Using Maps and Compasses
Before traveling into remote or unfamiliar areas, take a training course to learn how to use a compass and read a map correctly.
Selecting a Trail Map
To make sure you know where you can operate your snowmobile legally, get a trail map like the one below. Be sure that it shows the locations of designated trails and routes.
Topographic maps are available at many outdoor stores or may be ordered from:
U.S. Geological Survey
Branch of Distribution
P.O. Box 25286
Denver, CO 80225
National Forest Service Travel Maps show forest road networks and restrictions. They are available from the U.S. Forest Service.