DescriptionThis new version offers enhanced user navigation, high-resolution park maps with micro zoom capability and interactive GPS mapping guide for on/offline use.
With a broad tapestry of rolling green hills and acres of undisturbed natural beauty, Pennsylvania’s State Parks & Forests provide you with the perfect landscape for that much needed getaway. With so much to see and do, you’ll appreciate the amount of information and features available through this app! Planning your visit has never been so easy.
As you embark on your ideal Pennsylvania getaway, feel confident that The Sanctioned and Approved Mobile Guide for Pennsylvania State Parks & Forests will be there to enhance your visit. Gain access to the most up-to-date park & forest information, upcoming events, news, alerts, weather conditions and geographic landmarks before and during your trip to the park grounds with the app’s many features.
Choose a park or forest to visit by location, or by activities such as camping or fishing. Find that perfect spot with access to state park high-resolution maps.
The enhanced features of the Pocket Ranger™ apps combine the functionality of an advanced hand held GPS device with State surveyed Geographic Information System, commonly called “GIS”.
Make your park visit more memorable and fun by using unique GPS capabilities
within the Pro Subscription version of the app. By subscribing to the Pro version you get features that will make your experience worth sharing with friends and family all within park grounds.
If that isn’t enough…continue reading and you’ll discover why!
Use the Pro features in the GPS Map section of the app to keep track of your friends, mark waypoints, record tracks, cache maps and share your activities.
Work with content, maps & features offline.*
GPS mapping options include Road, Satellite or Hybrid maps.
Easy-to-cache Interactive GPS Terrain Mapping tiles for on/offline use.
The GPS Parks Nearest Me feature will help locate parks nearest you.
The Friend Finder feature lets you keep track of companions while on a trail.
A built-in compass can help point your direction.
Use the Longitude/Latitude and Altitude positioning to navigate with ease.
Whether it is during or for future visits, you can Record, Save and Recall tracks or waypoints at your convenience.
Mark & personalize landmarks such as campgrounds, trailheads, fishing spots, parking areas & other points of interest.
Share photos, tracks, waypoints or current position with registered recipients through Facebook, Twitter or email.
Export tracks and waypoints in .KML and .GPX formats by email.
Let your family & friends know your whereabouts with the Alert Communication feature.
Access information with ease on/offline
Search for Activities of interest on-the-go
Locate Sites by Park or State Region
Cache and view high-resolution maps of park facilities, trails and campgrounds
Access up-to-date park info
Get directions to each site
Stay current on park calendar of events
Access online reservations
Interactive facility contact (phone, address & email) info
Receive news, alerts, and weather update feeds
Accessibility, pet policy, tide charts, ozone and/or water quality information
Share you experience through Facebook and Twitter
Flickr Photo share
* The enhanced pro features on the app are designed to function in areas with little to no mobile reception, however some of the features require mobile data reception in order to function properly.
* Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.