Skip to main content

Map Office

Map Office


The Map Office is the only full-service map store in Alaska with more than 150,000 maps in stock and available by print-on-demand for hikers, hunters, guides, tourists, boaters, industry and military applications, and more. Topographic, geologic, circumpolar, trail and road maps are available for the continental United States, Canada and Alaska, as well as nautical charts.

Maps are available for purchase in-person or over the phone.  


  204 Akasofu Building 
  Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Parks, Trails, and Wilderness Maps

National Geographic Trails Illustrated Maps are designed to take you into the wilderness and back! The maps include valuable wilderness tips and “Leave No Trace” guidelines, along with updated trails, trailheads, points-of-interest, campgrounds and much more.

Come explore the following destinations with us!

  • Chilkoot Trail
  • Gates of the Arctic
  • Glacier Bay
  • Kachemak Bay
  • Katmai
  • Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
  • Kenai Fjords
  • Lake Clark
  • Prince William Sound East
  • Prince William Sound West
  • Wrangell-St. Elias


Fairbanks Area Maps

Planning a trip to Fairbanks, Alaska?  Let us help!

We offer road maps, wildlife viewing guides, USGS topographic maps and more.


Alaska Road Maps

Let us help you navigate the Alaska road system.

 We offer the following maps:

  • Rand McNally Alaska Roads
  • Rand McNally 'Easy to Fold' state of Alaska
  • Parks Highway
  • Dalton Highway
  • Sport Fishing Alaska
  • Kenai River Area
  • Anchorage and Vicinity


Canada Maps

Going through Canada, eh?  

Stop by and explore maps of Yukon Territory, British Columbia Road and Parks Guide, and South Klondike Highway maps.


Topographic, Geologic, and Circumpolar Maps and Charts

We carry an extensive inventory of the following maps:

  • USGS topographic maps of Alaska
  • USGS geologic maps of Alaska
  • Canada topographic maps
  • Circumpolar maps
  • Nautical charts of Alaska

Ordering via phone? Use the USGS online viewer to select your maps:


Map Tools

Taking your map into the field? We stock a variety of tools to help you get the most out of your USGS topographic maps:

  • Coordinate grid reader and protractor
  • UTM tool and booklet
  • Mini corner
  • Map ruler
  • Map seal for permanent waterproofing of any map


Archive Photography

The Map Office maintains an archive of historical aerial photography of Alaska. Please contact us for more information on these products.

Alaska High Altitude Photography

This collection covers 95 percent of Alaska.
70,000 photos taken between 1978 and 1986

Alaska - AHAP Products
Color Infrared 1:60,000 10-inch film Browse online
Black and white 1:120,000 10-inch film Browse on site

Glacier Photography of North America 
The USGS Ice and Climate Project

100,000 photos of North American glaciers taken between 1950 and 2001.

Photos by renowned Austin Post, as well as Robert Krimmel and Larry Mayo.

Glacier Photography of North America -ICP
Black and white Vertical Oblique Browse online

The Austin Post Collection

Photos made by renowned glacier photographer Austin Post from 1959 - 1964.
Mostly moved from the ICP collection.

Austin Post's Glacier Photos
Black and white Vertical Oblique Browse online
Photo by Ron Karpilo,



Alaska North Slope Photography - Naval Arctic Research Lab Photos (NARL)

Several thousand photos acquired by the U.S. Navy in the late 1940s. Most of the images are of Alaska's North Slope, but a few extend into the Interior.

NARL-  Alaska North Slope Photography
Black and white Vertical Trimetrogon Browse online
Orders and Payment

We currently only offer phone orders and in-store purchasing. Visitors will find metered parking spots in front of the Akasofu building.

204 Akasofu Building
2158 Koyukuk Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Akasofu Building

See Map Office location in Google Maps.