Outdoor Apps

spy-app-to-track-a-cell-phoneWe all get cabin fever once in a while. Sometimes the weather is just right to go for a hike at your favorite Wisconsin state park, trail, or forest. You could leave your web-enabled phone at home and just enjoy the walk. On the other hand, why not take your cell phone with you? Download one or more of the apps below. Make it an adventure. The Friends of Wisconsin State Parks provide this list just for fun. We do not endorse any of these apps.

App Name Description IOS Android

The Official Guide for Wisconsin State Parks and Forests

This all-inclusive app offers a new way to explore Wisconsin's State Parks and Forests. Link Link

The Official Guide for Wisconsin's Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife

Gain access to useful fishing, hunting and wildlife watching information in the palm of your hand. Link Link

Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder Mobile App

Find the parks nearest you with the activities you want to do. Our writers and editors have compiled a comprehensive database of every federal and state park in America. Link Link
National Parks by Chimani The Chimani National Parks app contains details on each of the 400+ units of the U.S. National Park Service, including national parks, monuments, seashores, historic sites, and more. Link Link

Every Body Walk!

Every Body Walk! helps you track all aspects of your walk, including distance, time, calories burned, and routes. You can watch your progress en route, save your walking history for future reference, and share your walks with friends and family via Facebook and Twitter. Link Link

All Trails - Hiking & Biking

AllTrails is your guide to the outdoors! Whether you are traveling or looking to discover new trails nearby, AllTrails makes it easy to find the best trails to hike, bike, or run.

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INaturalist iNaturalist is a place where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world! Link Link
Clean the Creek Clean the Creek makes it easy for you tag dirty locations that allow yourself or others to then clean them. With the app you can follow others that clean up areas and easily post your finds or cleanups to Facebook. Link  
Seek ‘N Spell Seek ’n Spell uses your GPS to create a new type of game. The object is to gather virtual letters by running around an outdoor space and to win points by spelling words with the letters you collect. Play against your friends or a computer AI! Link Link
First Aid Get instant access to information on handling the most common first aid emergencies. Link Link
SunWise he UV Index provides a daily and hourly forecast of the expected intensity of ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Some exposure to sunlight is enjoyable. However, too much sun can be dangerous. Link Link