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Outdoor Recreation Maps and Guides

The Map Collection's outdoor maps and recreation guides include United States and international road and travel maps, local hiking trail maps, and maps of national parks and national forest areas.  The USGS topographic maps also include major scenic and recreation trails.

Locate library resources for outdoor recreation by a subject search for "hiking", "backpacking", mountaineering", "trails", "recreation areas", "recreation (state)", "guidebooks" and other related topics

Additional outdoor recreation resources:

USGS Fact Sheet:  Finding your way with map and Compass http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/factsheets/fs03501.html

Local

Outing Club, University of Massachusetts Amherst
http://www.umass.edu/rso/outingclub/

Outing Club, Amherst College.  Amherst area trail maps
http://www3.amherst.edu/~acoc/website/trails/menu.htm

Metacomet-Monadnock Trail
http://amcberkshire.org/mm-trail

Massachusetts & New England

Appalachian Mountain Club.  Georgia to Maine
http://www.outdoors.org/

Appalachian Trail Conservancy
http://www.appalachiantrail.org/

Green Mountain Club.  Vermont's Long Trail
http://www.greenmountainclub.org/

Massachusetts Audubon Society.  Wildlife sanctuaries.
http://www.massaudubon.org/Nature_Connection/sanctuaries.php

MassBike Paths and Trails
http://www.massbike.org/resourcesnew/pathstrails/

Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Camping Information
http://www.mass.gov/dcr/recreate/camping.htm

Massachusetts Trail Maps.  Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation.
http://www.mass.gov/dcr/recreate/hiking.htm

Massachusetts State Park Trails.  Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation.
http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/trails.htm

Massachusetts Trails. Trails by use category including biking, equestrian, greenways, hiking, snow, waterways and boating.
http://www.americantrails.org/resources/statetrails/MAstate.html

Mass Wildlife Pond Maps
http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/dfw_pond.htm

Mount Holyoke Range State Park.  Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.
http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/central/hksp.htm

Mount Washington.com.  New Hampshire
http://www.mountwashington.com/

Randolph Mountain Club. New Hampshire
http://www.randolphmountainclub.org/

United States
American Trails. State trails by category of use.
http://www.americantrails.org/resources/statetrails/

Online USGS maps of state highpoints
http://www.americasroof.com/usgs.shtml

 

 

Last Edited: 26 September 2012