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Map Symbols & Patterns for NPS Maps
This page contains the standard cartographic symbols and patterns used on National Park Service maps.
North arrows, bar scales, road shields, etc.
Accessibility, winter recreation, water recreation, etc.
NPS symbols are free and in the public domain. They derive from Ultimate Symbol Collection, a commercial product that offers hundreds of additional symbols.
NPS Style for ArcGIS
Created by the ESRI Mapping Center
- ESRI.style (March 2012)
Lava/reef, sand, swamp, and tree patterns (accessed as a swatch library in Adobe Illustrator CS or later).
- Adobe Illustrator (448k – July 2006 Adobe Illustrator CS format)