Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder

Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder


"Even if it weren’t free, Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder™ would be well worth downloading." - Bob Tedeschi, The New York Times

"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
• Seasonality/Weather
• 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
• Bicycling
• Bird Watching
• Boating
• Camping
• Caving
• Climbing
• Fishing
• Golfing
• Hiking
• Historic & Cultural Touring
• Horseback Riding
• Hunting
• Off Highway (OHV) Use
• Picnicking
• RVing
• Tennis
• 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.

Recent changes:
Fall 2012 update.
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About Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder
"Even if it weren’t free, Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder™ would be well worth downloading." - Bob Tedeschi, The New York Times

"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
• Seasonality/Weather
• 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
• Bicycling
• Bird Watching
• Boating
• Camping
• Caving
• Climbing
• Fishing
• Golfing
• Hiking
• Historic & Cultural Touring
• Horseback Riding
• Hunting
• Off Highway (OHV) Use
• Picnicking
• RVing
• Tennis
• 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.

Recent changes:
Fall 2012 update.

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A Google User
Jul 8, 2014
Nice resource Told me about places I didn't even know were nearby, and there's a decent amount of info. But at least one of the places it said was near me, actually wasn't - however when I contacted them, I got a very fast response saying they would fix it. Info shown includes links to the official website when available; it would also be cool if there was a link to do a web search for the same place, to quickly get more info, photos, etc.
A Google User
Jun 21, 2014
Love it Best app ever
A Google User
Jun 8, 2014
Old Data We are staying at Don Carter State Park and it is not listed. Links take you to shopping websites not related to parks. This app could be a great tool but it needs tweaking.
A Google User
Jun 4, 2014
Try it and learned about area parks and national.
A Google User
May 7, 2014
Great app