Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Map Overview

Click here or on the map to locate and download DRG files.

Above is a section of the USGS map index for the 1:24,000 topographic maps for Mt. Rainier National Park. You can use the links below to get more information about these maps and other map resources on the Park. The problem is that individual topographic quadrant maps are named for local topographic feature, and as such, don't necessarily follow an easy naming convention to locate individual maps.

You can get maps from the following sources.

National Park Service Maps
NPS Mt. Rainier Maps
USGS Store - Follow Store Links
USGS Map resellers in Washington
100K Map Index - click on map for 24K maps index
Commercial On-line Map Services
USGS Map Viewer - Graphic Intensive
Mt. Rainier Place Names
NG Trails Illustrated Map
Green Trails Maps
Mt Rainier Maps

If you are in Seattle or plan to shop in Seattle, places to get maps and other supplies are Metskers Maps and REI's Flagship store along with any REI store around the Puget Sound. Some other outdoors and recreation stores also have maps. Maps are extremely helpful for adding to your knowledge and understanding of Mt. Rainier National Park to locate good photography locations, which are described in tourist guides, hiking and trails books, and on this Web site.

Go to DRG download map page.

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