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. We love technology and enjoy the convenience of GPS, but you can’t plan a trip on a phone screen and navigation doesn’t work where there’s no cell signal. Start your next trip on the right foot with a high-quality folding travel map. Make the most of your next adventure, even if you lose GPS or cell signals. You’ll always be on the correct route with our folding travel maps. Your adventure starts here!
Big South Fork, Daniel Boone National Forest, New River.
What is a Trails Illustrated Map?
With more than 250 titles available for America’s favorite outdoor destinations, Trails Illustrated maps are the most trusted and popular recreation maps available. Continually setting the standard for accuracy, each map is crafted in conjunction with local land managers and undergoes rigorous review and enhancement before being printed on waterproof, tear-resistant material. Each Trails Illustrated map contains detailed topographic information, clearly marked trails, recreational points of interest, and navigational aids.
About the Author
Founded in 1915 as the Map Department of the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Maps is responsible for illustrating the world around us through the art and science of mapmaking. Today, National Geographic Maps continues this mission by creating the world’s best wall maps, outdoor recreation maps, travel maps, atlases and globes that inspire people to care about and explore their world.
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