Planning an epic summer road trip to Big Sky Country will be a snap with National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated topographic maps for Montana.  With waterproof and tear-resistant maps covering areas like Yellowstone National Park; Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks; the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex; Missoula and the Mission Mountains; Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness; and Bozeman, Big Sky, and the Bridger Range, the hardest part will be choosing the playground.  The next hardest part will be packing the toys, as these maps color code each trail system by permitted uses and include the full range of activities, from motorized to non-motorized to non-mechanized, along with popular areas for watercraft and climbing spots.  Most campgrounds are also included, whether roadside or backcountry, information on the number of sites available provided.  Seasonal trail closures are indicated where applicable, and each trail segment includes mileage. Pair these highly detailed maps with the overview provided by Benchmark Maps’ Montana Road & Recreation Atlas, the gold standard of road atlases for outdoor enthusiasts. Available at select outdoor retail stores and at Natgeomaps.com. //