French Broad and Nolichucky Rivers (Cherokee and Pisgah National Forests) Trail Map (#782)

French Broad and Nolichucky Rivers (Cherokee and Pisgah National Forests) Trail Map (#782)

French Broad and Nolichucky Rivers (Cherokee and Pisgah National Forests) Trail Map (#782)



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• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map

Outdoor enthusiasts seeking to explore the western parts of Cherokee and Pisgah National Forests will find National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of French Broad and Nolichucky Rivers a complete guide to the area. Expertly researched and created in partnership with the National Park Service and others, the map covers with unmatched detail the two forests from their western boundaries to the Tennessee/North Carolina border. Key points of interests featured on the map include Sampson Mountains Wilderness, Paint Creek Corridor and Bald Mountains.

Displayed on the map are activity guides listing recreation features, to help you select the best location according to your area of interest. Additionally, trail guides, listing trails with their mileage, difficulty level and designated use, will help you select the best route for exploration. Trails on the map are color-coded according to the designated usage, whether you wish to explore foot, horseback, bike, or motorized vehicle. The Appalachian Trail that snakes through the area is highlighted. The detailed map topography includes contour lines, elevations and water features. Some of the many recreation features shown are campgrounds and backcountry shelters, wildlife and wildflower viewing areas, scenic overlooks and lookout towers, fishing areas, shooting ranges, river access points and swimming areas. Also included are safety tips, including bear safety, share the trail rules and essential contact information.

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: Bald Mountains, Cherokee National Forest, Great Smoky Mountains, Greeneville, Nolichucky River, Old Black, Pisgah National Forest, Tusculum College, Walnut Mountains.

  • Approximately 4 1/4" x 9" folded; 25 1/2" x 37 3/4" fully opened
  • Scale = 1:63,360
  • Map revised - 2004
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.