‘App-y’ Trails!

Amplify your outdoor adventures with these handy mobile apps.


  • Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder will guide you to nearby public lands.
  • National Parks by Chimani contains details on 400+ units managed by the National Park Service.


  • Moves is a pedometer app that tracks your every step, along with other physical activities like running, walking and bicycling.
  • AllTrails Hiking, Train Running & Biking Trails provides maps, photos and reviews of more than 50,000 trails.


  • iNaturalist helps you upload photos of plants, animals and GPS locations to share with an online community of nature lovers.
  • Geocaching is the world’s largest treasure hunting community. Use the app to find hidden containers on your journeys.

Stay Safe

  • Pollen Alert is a simple and functional tool to notify you about allergy pollen levels.
  • Offline Survival Manual contains information on first aid, fire building and finding shelter and food – all skills that come in handy when hiking and camping.

Do you have any apps you love for your outdoor adventures? Comment and tell us what you use!

Source: National Environmental Education Foundation