Hiking Maps

Maps for Hiking the Southern Appalachians

Many maps can be purchased at Park and Forest Service visitor centers, and at outdoor stores.

US Forest Service maps:

    Appalachian Ranger District, "Harmon Den & Hot Springs Area Trails Map" R8-RG 324
    Appalachian Ranger District, "South Toe River, Mount Mitchell & Big Ivy Trail Map"
    Pisgah Ranger District, "Shining Rock & Middle Prong Wildernesses"
    Pisgah National Forest "Linville Gorge Wilderness"
    Pisgah National Forest - Southern Research Station, "Bent Creek Trail Map"
    Wilson Creek Area Trail Map
    Southern Nantahala Wilderness & Standing Indian Basin
    Nantahala National Forest
    Chattooga - National Wild and Scenic River
    Panthertown Trail System
    Ellicott Rock Wilderness Map

US National Park Service:

    Great Smoky Mountains Trail Map and Guide

National Geographic Trails Illustrated:

    Pisgah Ranger District - #780
    French Broad and Nolichucky Rivers - #782
    South Holston and watauga Lakes - #783
    Linville Gorge, Mt. Mitchell - Pisgah National Forest - #779
    Nantahala and Cullasaja Gorges - #785
    Fontana and Hiwassee Lakes - #784
    Great Smoky Mountains National Park - #229

USGS Topographic Maps

    CMC hikes list the USGS topo map(s) by name, e.g. Shining Rock, Dunsmore, Montreat, etc.

Other Maps:

    Friends of Dupont Forest, "Dupont State Forest Map"
    Slickrock Expiditions, "A Guide's Guide To Panthertown Valley"
    Foothills Trail Conference, "Guide to the Foothills Trail" and "Foothills Trail" map

US Forest Service Offices & visitor centers:

National Forests in North Carolina
160A Zillicoa Street
Asheville, NC 28802
(828) 257-4200
(Take U.S. 19/23, UNCA exit onto Broadway to Highland Park.)

French Broad District
P.O. Box 128
Hot Springs, NC 28743
(828) 622-3202
(On U.S. 25/70 in Hot Springs.)

Pisgah District
1001 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
(828) 877-3350
(On U.S. 276 north of Brevard.)

Toecane District
P.O. Box 128
Burnsville, NC 28714
(828) 682-6146
(On U.S. 19-E bypass in Burnsville.)

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