New York State Maps and Utilities

A collection of maps and tools to help you locate waterfalls and other great locations around the state.

Help with Maps

Our guides will help you figure out complex maps in no time at all.

USGS map guide keyA Guide to Topographic Maps (with Symbol Key)

A guide to how topographic maps are interpreted, including a thorough key to all the most commonly used symbols. This guide is a must for anyone exploring using USGS topographic maps. Print it and carry it with you.

Free USGS Topographic (Relief) Map Downloads

The US Geological Survey (USGS) produces topographic maps of the US at a variety of scales.

USGS relief maps 7.5 minute7.5 Minute Topographic Maps (USGS) of New York State (1:24,000 and 1:25,000 scale)

The most detailed USGS topographic maps for the United States are at 1:24,000 or 1:25,000 scale. The standard map size is 7.5 minutes of latitude by 7.5 minutes of longitude. You can download and print any map you want on 8.5 x 11 paper.

USGS relief maps 30x60 minute1:100,000 Scale Topographic Maps (USGS) of New York State

The intermediate-scale USGS topographic maps are at 1:100,000 scale and are used for land management and planning. The standard map size is 30 minutes of latitude by 60 minutes of longitude.You can download and print any map you want, but you may want to print it a bit larger than letter size.

USGS relief maps 3 degrees1:250,000 Scale Topographic Maps (USGS) of New York State

The intermediate-scale USGS topographic maps at 1:250,000 scale are used for land management and planning. The standard map size is 1 degree of latitude by 2 degrees of longitude. You can download and print any map you want, but you may want to print it a page much larger than letter size.

NYFalls Interactive Maps

Our very own maps plotted on Google’s mapping system.

Waterfall Locations MapWaterfall Locations

Waterfalls, rapids, and parks with waterfalls–all plotted on one map for you to browse.

 

Map of Ontario ParksLake Ontario Park and Access Point Locations

Where to experience our Greatest Lake. Now with Park Guides.

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Talk about maps and mapping tools and software on our message board.

 

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