Guide to public lands now available


An updated guide to public lands in Wisconsin is now available.

The 2018 "Public Access Lands Atlas" is the third edition of the atlas that includes properties managed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, as well as federal and county-owned lands. People can download and print these maps free of charge from a home computer.

The University Book Store's digital storefront provides a web-based option for those interested in purchasing a PAL Atlas. The original PAL Atlas, with 441 maps, two indexes and a glossary is available for $89.95. A separate PAL atlas is also available for each of Wisconsin's 72 counties for $24.95. A DVD with over 450 pages of public lands access data is available for $5.95.

For orders using a check, a mail order form is available on the University Book Store's website. Please do not send cash or credit card information with a mail order form.

To place an order by phone using a credit card, call (800) 993-2665, ext. 5929. In order to simplify the purchasing process, be sure to mention the item number 099127660 in your call.

For more general information, visit the DNR website,, and search for "atlas." To order the Public Access Lands Atlas at the DNR website, simply click the "buy" button.