routes Los Padres

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

 

rancheria falls

rancheria falls

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apps/maps:
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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

Lassen National Forest Map

Lassen National ForestLassen NF Map USDA

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Lassen National Forest Map includes all of Lassen National Park too.

NFS – USDA – U.S. Forest Service – USGS

Lassen National Forest
Lassen National Park
Lassen Camping

Lassen National Forest surrounds Lassen Volcanic National Park. Quality USDA maps, National Forest Service. Lassen National Park, Lake Almanor, Susanville, Fall River Mills, Burney Falls, Juniper Lake, Drakesbad Ranch, Bucks Lake Wilderness Ranger Map РNFS 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, Butte County, Tehama County, Shasta County, Plumas County, Lassen County, Burney, Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park, Thousand Lakes Wilderness, Manzanita Lake, Mineral, Shingletown, Ponderosa Sky Ranch, Hwy. 89, Hwy. 36, Lassen Volcanic Peak, Stover Mountain, Feather River.

Map Size: 36″x 54″ overall / 4″x9″ folded; Printed on plastic, waterproof, tear-resistant paper. ISBN# 9781593515171

Lassen Cabins

Lassen Map USDA

OLDER VERSION

Lassen National Forest Map

REALLY OLD EDITION

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Many graded dirt roads lead out to trailheads, secluded lakes, hidden campsites.

Lassen Peak from Lake Almanor

Lassen Peak from Lake Almanor

Mount Lassen Area Digital Maps

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apps/maps:
download digital topos & maps

California Deer Hunting Zone C4 Map
California Deer Hunting Zone X4 Map
California Deer Hunting Zone X5b Map
Chester California Topo Map USGS (free)
Childs Meadows Topo Map USGS (free)
Fredonyer Pass Topo Map USGS (free)
Hat Creek Headwaters Trail Map (free)
Lassen National Forest Visitor Map USFS
Lassen Volcanic National Park NPS Map (free)
Lassen MVUM – OHV Map 1b (free)
Lassen MVUM – OHV Map 2b (free)
Lassen MVUM – OHV Map 3a (free)
Lassen MVUM – OHV Map 3b (free)
Lassen Peak Topo Map USGS (free)
Lassen Peak Trail Topo Map (free)
Nat Geo 268 – Lassen Volcanic National Park Map
Susanville Ranch Park Trail Map (free)
Susanville Topographic Map USGS (free)
Westwood East, USGS Topo Map (free)
Westwood West, USGS Topo Map (free)

Remote Roads

Graded Dirt Roads

Lassen National Forest

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Bizz Johnson Trail, Susanville

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Historic Log Home: Downtown Susanville, CA

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Wilderness Press also makes a topographic map for Lassen Volcanic National Park & vicinity, which includes Bucks Lake, Caribou & Thousand Lakes Wilderness Areas

Sulfur Steam Lassen Park

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Lassen Topo Atlas

Eagle Lake, Susanville

Eagle Lake, N of Susanville

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

tahoe summer

Tahoe National Forest

nearby towns:

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