There's an App for That

Here are some app suggestions to help you prepare for and/or to enhance your hike. While we believe that you should be present in nature and not spend your time on a device, they can come in handy sometimes before you go or sometimes even on the trail itself.

Find a trail: 

NSConnect.ca (not an app, but a mobile-friendly site)

AllTrails

Track your trails and/or activity:

MapMyHike

Participaction

Maps & GPS:

Avenza

Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (not an app, but a source for mapping resources)

Stay safe:

AdventureSmart (trip planning)

First Aid 

Keep track of the weather:

WeatherCAN

Weather Network

Identify and/or record the plants and wildlife you encounter:

Seek

iNaturalist

Enjoy the night sky:

Skyview Lite
 

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