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With the Victoria Day weekend upon us, it’s time to get outdoors for a springtime camping adventure. But, with many campsites filled up with reservations, it can be difficult to find a place to play outdoors. Here is our list of BC’s best first-come, first-served campsites.More Info >
Backroad Mapbooks is pleased to announce our partnership with our new hunting ambassador, the one and only, Amanda Lynn Mayhew. If you’re a hunter, you may be familiar with Amanda Lynn from the season one of Just Hunt episodes on Canada Hunts aired on the Wild TV Network.More Info >
With fall just around the corner, it’s time to start planning that first big hunting adventure of the season. And our Backroad GPS Maps are the perfect hunting buddy to bring along – here’s why!More Info >
Hunting season is creeping up, and many of us are getting our gear together for that first trip of the season. Here is our list of free and low price point hunting apps to help make your inaugural hunt a successful one.More Info >
Fall hunting season can’t come soon enough, and our custom TOPO maps are the perfect addition to your hunting kit. Here are a few reasons why you should pack one with you on your next hunting adventure.More Info >

Saturday, August 19th, 2017, the world celebrates International Geocaching Day. Many veteran geocachers use this day to find and swap souvenirs, track and log caches or attend the many designated geocaching events, but for beginners, it’s also a great day to try it out for the first time.





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Great weather, no bugs and good fishing! Yes, that actually is possible in Algonquin Park…at least we were lucky enough to experience it. Wes and Russ Mussio, the founders of Backroad Mapbooks, like to plan an epic trip or two each year. From northern BC to the Yukon, from Mount Kilimanjaro to the Haida Gwaii, they have been on some pretty amazing trips. This spring they decided to do a canoe and fishing trip through Algonquin Park, one of Canada’s if not the world’s premier canoeing destinations, to celebrate their new Algonquin Park Waterproof Map.More Info >
Bring on the August long! Celebrate the halfway point of summer with some exciting August long weekend Adventures. Check out which provinces celebrate the long weekend and find something great to fill your weekend with!More Info >

Newfoundland and Labrador offer over 29,000 km (18,000 mi) of coastline to explore, packed with inlets, bays, fjords and islands, along with rivers and lakes that stretch across the entire province. From whales and icebergs to serene wetlands and trophy salmon fishing, there is never a dull moment while paddling Newfoundland's many waterways. To get you better acquainted with this paddling paradise, we've put together a Top 10 list of our favourite Newfoundland paddling adventures.

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Backroad Mapbooks Topographic Maps are now available to download to your mobile phone with Avenza Mobile Maps App - Learn More about yet another great navigation tool you can fit nicely into your pocket!More Info >
With the Canadian Rockies’ well-earned reputation for breathtaking scenery and endless outdoor adventure, it can be hard to find a place to camp without reserving ahead of time. To help you find a last minute camping spot, here is our guide to first-come, first-served camping in the Parks of the Canadian Rockies.More Info >

Someone who has never seen or heard about Backroad Mapbooks may assume that they are just like any other map, bound together into a book format. However, those who have seen or used a Backroad Mapbook know that they are much more than that! Featuring industry leading topographic detail and engaging adventure write ups for outdoor recreation of all kinds, Backroad Mapbooks are the ultimate guide for every adventure.

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