To order maps and brochures, please go to the Trail Brochures webpage.
California National Historic Trail Topographical Map
A color, topographical map of the entire California NHT is available as a pdf file (744kb). Because the over 5,000 mile long trail covers parts of ten states, this map measures approximately 46" x 9".
- GIS Interactive Map
The National Park Service Geographic Resources Program hosts an interactive trails map viewer. Choose the California National Historic Trail from the Interactive Online Maps section and then zoom in to find the details you need for trip planning.
Tip: There are menu options at the top right and top left of the map viewer. The top right menu allows you to look at the trail overlaid on street, topographic, or imagery maps. The top left menu lists functions you can give to the map - measure distance, make a printable map, and more.
Auto Tour Route Maps
Maps for following the California NHT by automobile can be found on the publications webpage. These street maps provide an approximate route for retracing the California NHT.