National Geographic’s Sierra Nevada DestinationMap strikes the perfect balance between map and guidebook and is an ideal resource for touring the rugged landscape of this culturally and geographically unique region of California and Nevada.
The front side of the Sierra Nevada DestinationMap reveals a detailed map of the region stretching from the Oregon border to California's Eldorado National Forest, bordered by the Sacramento Valley to the west and Nevada's Great Basin to the east. Modoc, Shasta-Trinity, Lassen, Plumas, and Humbolt-Toiyabe National Forests are also included on the map. The map features a comprehensive road network including scenic byways as well as areas of interest such as Indian Reservations, National Parks and Monuments, and Recreation Areas. Trails, historic sites, museums, cultural centers, scenic areas, state parks and other points of interest are also included. In addition, the map features beautiful photographs and information on the region’s culture, heritage and outdoor adventures.
The reverse side of the map features a detailed map of the area stretching from California's Eldorado National Forest to Sequoia National Forest. Other areas of interest included on the map are Stanislaus, Humbolt-Toiyabe, Sequoia, Sierra, and Inyo National Forests, Yosemite National Park and Wilderness, John Muir Wilderness, Kings Canyon National Park, and Sequoia National Park. In addition, the map includes a chart of the region’s National Parks and Monuments as well as travel tips, photographs and information on the natural beauty of the region and its changing landscapes.
The Sierra Nevada DestinationMap is printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant material and is folded to a packable size of 4.25" x 9.25"; unfolded, the map measures 26" x 38".
Net proceeds from the sale of this map go to support the nonprofit mission of the National Geographic Society.