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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 a few detailed weather stations with current conditions and forecasts for the areas we map. If you're in Eastern Kentucky with cell service, try this mobile map.

Sheltowee Trace

A 354-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.

Bluegrass Trails

Explore the trails in central Kentucky with this online, interactive map. We're in development adding more trails, descriptions, and photographs.

Bluegrass Trails


Recent Photographs & Maps

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Cumberland Gap, ridge and valley, and impact cr...

Cumberland Gap, ridge and valley, and impact crater The interesting physiography of southeastern Kentucky and southw...

Current weather and animations

Live webcam for the Great Smokies
Weather stations for the Great Smokies NP and Daniel Boone NF
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Our Favorite Hikes

Experimenting with Geolocation API

We have a lot of great raster base map services available in Kentucky and I wanted to access them for my current location when I use my mobile device in the field. While there are many ways to make a mobile map, I wanted use Leaflet JS and build a custom geolocation service using the Geolocation ...

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Experimenting with Geolocation API

We have a lot of great raster base map services available in Kentucky and I wanted to access them for my current location when I use my mobile device in the field. While there are many ways to make a mobile map, I wanted use Leaflet JS and build a custom geolocation service using the Geolocation ...

Our Clients' Maps

Lexington Neighborhood Tree Canopy Study
Class mapping project

Web page for student maps

NRE 355, Introduction to Geospatial Applications for Land Analysis, is a class at the University of Kentucky (UK) that uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to study our environment. Every year NRE 355 constructs various maps centered around an ...