More than just a map, National Geographic Trails Illustrated topographic maps are designed to take you into the wilderness and back. Printed on tear-resistant, waterproof material, this map can go anywhere you do.
National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated map of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is a perfect guide for all recreation activities in this stunning area, whether hiking, biking, exploring, rafting, climbing, camping, or horseback riding. This expertly researched map was created in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service and others. In addition to covering the entire area of Big South Fork, it also covers parts of the neighboring Daniel Boone National Forest and Pickett State Park. Inserts of Yahoo Falls, Blue Heron, Bandy Creek and Leatherwood Ford Areas, give additional details to these popular park locations. The Big South Fork Cumberland River is detailed with mileage markers, complemented by a table of popular river runs their distances, difficulty levels and other river information.
Get off the beaten path and back on again by following the map to clearly marked trailheads and then along mapped trails, detailed with mileage indicators and colored according to designated usage. The John Muir and Sheltowee Trace Trails are both highlighted as well. The map also includes contour lines and elevations. Other recreation features on the map include river access points, fishing areas, backcountry lodges, picnic shelters and lookout towers. The map also provides a QR code to assist backcountry hikers register for camping permits. Essential hunting, water, safety and backcountry tips are included as well as useful contact information.
Every Trails Illustrated map is printed on “Backcountry Tough” waterproof, tear-resistant paper. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.
Other features found on this map include: Big South Fork, Daniel Boone National Forest, New River.