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Our trail maps cover our favorite wilderness and public lands in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina. We make maps that show trails, elevation contours, aerial photography, and GPS grids for precise navigation.

We map outdoor trails
We help hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians better use public trails and wilderness areas with accurate map information for efficient travel.
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Going to the woods?

We have a few resources that might make your trip enjoyable and memorable. If you're looking for a map, then please visit our map shop. Weather is often an important consideration. We have two detailed weather stations with current conditions and forecasts. View our current weather stations for the Daniel Boone NF and the Great Smokies NP

Sheltowee Trace

A 319-mile backcountry trail that spans the Daniel Boone National Forest and the Big South Fork.

Red River Gorge Backpacking Map

Enjoy ruby flushed sunsets sweeping through hemlocks and fresh rhododendron blooms as you hike through murals of eroded sandstone.

Great Smoky Mountains Trail Atlas

This innovative atlas contains GPS trail maps with tree canopy type and a gazetteer of scenic sites.

Cumberland Gap Trail Map

A unique map that shows trail elevation profiles for the park's popular loop and long-distance hikes.

Recent Photographs & Maps

Luna moth

Luna moth  

Kentucky Shaded Relief

Kentucky Shaded Relief Early days of making shaded relief

Webcam Animations

Archive of animations for the Great Smoky Mountains
Archive of webcams of the Great Smokies
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Our Favorite Hikes

Norris Watershed Trail Map
Norris Watershed Trail Map

Norris Watershed Trail Map

Over the past year, we’ve refined a trail map for the City of Norris, Tennessee. The Norris Watershed Trail Map is probably printed by now and offers GPS mapped trails and mountain biking opportunities. The WPA era dam is pretty cool, too.

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Elevation profile of connected interior spaces

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It’s downtown Lexington, summer, and hot. Poor air quality and oppressive heat are hazards for older walkers and those with cranky babies. An interior (mostly air conditioned) pedway exists that connects various buildings downtown and is a walking convenience for many fol...

Our Clients' Maps

Base map for Salt Lake City hiking
East of Salt Lake City

East of Salt Lake City

A client needed a base map for an upcoming hiking guide to areas east of Salt Lake City. We came up with a simple, clean photoshop file using NAIP aerial imagery and 1/3 arc-second seamless DEM. The NAIP was used to create an NDVI and estimated canopy cover and the DEM was...