Gaia GPS Hiking, Hunting Maps

Gaia GPS Hiking, Hunting Maps

By TrailBehind

  • Category: Navigation
  • Release Date: 2017-05-22
  • Current Version: 1.8.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 144.24 MB
  • Developer: TrailBehind
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 5
From 6,452 Ratings


Navigate, track, and explore with Gaia GPS. Millions of people worldwide have used Gaia GPS to hike, hunt, camp, ski, and explore the backroads. Gaia GPS has been featured in countless publications, including Outside, Backpacker, Trail Runner, the New York Times, and numerous App Store features. ►► Backpacking Gaia GPS started as a backpacking app. Download topo and satellite maps for offline use. Use intelligent routing tools to plan trips, and measure distance, altitude, and elevation change. View your route using comprehensive backpacking maps, including up-to-date weather forecasts. ►► Day Hiking Both a hiking navigation app and a platform for finding hikes, Gaia GPS helps you discover your next adventure. Use the Discover tab to find hikes and nearby trails, and download maps and hike info to your phone for offline use. ►► Hunting Driven by hunters on the team, Gaia GPS has become a top hunting app. Build custom hunting maps that include public land designations, private land ownership, and state-by-state hunting units. ►► Camping and Overlanding Gaia GPS helps you find a campsite on the road, or deep in the backcountry. As a camping app, Gaia GPS delivers public land data to help you stay legal, maps with campsites, parks, and forests, as well as weather overlays. Mark waypoints to create custom camping maps, plus reference road maps and Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM) to plot overland, 4x4, and off-roading routes. ►► Backcountry Skiing and Mountaineering Apply slope-angle shading and 24-, 48-,and 72-hour Snowfall and Precipitation Forecast overlays to create custom backcountry skiing maps, plan tours, and avoid avalanche terrain. As a backcountry skiing app, Gaia GPS helps you find powder and stay safe on the slopes. ►► Mountain Biking Go farther, faster by mounting Gaia GPS to your handlebars for hands-free navigation. Access mountain biking trail maps on both public and private land. Gaia GPS is a great mtb app for deep exploration. ►► Professional Use: Firefighters, Search and Rescue teams, Land Manager, GIS Techs, and Guides Gaia GPS is the preferred nav app for outdoor professionals. Quickly route to GPS coordinates, plot fire perimeters, view recent wildfires, and share maps, tracks, and waypoints with your team. Guides can mark routes, campsites, and water sources, and share hard-to-find approaches and descents with clients and fellow guides. ►► Membership Levels Free Level - You'll be limited to the default map source, and you won't be able to download maps for offline use. Member Level - As a Member, you can download a worldwide catalog of topo, road, and satellite maps. Premium Member Level - As a Premium Member, you also get access to these map sources: • NatGeo Trails Illustrated (including Appalachian Trail, Colorado Trail, and John Muir Trail maps) • ESRI World Satellite Imagery • NOAA weather forecasts • Current and Historical Wildfires • US Private Land Ownership (including owner names and addresses for parcels) • US Hunting Layers (including GMUs, public land, and recent fires) • US Public Land (BLM, Forests, more) • US Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs) • Hill-shading, contour-line, slope-angle, and other overlays • Backroads Mapbooks Canada • France IGN • Swiss Topo ► To manage your subscription: • TURN OFF auto-renewal via the main Settings app: • Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. • Your iTunes Account will be charged at confirmation of purchase. • Visit the following URL to view our Privacy Policy: • Visit the following URL for full terms of use:



  • Good app but could use a couple things

    By Kgrabowski0206
    I’ve been using Gaia for 2 years now and really like the idea of having something with is while hiking that works even offline. Lately thought I’m having issues with the routes I create on the computer(way easier)downloading to the app. My other big issue is when creating hiking routes, you’ve got to put a ton of waypoints bc otherwise the program will make its own routes. You also can’t get an accurate reading if doing an out and back or lollipop route. A nice feature would be a way to press “back to starting point” or something like that
  • Completely Worthless

    By WHY is every nickname taken!?
    What use is a gps that does not give, or search for, gps coordinates? What is this even used for?
  • Amazing

    By dominicanitababy
    I use this app for my fieldwork and it’s AMAZING! Plus it’s free!!!!
  • Awesome!

    By Texasgrape
    Best I've seen. Works better than expected.
  • Why not more horse friendly?

    By Bojotyco
    Your program excels in many ways. However, I wonder why it is not more horse friendly. Horse icons as well as trail head markings for horse trailer parking would be very useful. Horseback riders are a major user of the trails but are often overlooked when it comes to those who designed these maps. One of the central topics on horse forums is, “which map/GPS app best represents the horseback rider in the wilderness areas as well as other trails”. There are well over 2 million horseback riders in the United States.
  • Great app!

    By 57mars
    I enjoy the Gaia GPS app. Very useful for trip planning and backpacking. And I love that it works without cell service. Some features that need to be more user friendly include editing routes on the iPhone and creating sections within a long hike and mapping/viewing the distance between waypoints (maybe I’m doing something wrong but I haven’t found an efficient way to do this).
  • Used on every adventure

    By Starlight0726
    I use GAIA in every adventure. I do a lot of cross country where there is no trails, GAIA has never failed me. I use the layers A LOT to explore areas (1900 & 1930). I love that it also shows mines in the area. I have recommended this to many people.
  • Go to Non-Paper Map

    By Est1980
    We’re suckers for paper maps... but these days we’re turning to Gaia more and more as we tour North America. From USFS, to MUMV, to satellite imagery; Gaia always has us covered. And it seems like they add an awesome new map or layer every couple months.
  • Safari in Africa

    By SoneKnee
    While I did not have the Africa maps loaded for the Serengeti. We used this mapping service every day for two weeks. Used photographs and highlights for animals and birds. My daughter found the distance and time points for the birds very interesting in her bird tracking document . Wish I had known the detail that I could’ve gotten for the mapping before we left. Highly recommend this app for use just walking around big city parks Hiking in the local trails and mountains, or world travel Chasing Safari mountains and Serengeti plains.
  • Everything I need and more.

    By autonomous_overland
    My fiancé and I live out of our toyota fj cruiser and rtt. We use our app every day. Super easy and functional.