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803 Lake Tahoe Basin (US Forest Service) Trail Map

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Overview

• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map


The largest alpine lake in North America, Lake Tahoe straddles the border of California and Nevada. It’s unusually clear waters and surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains make it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated map of Lake Tahoe Basin delivers unmatched detail and valuable information to assist you in enjoying the year-round recreational opportunities this region offers. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this map includes Desolation Wilderness; Prosser Creek Reservoir; Granite Chief and Mount Rose wilderness areas; and El Dorado, Humboldt-Toiyabe and Tahoe National Forests. In addition, the following state parks are included: Donner Memorial, Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point, Emerald Bay, D.L. Bliss, Lake Tahoe Nevada, Burton Creek, and Washoe Lake.


Whether you’re exploring Lake Tahoe Basin on foot, or by horse, motorcycle or ATV, the handy trail chart will prove a useful tool in your travels. The popular Pacific Crest and Tahoe Rim trails are clearly noted. A chart of ski and snowboard resorts includes their location on the map, as well as the number of lifts and runs. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits, passes and many lakes. The bathymetry of Lake Tahoe is shown with both contours and hill shading. Recreation features are clearly marked, including campgrounds, trailheads, swimming areas, fishing access and scuba diving areas.


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.


Other features found on this map include: Carson Range, Desolation Wilderness, Donner Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Granite Chief Wilderness, Mt. Rose Wilderness, South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe National Forest, Toiyabe National Forest, Truckee, Washoe Lake.

Details

  • 4.25" x 9.25" folded; 37.75" x 25.5" fully opened
  • Scale = 1:63,360
  • Map revised - 2006

About Trails Illustrated

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.

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