Part of our coverage for California's Central Sierra Nevada, our Crystal Basin & Silver Fork Trails Illustrated map details the high use recreation areas of Eldorado National Forest stretching from Hell Hole Reservoir and Tahoe National Forest at the North, to Salt Springs Reservoir and Stanislaus National Forest to the South. This popular stretch of the Sierras contains year-round recreation opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts of all interests.
Crystal was developed in cooperation with the Eldorado National Forest Interpretive Association, ensuring the accuracy of information. Coverage Highlights: High Use areas of Eldorado National Forest; Auburn State Recreation Area; Western extent of the Desolation Wilderness; Rubicon Trail; Highway 50 Corridor; Carson-Emigrant National Recreation Trail; Portions of the Pony Express National Historic Trail; Camp Eldorado & Minkalo (BSA); Middle and South Forks of the American River; Rubicon River; Ice House, Union Valley, and Salt Springs Reservoirs; Hiking, Biking, Horse, Multi-Use, OHV, and Snowmobile Trails; Forest Service Roads with Numbers; Public and Private Land Boundaries; UTM and Lat/Lon Grids and Select Waypoints.
More than just a map, National Geographic Trails Illustrated topographic maps are designed to take you into the wilderness and back. Printed on tear-resistant, waterproof material, this map can go anywhere you do. Each map is based on exact reproductions of USGS topographic map information, updated, customized, and enhanced to meet the unique features of each area. The maps include valuable wilderness tips and Leave No Trace guidelines, along with updated trails, trailheads, points of interest, campgrounds, and much more. With a new color palette and stunning shaded relief, backcountry navigation has never been easier.