National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated map of Tellico and Ocoee Rivers is designed to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts seeking to explore the southern section of Cherokee National Forest. Created in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and others, this expertly researched map features key areas of interest including Cohutta, Joyce Kilmer Slickrock , Citico Creek and Bald River Gorge Wildernesses, Nantahala and Chattahoochee National Forests and Hiwassee River. The map’s unmatched detail of the area includes activity guides for the different areas within Cherokee, Nantahala and Chattahoochee National Forests, so you can select a location to explore according to your area of interest. The map also delivers unparalleled trail information including trail guides listing hundreds of miles of trails in Cherokee National Forest, along with their mileage, level of difficulty, trail blaze and designated use. On the map, trails are colored according to their designated use.
The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits and many lakes. The map also highlights the large section of the Benton MacKaye Trail that runs through the area. With so many lakes and rivers in the area, there is an abundance of both land and water recreation activities, which are highlighted on the map, including areas for: fishing, camping, snorkeling, swimming, boating as well as points of interest, waterfall and wildlife viewing areas, scenic overlooks and ranger stations. The Ocoee and Cherohala Skyway scenic byways are also highlighted for those who wish to travel this are by car.
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!
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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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