According to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources a great Free device is available now for your IOS or Android device. No more big bulky paper maps, all you need is your cell phone, and once this is downloaded you can use it anywhere outdoors .

Using your mobile device it will display your current location like Google Maps, but you don't have to be connected to the internet or have cell service while using the maps. You do need internet service for the initial download.


DNR GeoPDF Maps are available for:


  • DNR Recreation Basemap
  • Most State Parks
  • OHV Trails
  • Water Trails
  • Some State Forests
  • Trout Stream Angling
  • Water Access
  • State Trails
  • Snowmobile Trails

Avenza Maps is a FREE APP available for IOS and Android phones and gives you access to thousands of maps, so you can head out and explore worry free, plus it will show your locations through the GPS on your phone. For anybody who likes to explore outdoors whether for hunting, recreation, hiking or camping this is a great resource to keep you safe and on track.

For more information and to download the app Click Here

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