Outdoor enthusiasts looking to enjoy the recreational opportunities just east of Rocky Mountain National Park will find National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated map of Cache La Poudre and Big Thompson an essential travel companion. Expertly researched and created in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and others, the map covers parts of the Roosevelt National Forest, including Cache La Poudre River and Wilderness, Big Thompson River and Canyon, Lake Estes and Bulwark Ridge.
Get off the beaten path and back on again by following the map to clearly marked trailheads and then along trails, marked according to their designated usage, including trails which are part of the National Recreation Trail system. Also shown are Forest Service roads, many of which serve as ATV trails. To aid in your navigation, the map includes contour lines, elevations, labeled peaks and summits, water features, areas of wooded cover and color-coded boundaries between different land management organizations. Some of the recreational points of interest are campgrounds, interpretive trails, fishing areas, boat launch points and picnic areas. The Cache la Poudre Scenic Byway is marked for those who are interested in taking in the scenery by car.
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: Cache La Poudre Wilderness, Roosevelt National Forest.