There is no need to be a stranger to the High Uintas. There are detailed maps and books on each quadrant and drainage in the east-west mountain range.

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has a selection of 10 books on the various drainages, with maps, pictures on specific lakes and detailed information on depth, size, access, campsites, description of terrain and fish species found in each lake.The books sell for $1 each and are available through DWR offices.

The U.S. Forest Service offers one large topographic map showing lakes, roads, camping areas and trailheads.

The U.S. Geological Survey offers topographic maps breaking the Uintas into larger sections. Each map cost $2.50.

Topographic maps show elevations, roads, buildings, trails, streams and lakes.