Synopses & Reviews
• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map
National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Bend and Smith Rock is a two-sided, waterproof map designed to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts with unmatched durability and detail. This map was created in conjunction with local land management agencies and is loaded with valuable recreation information.
Trails Illustrated maps are expertly researched and frequently updated. The maps are printed in the United States on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant, and trail tough — capable of going anywhere you do. The map is two-sided, and can be folded to a packable size of 4.25" x 9.25"; unfolded size is 26" x 38".
Net proceeds from the sale of this map go to support the nonprofit mission of the National Geographic Society.
- Waterproof and tear-resistant
- Clearly marked trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, ATV, and more
- Detailed topography and clearly defined, color-coded boundaries of state parks, national recreation areas, wilderness areas, marine sanctuaries and wildlife refuges
- Hundreds of points-of-interest, including scenic viewpoints, campgrounds, boat launches and canoe carry downs, swimming areas, fishing access points, and more
- UTM and Latitude/Longitude grid, as well as selected waypoints and a scale bar for easy and accurate navigation.
- Detailed road network
- Useful travel information on parks and key trails
- Important safety information and tips
- Information about local organizations and land management agencies
- Sheet Size = 25.50 x 37.75
- Folded Size = 4.25 x 9.25
- Scale = 1:75,000
- Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Topographic Map
National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Bend and Three Sisters is designed to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts seeking to explore the mountains and wildernesses in this part of central Oregon. With three of Oregon's highest peaks and one of the largest wilderness areas, the area not only has a great diversity of vegetation but also of adventure and recreation activities, which are featured on the map, for example: approximately 260 miles of trails, campgrounds, campsites, cabins, resorts and yurts, boating ramps, swimming and windsurfing areas, waterfalls, hot springs, skiing areas and rock climbing areas.
Created in partnership with local land management agencies, the map base has contour lines and elevations of peaks and waterways. The trails of the area are all highlighted with mileage markers and colored according to their designated usage. Among the well known trails displayed are the Pacific Crest Trail, that traverses the Three Sisters Wilderness for about 40 miles, the Metolius-Windigo trail and the French Pete Trail. The McKenzie Pass - Santiam Pass and Cascade Lakes Byways are also highlighted for those who wish to explore the area by car. Also included on the maps are safety tips and seasonal hazards to help ensure the safety of everyone exploring the area. The map includes the following areas of interest: Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Willamette and Deschutes National Forest, Mount Washington, Waldo Lake and Three Sisters Wilderness and more.
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: Bend, Black Butte, Cougar Reservoir, Cultus Mountain, Deschutes National Forest, Little Deschutes River, Mount Bachelor, Mount Washington Wilderness, North Sister, Redmond, South Sister, Three Sisters, Three Sisters Wilderness, Waldo Lake Wilderness, Willamette National Forest.
- Map Scale = 1:75,000
- Sheet Size = 25.5" x 37.75"
- Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"
About the Author
Founded in 1915 as the Cartographic Group, the first division of the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Maps has been responsible for illustrating the world around us through the art and science of mapmaking.Today, National Geographic Maps continues this mission by creating the world's best wall maps, recreation maps, atlases, and globes which inspire people to care about and explore their world. All proceeds from the sale of National Geographic maps go to support the Society's non-profit mission to increase global understanding and promote conservation of our planet through exploration, research, and education.