TopoZone to Trails Transition: FAQ

  • What is Trails.com?
    Trails.com is the Internet's leading resource for outdoors enthusiasts who enjoy a variety of activities such as hiking, mountain biking, climbing and more. We offer the most comprehensive set of trail guides available on the Internet and much more.
  • What happened to TopoZone.com?
    TopoZone.com is now part of Trails.com. In an effort to keep providing our users with the most thorough information about the outdoors, Trails.com acquired TopoZone.com in order to enhance our database with the best topo maps available.
  • Can I find topo maps on Trails.com?
    Yes, you can find topo maps that cover the entire United States on Trails.com.
  • Can I find aerial photos on Trails.com?
    Yes, you can find aerial photos on Trails.com
  • Is Trails.com free?
    Trails.com offers a free 14-day trial. And just like TopoZone.com, Trails.com is a subscription-based service.
  • What else does Trails.com offer?
    You can find trail guides specific to a variety of outdoor activities for all of the United States and Canada, as well as trails in Mexico and the Caribbean. Additionally, you can find topo maps, aerial photos, real-time weather information, GPS navigation tools and more.
  • I was a TopoZone.com subscriber. Now that TopoZone is part of Trails.com, how can I log in?
    You can log in with the same user name (email address) and password that you used on TopoZone.
  • Will my subscription be cut short?
    No, your subscription will last for the entire length of your subscription to TopoZone.com. For instance, if you subscribed to a year of TopoZone on December 1st, 2007, your Trails.com membership will last until December 1st, 2008.
  • What other changes should I be aware of?
    As a member of Trails.com, you will be subject to the Trails.com Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
  • I'm not sure that Trails.com is for me. What are my other options?
    We encourage you to take advantage of all that Trails.com has to offer. We offer professional quality topo maps, just as TopoZone did, as well as other features that benefit outdoors enthusiasts.

    If you still feel that Trails.com isn't right for you, please contact us. Please be sure to include your user name (email address), as well as your full first and last names.
  • How do I search by quad?
    Go to the View Maps page then click on any state. Once you are on the state topo map page, scroll down to Browse by USGS Topo Map (Quad). You can locate a quad alphabetically by clicking on the appropriate letter.
  • How do I search for a Topo map by latitude and longitude?
    From the TopoFinder scroll down to Locate a Topo Map by Latitude and Longitude. Enter the latitude. When entering the longitude, please remember to enter a negative ( - ) before each field: degrees, minutes, and seconds.
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