Maps for Hiking the Southern Appalachians
Many maps can be purchased at Park and Forest Service visitor centers, and at outdoor stores.
Appalachian Ranger District, "Harmon Den & Hot Springs Area Trails Map" R8-RG 324
Appalachian Ranger District, "South Toe River, Mount Mitchell & Big Ivy Trail Map"
Pisgah Ranger District, "Shining Rock & Middle Prong Wildernesses"
Pisgah National Forest "Linville Gorge Wilderness"
Pisgah National Forest - Southern Research Station, "Bent Creek Trail Map"
Wilson Creek Area Trail Map
Southern Nantahala Wilderness & Standing Indian Basin
Nantahala National Forest
Chattooga - National Wild and Scenic River
Panthertown Trail System
Ellicott Rock Wilderness Map
US National Park Service:
National Geographic Trails Illustrated:
Pisgah Ranger District - #780
French Broad and Nolichucky Rivers - #782
South Holston and watauga Lakes - #783
Linville Gorge, Mt. Mitchell - Pisgah National Forest - #779
Nantahala and Cullasaja Gorges - #785
Fontana and Hiwassee Lakes - #784
Great Smoky Mountains National Park - #229
CMC hikes list the USGS topo map(s) by name, e.g. Shining Rock, Dunsmore, Montreat, etc.
Friends of Dupont Forest, "Dupont State Forest Map"
Slickrock Expiditions, "A Guide's Guide To Panthertown Valley"
Foothills Trail Conference, "Guide to the Foothills Trail" and "Foothills Trail" map
US Forest Service Offices & visitor centers:
National Forests in North Carolina
160A Zillicoa Street
Asheville, NC 28802
(Take U.S. 19/23, UNCA exit onto Broadway to Highland Park.)
French Broad District
P.O. Box 128
Hot Springs, NC 28743
(On U.S. 25/70 in Hot Springs.)
1001 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
(On U.S. 276 north of Brevard.)
P.O. Box 128
Burnsville, NC 28714
(On U.S. 19-E bypass in Burnsville.)