Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Bureau of Land Management Maps of Oregon, 1944-1993

BLM map segment of the Prineville Unit, 1970.

Information and Credits


The Bureau of Land Management Maps of Oregon consist of maps published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the public as guides for outdoor recreation and maps prepared by the BLM for management of forest lands, primarily in western Oregon. The Bureau of Land Management was formed in 1946 by the merger of the General Land Office and the United States Grazing Service. BLM lands in Oregon are primarily forest lands in western Oregon and grazing and range lands in eastern Oregon.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


1.5 cubic feet, including 111 maps; 2 map folders and 1 oversize box


This collection is arranged into three series: I. Master Unit Maps, 1944-1960; II. Statewide Recreation Maps, 1960-1993; and III. Oregon Color Quadrangle Maps, 1965-1970.

Related Papers

The Special Collections & Archives Research Center includes many collections with maps forest lands in Oregon including the National Forests in Oregon Maps (MAPS USFS), the Donald B. Zobel Collection of Historic Forestry and Vegetation Maps (MAPS ZobelMaps), and the Gerald W. Williams Collection (MSS WilliamsG). The Rangeland Resources Department Maps (MAPS Rangeland) document range type surveys and studies in eastern Oregon.

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