The US Forest Service publishes a variety of map products to help you plan your next adventure or enjoy your next visit!
FSTopo is the Forest Service series of large scale topographic maps. FSTopo maps are 7.5 minute, 1:24,000-scale over the conterminous United States, and 15 minute X 20-22.5 minute, 1:63,360-scale over Alaska. These maps are available in several formats:
GeoTiffs are derived from the PDF product and can be used in the GIS are available here.
Forest Visitor Maps for each national forest and grassland provide forest-wide information on attractions,
facilities, services, and opportunities.
National Forest Atlas
National Forest Atlases are full color atlases,
containing 8.5 x 11” topographic quadrangle maps at 1 inch to the mile scale
and are available for many of the forests in California.
Wilderness Maps are topographic maps, which show natural features,
such as mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers, and vegetation.
This is done through contour lines depicting elevation gain or loss.
This way you will have a sense about how steep that mountain is that you'll be climbing this weekend!
Each map covers all or part of one wilderness area and the scale is generally 1 inch per mile (1:63,360).
The USDA Forest Service makes no warranty, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, reliability, completeness or utility of these geospatial data, or for the improper or incorrect use of these geospatial data. These geospatial data and related maps or graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The data and maps may not be used to determine title, ownership, legal descriptions or boundaries, legal jurisdiction, or restrictions that may be in place on either public or private land. Natural hazards may or may not be depicted on the data and maps, and land users should exercise due caution. The data are dynamic and may change over time. The user is responsible to verify the limitations of the geospatial data and to use the data accordingly.