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

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Tahoe National Forest

nearby towns:

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Anza Borrego Desert Map

Split Mountain Borrego

Split Mountain, Anza Borrego State Park

Both Tom Harrison and Wilderness Press make topographic maps of this beautiful desert region in Southern California. Numerous free digital maps for specific areas are now available from Avenza Maps.

Wilderness Press Anza Borrego Desert Map

Anza Borrego MapAnza Borrego Desert State Park, San Diego Mountains, San Diego Desert Hiking, Free Car Camping, Secluded Camping California, Southern California Desert Campgrounds, SoCal Camping, OHV Trails San Diego County Back Roads

Anza Borrego Desert State Park

Anza Borrego Desert Region and the Yuha Desert. Ocotillo Wells SVRA, Bow Willow Campground, Split Mountain, Fish Creek Campground, Coyote Mountains, all Anza Borrego Campgrounds. Roads, highways, dirt roads, 4×4 routes, trails, San Diego back roads. Interstate 8, California State Route Highwy 78, San Diego County Rd S-22, San Diego Road S-2, Road S-3, Road S-1 Laguna mountains, Sunrise Highway, Great Stagecoach Route of 1849; Plastic Map ISBN# 9780899974019

This item is a companion map to the book called The Anza Borrego Desert Region, by Lowell and Diana Lindsay (Wilderness Press).

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apps/maps:
download digital topos & maps

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nearby towns:

Ocotillo Camping Coyote Wash

SPRINGTIME BLOOM: Ocotillo Camping (for free) in Coyote Wash

San Diego Backcountry Map

Tom Harrison Maps: San Diego Deserts, Anza Borrego Desert. Top selling map for the San Diego deserts!

San Diego Backcountry Recreation Map covers the entire Anza Borrego Desert State Park, the largest State Park in California & some portions of Cleveland National Forest; San Diego County Road S-2, S-22, Interstate 8, Highway 78 & Highway 94 to Tecate Mexico.

San Diego Backcountry Map

OLDER VERSION

Areas surrounding Borrego Springs, Anza Borrego Park map, Julian & Warner Springs. PCT access (Pacific Crest Trail) plus Table Mountain, Sheep Canyon, OHV Deserts Ocotillo Wells SVRA, McCain Valley Camping, Carrizo Gorge Trestle Hike, Jacumba Hot Springs, Tierra del Sol 4×4 Trails, San Diego Lake Morena, Barrett Lake, Campo CA Potrero Regional Park, Agua Caliente Hot Springs, Carrizo Goat Trestle & Canyon sin Nombre Badlands.

Tom Harrison Recreation Map; Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 125K; ISBN# 9781877689543

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ANZA BORREGO – Largest State Park in California

Joshua Tree Maps

Joshua Tree National Park Map

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Both Tom Harrison and NatGeo make awesome recreation maps of this popular SoCal desert. Numerous campgrounds, hiking trails, dirt roads, historic mines, and plenty rock climbing spots. In 1934, Joshua Tree was designated as a National Monument and then later became a National Park in 1994. The local Palm Springs Desert BLM office has paper maps that cover the desert canyon areas near Interstate 10.

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Joshua Tree Recreation Map
by Tom Harrison

Joshua Tree National Park Map, Climbing Joshua Tree Camping Backpacking Maps, Areas include: Black Rock Canyon, Hidden Valley, Barker Dam, Keys View, Lost Horse Valley, Lost Horse Mine, Ryan Mountain, Cholla Cactus Garden, Cottonwood Spring, Lost Palms Oasis, Geology Tour Road, Cap Rock, Jumbo Rocks, Wonderland of Rocks, Arch Rock. High Desert Yucca Valley; Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 125K; ISBN# 9781877689536

avenza mapsget a digital version of this map
Joshua Tree Park Map by Tom Harrison

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Quiet Camps in the Desert

Joshua Tree National Park Map #226
by National Geographic

Trails Illustrated Map from National Geographic. Joshua Tree National Park Map #226. Joshua Tree Park Map, Camping & Hiking Map. Very detailed & colorful. Waterproof Plastic Map; Tear Resistant. GPS data. Scale 1:80,000 Contour Interval = 100 feet. ISBN# 9781566953009

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NatGeo Map 226 – Joshua Tree National Park

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digital maps for download

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Camping Joshua Tree National Park Desert

Baja Almanac

Baja California Almanac Map

The Biggest & Best
Baja California Topo Atlasbaja california almanac

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

TOTAL ESCAPE USED TO SELL THESE, but THIS MAP TITLE IS OUT OF PRINT!

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”

Price: Check on Amazon

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

The 2009 version was completely revised and updated, detailing every inch of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. With over 10,000 entries, the new 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

see also –bajamapsnatgeo
National Geographic Baja Maps


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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