This app is provided free and without ads as a thank you to current and former military personnel.
Unique features include:
➤A true universal ad-free app for phones and tablets.
➤Map view plots points on the fly as you scroll anywhere.
➤Filter the map by amenities.
➤Data is stored locally for speed and always accessible.
➤Lookup data by type, state and city even without service.
➤Photo and review searches that use the power of the entire web and not one source.
➤NOAA weather based on GPS of camp, not cities or airports.
- Over 200 US Military campgrounds
- Over 165 "Tents For Troops" campgrounds ( The campgrounds in this program pledged to offer at least 2 nights free for active military, including Reserves and National Guard, and members of their immediate family only. Just filter out if not now active military.)
✔Official website, phone number, directions, what kind of military credentials are needed, open season, rate range, sites, hookups, amps, big rigs access, tents or no tents, clubs, water, showers, toilets, tables, playground, laundry, propane, pet-friendly, RV dump station, storage, firewood and internet access.
Just about everything in the app can be added or removed with your map view. See only tent places with showers; RV parks with a playground and 50 amp. You pick!
➤NO WIFI? NO SERVICE?
Parts of this app will always work and provide useful information. The data is stored on your phone while the app uses GPS, so constantly calling upon a website for information is not necessary. This is great for improving speed when you’re in remote places.
** This app is a subset of the data for Camp and RV Ultimate which is a full time project built for campers by campers providing camping data for over 12 years.
** Cell service is required for full GPS. Internet required for maps.
Questions or requests? Email: email@example.com for a fast and personal reply.
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"Oh, Ranger! is your virtual guide to the outdoors — you fire up the app, plug in your location and either see which parks are near you or find an activity you want to do to filter out the parks that let you do it. It's awesome." - Gizmodo
"After you enter your Zip code or city and select an activity — bird watching, say, or boating — this app will direct you to nearby national parks, state parks, or national forests that suit your needs. The app, which works on iPads and iPhones, also provides directions, weather, and lodging suggestions."
- Inc. Magazine
"The Free Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder™ App Offers Treasure Trove of Park Information!" - OutdoorUSA magazine
Find the parks nearest you with the activities you want to do. Our team of writers and editors has spent years compiling, refining and, most importantly, curating a comprehensive database of every national park, state park and federal public land in America. Each location is cross-referenced with information about available activities, so you can search for the park nearest you with your favorite activities. We’re the same team that publishes the little green Oh, Ranger!® guides to national parks and public lands that are read by 20+ million park-lovers each year.
Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder includes:
• Park Overview for Every National Park, State Park and Federal Public Land in America
• Activities Descriptions
• Maps & Directions
• Important Phone Numbers
• Lodging & Concession Information
• Non-Profit Partners
• Links to Events and Related Websites
• Related Articles
• Nearby Attractions
Choose from 20 different activity categories to find the right place for you and your friends and family. You can quickly toggle back and forth to find locations that have any or all of the following activities:
• Auto Touring
• Bird Watching
• Historic & Cultural Touring
• Horseback Riding
• Off Highway (OHV) Use
• Water Sports
• Wildlife Watching
• Winter Sports
Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder contains an exclusive database with information on thousands of different types of public lands, including:
• National Parks
• State Parks
• National Forests
• Wildlife Refuges
• Bureau of Land Management (BLM) sites
• US Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas
• and many more public lands…
Through the generous support of Ford Explorer, we’re able to provide this rich database of information absolutely free. In addition, this app will directly benefit four national non-profit organizations focused on sustainability: Boy Scouts of America, National Wildlife Federation, Outdoor Nation, and the Student Conservation Association. Please download the app and send us your feedback. Tell all your friends to try it too. By downloading Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder, you’re reinforcing the important role public lands play in our lives and helping to support important conservation efforts.