Whether it's a family campsite, a piece of history, or a just plain beautiful spot, interesting places abound on your woodlot. You likely know where some of these are, but more are waiting to be discovered.

Check Out Old Maps

The United States Geological Survey has been creating maps since 1884, and they're all available online for free.

Check Out Old Maps
Learn What to Look For

Scenic views. Burbling streams. Old stone walls. Check out these special places on other woodlots to get some fresh ideas for your own.

Learn What to Look For
Learn Where to Look

Free aerial photos and topographic maps can reveal a lot about your property, and a simple hike can turn into a natural history lesson when you can read the woods.

Learn Where to Look
Take the Path Less Travelled

You can see a lot from your trails, but sometimes the best places are stumbled upon by accident. Get off the beaten path and explore your woodlot with the help of a map, compass, GPS unit, or smart phone.

Take the Path Less Travelled