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The OuterSpatial Blog

Product updates, partner and community highlights, and more from the OuterSpatial team.

Introducing the Create a Report Tool

Product Update

May 22, 2024

Introducing the Create a Report Tool

We are thrilled to announce an exciting new feature in the OuterSpatial app — the Create a Report tool. This handy tool allows you to easily share your firsthand knowledge and experiences about trail conditions, hazards, and incidents with fellow adventurers and the organizations that steward your favorite outdoor places.

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Welcome, North Dakota Parks & Recreation!

Community Update

May 10, 2024

Welcome, North Dakota Parks & Recreation!

Get ready to discover the diverse outdoor recreation opportunities North Dakota has to offer with North Dakota Parks & Recreation and its partner organizations, now available on the OuterSpatial app!

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Discover New Adventures with OuterSpatial and what3words

Product Update

April 30, 2024

Discover New Adventures with OuterSpatial and what3words

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with what3words, bringing their cutting-edge location technology to the OuterSpatial platform.

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Celebrating National Park Week 2024

Community Update

April 22, 2024

Celebrating National Park Week 2024

OuterSpatial now includes detailed trails and points of interest for all 63 national parks, making it easier than ever to plan your outdoor adventures.

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2023 MetroParks Trails Challenge

Community Update

June 26, 2023

2023 MetroParks Trails Challenge

Attention Ohioans! Are you eager to discover new trails and embark on thrilling outdoor expeditions? Look no further than the 2023 MetroParks Trails Challenge — hosted by Five Rivers MetroParks in Dayton, Ohio.

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2023 Ridge Trail Challenge

Community Update

June 2, 2023

2023 Ridge Trail Challenge

Calling all adventure seekers! Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey with the 5th annual Ridge Trail Challenge, hosted by the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council.

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The 2023 Greater Spokane Parks Challenge

Community Update

May 18, 2023

The 2023 Greater Spokane Parks Challenge

Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! Immerse yourself in a world of adventure with the thrilling 2023 Greater Spokane Parks Challenge, hosted by Spokane City Credit Union and Spokane Parks Foundation.

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Introducing digital passports!

Product Update

March 1, 2023

Introducing digital passports!

Join the challenge today to track your visits to California’s state parks, earn badges, compete with others, and share your experience!

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Fall 2022 Product Updates

Product Update

November 30, 2022

Fall 2022 Product Updates

Catch up on all the improvements made to the OuterSpatial product over the summer.

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Looking for Product Testers

Product Update

August 12, 2022

Looking for Product Testers

Interested in helping shape the OuterSpatial product? Join one of our product testing opportunities!

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Aloha, State of Hawaiʻi!

Community Update

July 14, 2021

Aloha, State of Hawaiʻi!

We’re excited to welcome the State of Hawaiʻi to OuterSpatial!

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Welcome, California State Parks!

Community Update

July 7, 2021

Welcome, California State Parks!

We’re thrilled to announce that the largest state park system in the United States, California State Parks, is now available in OuterSpatial!

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OuterSpatial Mobile Just Got a New Look

Product Update

April 19, 2021

OuterSpatial Mobile Just Got a New Look

A detailed rundown of the new home screen and quick filters in OuterSpatial Mobile.

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Social Tools for Android

Product Update

February 16, 2021

Social Tools for Android

An overview of the new social tools available in OuterSpatial Android.

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Hike or Bike the SF Crosstown Trail

Partner Highlight

December 15, 2020

Hike or Bike the SF Crosstown Trail

OuterSpatial is the official mobile app for the SF Crosstown Trail, with up-to-date routes, georeferenced Paper Maps, cue sheets, updates on closures, and more.

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Dark Mode and More for iOS

Product Update

November 10, 2020

Dark Mode and More for iOS

An overview of the highlights included in the latest release of OuterSpatial iOS, including dark mode and a few other significant enhancements.

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A New Home for Transit & Trails

Community Update

May 13, 2020

A New Home for Transit & Trails

Started back in 2008, Transit & Trails was originally its own website and mobile app. It has been serving recreationists for more than 10 years. We are excited to bring Transit & Trails into OuterSpatial and continue the tradition of making it easy for folks to get outside without a car!

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