National Forest Explorer

3.6
95 reviews
10K+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

New forest apps added weekly!

This official app is a portal for exploring the diverse lands and heritage sites managed by the U.S. Forest Service. A powerful exploration tool, this app allows you to discover forests near you and can help you explore each destination's points of interest. Use this app for easy access to forest facts, natural, cultural, and historic information, offline and GPS maps, recreational opportunities, and other essential visitor information to enjoy our National Forests and Grasslands.

The perfect companion for your next forest adventure or armchair travels, each app was
developed by the forest unit’s rangers and interpretive staff and features a variety of content, including educational audio tours and natural and historic imagery. Plan your itinerary of things to see and do with easy access to information regarding recreational opportunities, trails, maps, and visitor centers.

Each forest destination can be downloaded individually from the portal as its own app, allowing you to stay up to date with your favorite destinations through push notifications alerts for closures and events. Connect with Visitor Centers and Ranger Stations using one-tap calling and submit valuable feedback or report concerns with surveys.
OnCell has worked closely with each forest as the official provider of their mobile apps.

You can expect additional forests to be added to this app over time, as the U.S. Forest Service continues it's commitment to provide exciting and relevant visitor information in easy to access formats.
Updated on
Jun 28, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, App activity and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted

Ratings and reviews

3.5
88 reviews
PJ D
June 5, 2021
Crashes all the time and largely seems to be links to web pages that aren't mobile optimized anyway.
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Marty Dick
July 19, 2021
Found some iron works because of site. Map decent but wouldn't resize so I had to screen shot and then enlarge. I really need a bigger screen than my phone.
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Clinton Wickers