Free maps for your Garmin GPS handheld & wearable

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Free topo, trail and street maps for Garmin GPS handhelds, bike computers and wearables are an alternative to commercial maps! These OpenStreetMap based maps are mostly free of charge and available even for countries not covered by Garmin or other map providers. The quality and level of detail varies from country to country.

How to install free OSM maps?

You can use these maps for Garmin devices like:

  • epix
  • fenix 5X
  • fenix 5 Plus series
  • fenix 6 series
  • fenix 7 series
  • eTrex Touch 25 / 35
  • eTrex 20 / 20x / 30 / 30x /22x / 32x
  • GPSMAP 62s / 62st / 64 / 64s / 64st / 64sc / 64x / 64sx / 64csx / 65 / 65s
  • GPSMAP 66 / 66st / 66i
  • GPSMAP 66sr
  • Montana 600 / 610 / 680 / 680t / 700 / 700i / 750i
  • Oregon 600 / 650t / 700 / 750 / 750t
  • Edge bike computers with mapping (e.g. Edge 1030 Plus, Edge 830, Edge 530)

Free OSM maps – examples

OpenTopoMap
OpenTopoMap
OpenFietsMap
OpenFietsMap
Freizeitkarte
Freizeitkarte
Frikart
Frikart
Reit- und Wanderkarte
Reit- und Wanderkarte
Speichenkarte
Speichenkarte

OSM Maps – Download Quicklinks

(some websites are only in the local language)

Most important link for Garmin OpenStreetMap (OSM)

Recommended OSM maps (some in German, but global maps)

OSM Maps – US Maps

(some examples from gpsfiledepot.com)

OSM Maps – Download Link Collection

Alps, Piemont

Alps, South Tyrol

Argentinia

Brasilia

Canada

Several maps

Finland

Iceland

Italy

Malaysia, Singapore

Mexico

New Zealand

Spain

South Tyrol

USA

(Update January 2021)

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10 thoughts on “Free maps for your Garmin GPS handheld & wearable”

  1. Tried a couple of maps for Canada out of curiosity, never know what one may find. I found that the maps have numerous inaccuracies for the area where I live and a good portion of the surrounding area. I do a lot of hiking, biking, quad riding, snowmobiling and hunting in my area and use my Garmin GPS all the time so I know it well. The level and type of inaccuracies makes me wonder how accurate the maps are for other places. I appreciate they are free and you get what you pay for, but the amount and level of inaccurate information on the maps is very concerning as it could be disastrous for someone relying the information provided. Thanks for the site, I just urge caution to anyone who may think of relying on these maps.

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  2. The link for Japan site is not longer available. Any suggestion (even just the name of the org without link to website would help). Thanks!
    Teo

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