Go Deeper Into The Backcountry
National Geographic Trails Illustrated Maps
Let National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Staunton and Shenandoah Mountain guide you on your exploration of this picturesque area. Expertly researched and created in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service and others, the map provides unmatched detail for outdoor enthusiasts exploring the area from Shenandoah Mountain in the northeast to Bolar and Warm Springs Mountains in the southwest. It includes many popular points of interest in and around George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, including Ramseys Draft Wilderness Area, Brandywine Lake, North River, Back Creek Mountain and Hidden Valley.
An activity guide will help you chose a suitable location according to your area of interest. The extensive trail guide lists hundreds of miles of trails, listing each trail's location, mileage, difficulty rating and designated usage, whether hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding or riding a motorized vehicle. Then navigate the area by following mapped trails and water features using the map's shaded relief, contour lines, elevations and waypoints. Alleghany Highlands, Route 629 and Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike Scenic Byways are noted for those exploring the area by car. Mapped recreation features include campgrounds and cabins, trailheads, swimming areas, fishing areas and stocked trout steams, river access points and scenic overlooks.
Other features found on this map include: Back Creek Mountain, Elliott Knob, George Washington National Forest, Monongahela National Forest, Ramseys Draft Wilderness.