Mobile Maps

Find the app for you – with eight different apps including our own Backroad Navigator app, there is lots to choose from when deciding on which mobile maps to use. And even though there is no wrong choice (all of the apps are excellent navigational tools), you may find that one particular app suits your unique outdoor adventure needs better than the others. To give you an overview of what makes each app unique, we’ve put together the following chart.

Backroad Navigator Gaia GPS Avenza Locus Map Topo Maps+ ViewRanger
Compatibility

smartphones and tablets

smartphones, tablets and watches

smartphones and tablets

smartphones and tablets

smartphones, tablets and watches

smartphones, tablets and watches
Map Type Dynamic Scale Dynamic Scale Static Scale Static Scale Static Scale Static Scale
Coverage All Canadian Provinces excluding Quebec All Canadian Provinces & Territories All Canadian Provinces excluding Quebec All Canadian Provinces excluding Quebec All Canadian Provinces excluding Quebec Selected areas in BC and Ontario only
Payment Type Yearly Subscription Yearly Subscription One-Time Purchase One-Time Purchase One-Time Purchase One-Time Purchase
How much does it cost? Starting from $9.99 CAD/year Premium Membership $39.99 USD/year TOPO Maps $1.99 USD/each
Park Maps $1.99 USD
Recreation Maps $9.99 USD/each
Mapbook Bundles $19.99 - $24.99 USD
Mapbook Bundles $24.99 USD/each Mapbook Bundles $24.99 USD/each
Recreation Maps $9.00 USD/each
Recreation Maps $9.99 USD/each
Adventures / Activities
Backroad Mapbooks Trails & POIs Trail, ATV & Snowmobile Routes Layers available
Searchable POIs
POIs Description
Lake Bathymetry
Crown / Private Land
App Features
GPS Locator & Map Tools
Webmap / Desktop trip planning ✔ Mac-only
Offline Functionality