Nature & Wildlife Apps

Leaf Snap
Leaf Snap helps you identify a plant or tree using a specially designed facial recognition software

NatureFind helps you find parks, nature areas, and woodlands near you

Trailhead by The North Face
Trailhead by The North Face is an app that provides you with information on the closest hiking trails to your current location

WildObs Observer
iOS, Android
WildObs Observer is a wildlife observation app that allows you to share our discoveries, sightings, and observations even without photos

Books about Nature, Parks, and the Great Outdoors

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson

Bear in the Back Seat: Adventures of a Wildlife Ranger in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Kim DeLozier and Carolyn Jourdan

Crimes against Nature: Squatters, Poachers, Thieves, and the Hidden History of American Conservation by Karl Jacoby

Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey

Endurance: An Epic of Polar Adventure by Frank Worsley

Great British Parks: A Celebration by Paul Rabbitts

Hey Ranger! True Tales of Humor & Misadventure from America’s National Parks by Jim Burnett

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Our Great Big Backyard by Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager

The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen

The Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs by Tristan Gooley

To Timbuktu by Mark Jenkins

Wind, Sand, and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry