IMIA sponsor and member, National Geographic, is featured in this month’s issue of Dirt Rag Mountain Bike Magazine.  “The Power of Paper Maps” article in Issue #202’s Access Column describes how paper maps provide a robust tool for discovering and exploring trails on public lands.  The article focuses on how USGS data and services are used by private map companies and local governments to create a variety of products to support recreation.  Map products  are described and compared over the Buffalo Creek Recreation Area outside of Denver, Colorado.  Maps include the USGS US Topo quad, Jefferson County Outdoors map, National Geographic Buffalo Creek Mountain Bike Trails map, and the Singletrack Maps Buffalo Creek Trail Map.

The Access column originally appeared in Dirt Rag 202.  Grab your copy today and check out what else is inside!

Dirt Rag Issue #202

National Geographic’s Buffalo Creek Mountain Bike Trails Map

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