Trailforks

In-app purchases
2.2
5.04K reviews
1M+
Downloads
Content rating
Teen
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About this app

Trailforks is a trail database with over 350,000 trails for Mountain Biking, Hiking, Trail Running, Dirtbiking, Observed Trials, Horse Riding, Snowmobiling and Skiing. Users can contribute data and then local trail associations have the control to approve & curate the data.

The Trailforks app is your mobile companion to the https://www.trailforks.com website. It allows you to download offline trail maps for use on your rides!

You can freely use all features of the app anywhere in the world for 7 days of use. After that a subscription to Trailforks Pro is required to view full map detail outside a city-sized free area of your choosing.

App Features:
- The largest database of mountain bike trails in the world, growing in other sports fast!
- Thousands of related activity POI's
- Offline trail maps and info. Region updates are incremental and fast
- Trail name labels pained alongside trail
- See your GPS location on the map, for trail navigation
- Switch context of map based on your selected sporting activity
- Display trail & route elevation profiles and 'scrub' along them to see the location on the map
- View grade of climbs and descents on a trails elevation profile
- Record your activity and save to Trailforks or sync to Strava.
- View your friends Ridelogs
- Use your phone’s compass to orientate the map in the direction you’re facing
- Discover local routes that riders & hikers have created
- View trail Ridelogs from users and discover how to ride a new trail
- Discover top trails nearby, and get personalized recommended routes
- Toggle Pro layers on map such as slope angle, light pollution, USFS, land ownership, avalanche data and more!
- Switch between an ever growing list of basemaps
- Automatic trail routing from your location (or nearest parking lot), to the trailhead of your choosing
- Sync and view your saved 'Route Plans' from https://www.trailforks.com/ridelog/planner/
- Lookup region & trail info including 650,000+ photos & videos
- Follow race course routes including colored stages and checkpoints
- View trail status & reports! Always be informed of up-to-date trail conditions & closures
- Submit trail reports & conditions from the app, including taking photos of trail issues
- Support the areas you ride, by donating 'Trail Karma'
- View nearby bike shops on the map, quick links for directions or phoning the shop
- View trails on map color coded by popularity or view a heatmap
- View custom worldwide topo contour maps designed for outdoor sports
- View popular Strava segments on the map to up your game
- Overlay of US land owners like the BLM
- View polygons on map, such as private property areas or closed areas
- View upcoming events nearby or by specific region
- View local trail badges you can earn by recording your rides
- Save trails to your wishlist
- Share routes, rides & trails with friends, share via QRCode
- Download GPX of trails & routes. Sync with your Garmin device
- Winter trail map for fatbike trails
- View average time it takes to ride a trail
- Location based global search
- Read and comment on trails, rate trails
- Filter trails on map by bike, great for adaptive bikers or ebikes
- Share your map location with a friend or emergency services

Detailed trail maps of popular mountain biking destinations such as, Whistler, Squamish, North Shore, Kamloops, Nelson, Moab, Sedona, Park City, Hurricane, Downieville, Colorado Springs, Bellingham, Bentonville, Finale Ligure, Pisgah, Marin, Bend Oregon, Wellington & Rotorua New Zealand.
Updated on
May 23, 2022

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2.2
5.04K reviews
Richard Nye
April 14, 2022
Used to work but occasionally fail to upload, ask for login, and then lose the data from the ride after login. Latest update, now it just makes straight lines any time the screen isn't turned on. TOTALLY unacceptable for a PAID app. Edit: implemented all potential solutions in response, downloaded new update. Next ride it didn't record anything, not even a straight line. To be clear, this app used to at least produce a track I could screenshot every ride, before the android update.
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Trailforks
March 31, 2022
Sorry you had recording issues, often it is a configuration on your phone or network https://www.trailforks.com/help/view/112/ But we have also totally rewritten the apps GPS tracking code and it will be released on Android in the next couple weeks.
Ky Dame
May 25, 2022
Terrible app. Fairly extensive trail database, but horribly organized, unusable without paying, barely usable when you do pay. My GPS location NEVER worked. It works for every other mapping app, all of which I've used are considerably more powerful and competent. You can't even save a point in the pro version and I struggled to plot my own path, or see your elevation, etc. Extremely disapponted. Trail forks seems to have shot itself.
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Jason Fred
December 17, 2021
Most extensive trail database of trails from when the app was free. However the paywall destroyed the app. Not only you only have a small zone without paying you can't download the trails so when you are out there it blurs where you are which is extremely dangerous if you actually rely on the app for navigation. They should just have ads like other apps.
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Trailforks
January 21, 2022
This blog post answers some of the criticism around the Pro option, data access & user contributed content https://bit.ly/30Cj51h You can still see the trails in grey for basic navigation and can unlock the map for emergency 3 times. Ability to download offline basemaps also rolling out next week.

What's new

Check out our revamped tracking feature, along with new reports & photo uploads!
You can also now use shortcuts to directly starts those actions from your app launcher.
And as often, we bring many small fixes to the app to improve your experience.

v1.58.3:
- Fixing views for some non-EN langages

v1.58.2:
- Fixing a layer issue

v1.58.1:
- Fixing an issue with tracking for non-US regions