Explore the natural beauty, historical sites, and many recreation opportunities available along the border regions of Virginia and West Virginia with National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated map of Covington and Alleghany Highlands. Created in partnership with local land management agencies, this expertly researched map delivers unmatched detail and helpful information for experienced outdoor enthusiasts and casual visitors alike.
Some of the key areas of interest included are Lake Moomaw; Douthat and Moncove Lake state parks; Eastern National Children’s Forest; Jackson and Cowpasture Rivers; the towns of Covington, Clifton Forge, and New Castle; and Rough Mountain, Mountain Lake, Rich Hole, Barbours Creek, and Shawvers Run wilderness areas. With miles of mapped trails including portions of the Appalachian and Alleghany Highlands trails, this map can guide you off the beaten path and back again in some of the most breathtaking scenery in the region.
An extensive trail chart will help you choose a trail that’s right for your activity level and recreation use whether you’re hiking, horseback riding, or biking. Some of the many recreation features shown include campgrounds, trailheads, waterfall viewing areas, boat launches, river access, swimming and fishing areas, shooting ranges, and interpretive trails. Information about George Washington and Jefferson national forests, safety tips, and an activity guide are included as well. The map base includes contour lines, shaded relief, and elevations for summits and passes.
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!
Catawba Mountain, Cowpasture River, George Washington National Forest, Jefferson National Forest, Monongahela National Forest, Mountain Lake Wilderness, Peters Mountain, Rich Hole Wilderness, Rich Patch Mountains, Rough Mountain Wilderness.
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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