DescriptionThis mobile app offers users enhanced user navigation, detailed park maps and interactive GPS mapping for on/offline use.
Set a course for Louisiana’s State Parks and find an oasis of natural beauty. Relax to the sounds of a stream nestled in the deep woods or marvel at the sight of the magnificent brown pelicans in its natural surroundings. “Pick your passion” from among the many recreational activities offered at Louisiana’s State Parks, and now take along its official app to guide you.
As you embark on your ideal Louisiana getaway, feel confident that The Sanctioned and Approved Mobile Guide for Louisiana State Parks will be there to enhance your visit. Gain access to the most up-to-date park 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 to visit by location, or by activities such as camping or fishing. Find that perfect spot with access to state park maps. Make overnight reservations through the app and delight in the splendor of LA’s State Parks for more than a day. As you capture photos of the stunning scenery, share it with everyone you know though the app’s social networking feature. Plan your getaway and use Louisiana’s State Park app for an amazing visit.
The enhanced features of the Pocket Ranger™ apps utilizes the functionality of an advanced hand held GPS device to make your park visit more memorable and fun by using unique GPS capabilities.
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 on/offline.*
•GPS mapping options include Road, Satellite or Hybrid maps.
•Easy-to-cache Interactive GPS Terrain Mapping tiles for 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 detailed 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.