National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated map of Durango and Cortez
provides unparalleled detail of this culturally significant area of
southwestern Colorado. Expertly researched and created in partnership
with the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management and others,
the map will guide you throughout your recreation or adventure in the
area, regardless of the season. The map's coverage includes San Juan
National Forest, Mesa Verde National Park, McPhee Reservoir and
Recreation Area, Animas River and Valley, Canyon of the Ancients
National Monument and Durango Mountain Ski Area.
This map can
guide you off the beaten path and back again with a wide variety of
trails, including trails for hiking, biking and motorized vehicles, plus
city and primitive trails, the Animas River Trail and Colorado Trail.
The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits and
passes. Recreation and adventure points of interest for all seasons are
marked as well, including campgrounds and campsites, alpine and
cross-country ski areas, trailheads and interpretive trails, rock
climbing and fishing areas, boat launch and whitewater access points,
scenic viewpoints and wildlife viewing areas. In addition, the map lists
regional attractions along with their descriptions along with useful
contact information of both public and private organizations involved in
maintaining the region.
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:
Durango, Hesperus Mountain, La Plata Mountains, Mesa Verde National
Park, San Juan National Forest, Sharkstooth Peak.
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