California Benchmark Atlas

Benchmark California Map

California Benchmark Atlas

The best selling state atlas for the golden state – The California Road and Recreation Atlas

Benchmark California Atlas
California Driving Map. Topographic features, back roads map.

Best Overall Map: California Road & Recreation Atlas. This map books is the ideal state-wide map for any outdoor enthusiast. Excellent for exploring all of the golden state from the deserts of Southern California to the rivers of Northern California.

The Benchmark CA Atlas highlights include – all lakes, trailheads, Wilderness Areas, Campgrounds, National Forests, State Parks, National Parks, outdoor recreation destinations, plus extensive back roads (dirt & paved). This full color beauty is one of the most successful California map products of our time!

Recent editions have improvements: ground-cover detail at a very high-resolution.(forested, cultivated, marshland, desert, or scrub land). Extensively revised the 14-page Metro Map section; Complete Recreation Guide, page-to-page overlap and legendary accuracy. Printed on paper. 11th edition (2021) ISBN# 9781734315035

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download this atlas w/ Avenza Maps

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California Benchmark Atlas

 

However, featured above is the current edition being sold but DanaMite actually prefers the look of the less-digitized version – the popular 2nd edition (printed in 2000), shown below. Easier to read maps, less text, less information overall, less busy looking.

California Benchmark Atlas

California Benchmark Atlas

Well Used, Well Loved. 2000, Second Edition

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2021 NEW Baja Atlas
by Benchmark

see also –
Benchmark Atlases for other states

Timber Trail Route

Timber Trail Route, Los Padres NF

 

Siskiyou Map

Northern Cal Rivers and Forests

Siskiyou Topo Maps, NorCal

The Siskiyou Mountains border the Oregon state line at deep rivers and dense wild land. Bigfoot country, or so they say. Forested, hard to access country, whitewater creeks and river canyons of northern California.

  • Siskiyou Wilderness is located inside California, northwest of the Klamath River and CA Highway 96.
  • Siskiyou National Forest is public land USDA in southern Oregon, west of Interstate 5, portions of which span into California.

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Siskiyou Wilderness Trail Map

Siskiyou Wilderness Map
Siskiyou Wilderness Map

unavailable; out of print 2020. May still be available at Klamath Ranger Station in Yreka, CA

Wilderness Area located inside California, west of the Klamath River and north of SR 96. Indian Creek marks the northern wilderness boundary, while Blue Creek defines the south end.

Elk Valley trailhead camp is a prime spot, tucked deep into the Wilderness, accessible by a paved backroad from Highway 96.

Siskiyou Wilderness, part of Klamath & Six Rivers National Forest. California – Oregon border area. Northern California @ Happy Camp, Klamath River, Clear Creek, Independence Creek, Baldy Mountain, Curry Homestead, Poker Flat, Kelly Lake, Youngs Peak, Patrick Creek, Smith River, Raspberry Lake, Chicago Peak, Oregon Hikes, Devils Punchbowl, Buck Lake, Island Lake, Little Bear Valley, South Kelsey National Recreation Trail, Ship Mountain Lake, Bear Basin Butte, Little South Fork Waterfall, Harrington Lake, Elk Valley, Blue Creek, Muslatt Mountain, Deer Lick Lake, Beans Camp.

Scale 1″ = 1 mile; Waterproof plastic map paper. Perfect for a day hike reference or extended backpacking adventures. ISBN# 9781593514730

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Siskiyou National Forest Maps

Oregon Camping & Hiking Topo Map

Siskiyou National Forest Map, Coos Bay, Northern California – Oregon border.

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Siskiyou Hiking Maps, Topographical Maps Grant Pass, Brookings, Gold Beach, Cave Junction, Powers, Merlin, OR. Hwy 199, Snow Camp Lookout, Agness, Big Pine Trail, Port Orford, Pearsoll Fire Lookout Tower, Oregon Maps, Whitehorse Campground, Schroeder, Lake Selmec, Almeda Park Camping, Indian Mary Campground, Hog Creek, Harris Beach State Park, Humbug Mountain State Park Oregon. Printed on paper in 1997

Siskiyou Peaks:
Klamath Knot to Ashland 

NFS

USFS, United States Forest Service – aka National Forest Service

Baja Almanac

Baja California Almanac Map

The Biggest & Best Baja California Topo Atlas

Baja Almanac Map

baja almanac 2021This map covers both top and bottom of the peninsula: Baja Norte (NORTH) & Baja Sur (SOUTH), BC Mexico

Baja Almanac PDF?

2021 UPDATE:
available for free, in a PDF download from
baja-almanac.com

 

NOTE: every so often these printed map books can be found on eBay or Amazon,or elsewhere online usually commanding a high for price tag for a “used copy”

Baja Almanac 2003

Baja Almanac 2003

Baja Almanac – by Landon S. Crumpton

Mexico Maps – Both Northern & Southern Baja California in one atlas. The Best Maps of Baja, period! Excellent resource while traveling in Mexico. If you plan on driving deep into Baja and really exploring back roads, hidden coves, surf spots, deserts, petroglyphs… this is the map to have.

Lands End

baja california almanac

2009 edition (large format)

This version was the largest format ever printed on this map, detailing every inch of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. Thinner and larger means less page flipping. With over 10,000 entries, the Baja Almanac lets you pinpoint any location in Baja, down to the most remote ranch or campsite. Published 2009. ISBN# 9780965866347

  • Larger Size: 10.75″ wide x 15.25″ tall
  • Printed on 70lb Paper with Matte Finish, a crisper, more defined presentation
  • Adjoining Map Overlap, each map displays an overlapping segment of adjoining map pages
  • Updated Land Routes & Cultural Features
  • Complete Indexes, Mileage Chart and Primary Route Distance in both miles & kilometers
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OLDER VERSION

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REAL OLD VERSION

CSL Marina

CABO SAN LUCAS MARINA

NatGeo makes waterproof hard-copy maps of the the Baja Peninsula.

see –bajamapsnatgeo
National Geographic Baja Maps

 

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gonzagabay

Gonzaga Bay, Baja California

Bay of L.A.

Bay of L.A.(aka Bay of Los Angeles) Baja California

Catavina

DanaMite @ Catavina, B.C. Mexico

 

California Text Ads

California Classified Ads, local 2 U

Text Only Ads for California

Text ads for everyone! Super budget minded for Main Street, Small Town, California. Text only advertising,: 4 liner text ads, located on the TOWNS pages. totalescape.com/destin/abclist

Advertise almost anything in your local town: retail shops, art galleries, restaurants, coffee shops, guide services, local theater, concerts, real estate, rentals, outdoor gear shop, running clubs, 4×4 group, etc. Purchase is for a minimum 3 month run @ $5 month (pre-paid $15).


Text Ads for Towns $5


See text ad sample on LEBEC, CA

Text Only Ads for California
Get listed locally on any town page for only 5 dollars. This text-only ad appears on the town destination page, underneath the local links section. Text ad run is for 3 months and must be renewed manually.