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Old 04-04-2009, 01:53 PM   #1
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Backroad Mapbooks

For the record, I'm not associated with the publishers of these books in any way.

These are a great guide to the provincial parks, forestry sites and logging roads of Canada. It includes a lot of details about recreation as well. Good resource for boondocking, although you may want to scout most roads without the trailer first.

Backroad Mapbooks, Fishing Mapbooks, Recreation Maps, TOPO Maps
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Old 04-04-2009, 03:49 PM   #2
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Thanks for sharing, hope to use em someday.
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Thanks for the post!
Now, are there any such backroad mapbooks available for the USA?
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Thanks for the post!
Now, are there any such backroad mapbooks available for the USA?
About the best I have found are the Delorme Atlas & Gazetteers. Their computer programs are pretty decent too. I use both.

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Good resource for boondocking, although you may want to scout most roads without the trailer first.
The DeLormes can take me to places where this same rule applies -- smaller than an Airstream. Where your tow vehicle better be a ....
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There's Trails Illustrated maps for the more popular recreational and hiking places. I think they were bought by Nat'l Geographic several years back. They started out as a small company in Evergreen, Colorado, more than 20 years ago. They are printed on waterproof paper and they use USGS topo maps and enhance them.

The DeLorme atlases for various states can be useful, though not always easy to follow.

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