Digital Maps

These georeferenced PDF maps and KML layers are intended for use by firefighters, aerial supervisors, and flight crews involved with fire operations in Minnesota.

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PDF Maps_Minnesota_2024

  • There are 9 maps covering the state. Use the reference map to help you identify which map you need.
  • Superior National Forest Roads and Wilderness Campsites are organized geographically. These map’s boundaries do not match the traditional forest zone boundaries. Superior East and West are very detailed and very large file sizes.
  • ATGS Statewide 2024 is a basic map covering the entire state and works as a broad, quick reference for aerial supervisors.
  • AirNet shows the approximate coverage zone of the AirNet radio system. Use to identify the proper AirNet frequency at your location.

KML Files 2024

This folder contains a variety of KML layers. Includes infested and special concern waters, administrative boundaries and aerial detection routes.

Aerial Hazard Maps_PDF_Minnesota_2024

A collection of the aerial hazard maps for Minnesota air bases. The tower location data is current as of January 2024. These maps do not cover the entire state, they show large areas surrounding exclusive use airbases.

Historic Maps and Miscellaneous


This map is coverage of the Chippewa National Forest with overlay of the infested lakes and streams.


This map is coverage of the Superior National Forest with overlay of the infested lakes and streams and Retardant Avoidance Areas.


This map is a high resolution map with coverage of infested lakes and streams and waters of special concern.  It has roads coverage down to township and Forest Service level with names.