with Camps, Water Sources, and Points of Interest for Ventana/SilverPeak wilderness explorers
Get local trail knowledge!
Trail and camp locations are incorrect on many maps of the Big Sur Ventana & Silver Peak wilderness areas.
Big Sur Trailmap provides accurate trail and camp locations
based on local knowledge (GPS'd), plus locally-known "use
trails", seasonal water sources, waterfalls, and other features in Big Sur state parks and wilderness areas.
Created by a Big Sur explorer, updated weekly from local reports.
"Experience nature in the wild"
"The wild is still there, just off a trail"
"Find your own adventure"
Wilderness trails are not park-like walking trails !
Additional knowledge/preparation often required A wilderness trail may not be signed or passable or followable Know the current trail conditions rating
Average Forest Trail Conditions = 68% [Pre2016Wildfire=74%: history]
The trails need YOU - do good while outdoors: trailcrew outings or donate to the VWA
"Route metrics" webpage now more mobile-friendly (note map size depends upon window size)
Latest blog post:
State of the trails - trailcrew vs nature
(burn/closure perimeter data)
(includes historical trail maps)
If you have something to contribute or find an error,
please post to the
Trailmap contributions help others and will be credited, besides building good trail karma and becoming a
Latest blog post: "State of the trails - trailcrew vs nature"
The information and data on this website are copyrighted by John
W. (Jack) Glendening. You may freely search, view, download and print
the documents and information contained on this site for personal and
Public use of this data must be attributed to Jack Glendening,
not be presented as being the work of someone
who has copied it from this site instead of doing the actual field work themselves.
In particular, copyright information is not to be removed from data and data is not to be placed on public websites such as Open Street Map or All Trails or Gaia Cloud.
This information is provided 'as is', without warranty of any kind - It is believed the best available but can contain errors.