The largest protected area of the Chihuahuan Desert, Big Bend National Park is a remote land of surprising beauty and remarkable biodiversity. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Big Bend National Park provides an unparalleled tool for exploring this unique region. This map offers unmatched detail of the entire park including such key... Read More
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The largest protected area of the Chihuahuan Desert, Big Bend National Park is a remote land of surprising beauty and remarkable biodiversity. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Big Bend National Park provides an unparalleled tool for exploring this unique region. This map offers unmatched detail of the entire park including such key areas of interest as Black Gap Wildlife Management Area, Sierra del Carmen, Sierra del Caballo Muerto, and portions of Big Bend Ranch State Park. The print map features detail of the Chisos Mountains, Rio Grande Village, and Burro Mesa.
Hiking and primitive trails are clearly marked and the Chisos Mountains detail provides mileages between intersections. Road types are differentiated, so you know if the route you choose is a paved, dirt, four-wheel-drive, or high-clearance road. River mileage on the Rio Grande is noted as well, for those exploring by boat. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits. Helpful information about backcountry use, regulations, wildlife, and safety tips combined with a chart showing the location of designated backcountry campsites will prove invaluable in your exploration of the park. Other recreation features noted are campgrounds, picnic areas, points of interest, scenic viewpoints, interpretive trails, and lodging.
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: Big Bend, Boquillas Canyon, Chalk Mountains, Chilicotal Mountain, Chisos Mountains, Christmas Mountains, Dagger Mountain, Emory Peak, Ernst Valley, Mesa de Anguila, Rosillos Mountains, Sierra del Carmen, Stairway Mountain, Sue Peaks, Terlingua Creek.
The Gaia GPS app delivers the complete set of seamless Trails Illustrated maps and Topographic Map Guides to your mobile device, along with Gaia GPS’s award winning navigation tools and other premium content, for only $39.99 per year. This includes the ability to download maps for offline use.
Avenza Maps App
The Avenza Maps App offers an ala-carte download of single National Geographic maps, on which you can see your current GPS location and use the app’s navigation, tracking and data collection tools, either online or offline. Click on the link below to purchase a digital version of this map for the Avenza Maps App. Requires a free download of the Avenza PDF Maps app.
Designed for backpackers by backpackers, Topo Maps+ for iOS offers both à la carte and bundled in-app purchase options to go deeper into the backcountry. These offline maps integrate seamlessly with adjoining areas and offline navigational tools include (among others) your current location, adding waypoints, tracing your own routes, and recording tracks.