Make a Topographic Map application

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s Make a Topographic Map is a mapping application that features the best available topographic data and imagery for Ontario.

You can:

  • easily toggle between traditional map backgrounds and high-resolution imagery
  • choose to overlay the topographic information with the imagery
  • turn satellite imagery on or off
  • customize your map by adding your own text
  • print your custom map

Data features include:

  • roads
  • trails
  • lakes
  • rivers
  • wooded areas
  • wetlands
  • provincial parks
  • municipal, township and other administrative boundaries

You don’t need special software or licenses to use this application.

Technical information

Using cached imagery and topographic data, the application provides a fast, seamless display at pre-defined scales.

The caches are updated annually.

For more information

Provincial Mapping Unit  |


Data Available

The data described here is available for you to use. [Learn more]
[See the licence for how you're allowed to use this data.]

1978-01-01 - 2020-07-20

Supporting Files

This dataset has no supporting files

Additional Info

Field Value
Geographic coverage Ontario
Geography Breakdown None
Source URL/Address
Maintainer Provincial Mapping Unit
Author Email
Maintainer branch Mapping and Information Resources Branch
Last Validated Date 2021-06-07
Update frequency Yearly
Access instructions