Lake Tahoe Basin, Map 803 by National Geographic Maps

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The largest alpine lake in North America, Lake Tahoe straddles the border of California and Nevada. Its unusually clear waters and surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains make it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. National Geographics Trails Illustrated map of Lake Tahoe Basin delivers unmatched detail and valuable information to assist you in enjoying the year-round recreational opportunities this region offers. This map includes Desolation Wilderness; Prosser Creek Reservoir; Granite Chief and Mount Rose wilderness areas; and El Dorado, Humboldt-Toiyabe and Tahoe National Forests. In addition, the following state parks are included: Donner Memorial, Ed Zberg Sugar Pine Point, Emerald Bay, D.L. Bliss, Lake Tahoe Nevada, Burton Creek, and Washoe Lake.

Whether youre exploring Lake Tahoe Basin on foot, or by horse, motorcycle or ATV, the handy trail chart will prove a useful tool in your travels. The popular Pacific Crest and Tahoe Rim trails are clearly noted. A chart of ski and snowboard resorts includes their location on the map, as well as the number of lifts and runs. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits, passes and many lakes. The bathymetry of Lake Tahoe is shown with both contours and hill shading. Recreation features are clearly marked, including campgrounds, trailheads, swimming areas, fishing access and scuba diving areas.

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.

All proceeds from the purchase of a National Geographic map help support the Societys vital exploration, conservation, scientific research, and education programs.

Other features found on this map include: Carson City, Carson Range, Crystal Bay, Donner Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Kings Beach, Kyburz, Markleeville, Meeks Bay, South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Truckee, Washoe City, Washoe Lake, Woodfords, California, Nevada.


  • Product Number: 2034672M
  • Product Code: TI_TAHOE_BASI
  • Publisher Product ID: TI00000803
  • ISBN: 9781566953344
  • Year of Publication: 2006
  • Folded Size: 9.45 x 4.33 inches
  • Unfolded Size: 25.2 x 34.06 inches
  • Map type: Folded Map
  • Geographical region: United States

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