Get out there

Here are 7 apps to download before your next outdoor adventure

From mapping to planning to first aid, these apps will help you get outside and stay safe doing what you love.

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It’s getting warmer

And depending on where you live, you might be allowed to go out and do things soon.

That means planning, and for outdoors people, it also means a ton of mapping. So we’ve put together some of the best apps for getting out there and having a great time doing it.

Cory Gunther

National Park Service

In early 2021 the National Park Service released its own app covering all 423 parks in the US. Providing us outdoorsy folks with maps, hiking trails, food recommendations, and more, plus it’s free.

Download: iOS - Android