As part of our mission to find and explore the most popular places to get outside in the U.S., AnyplaceAmerica.com makes it easy to explore our nation's wonderful national and state parks. We also make it easy to find the most popular places to get off the beaten path and plan your next outdoor adventure - featuring GPS coordinates, elevation data, photos, and climate data for over 1 million different of the most popular geographic features to visit in the US.
We love Topo Maps
Frequently, a simple interactive map focused on the natural terrain instead of the urban environment is exactly what outdoor enthusiasts are after. Our easy to view maps highlight prominent places to visit and the terrain for just this purpose.
The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of topographic maps of the U.S. commonly known as US Topo Maps. These maps are separated into rectangular quadrants that are intended to be printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. AnyplaceAmerica.com makes it easy to find the appropriate US Topo Quad Map for over 1 million different landmarks in the US and download a free printable PDF. We also make it easy for the user to order a waterproof printed copy of any US Topo Map in the country - appropriate for hiking, backpacking, canoeing/kayaking, boating, and more.
The US Topo overlay provides an interactive interface to the most popular topo maps in the country: US Topo. These maps allow outdoor enthusiasts, researchers, and GIS professionals a quick glimpse into the popular maps without the need to download PDFs.