Mobile Maps

Have you ever wanted your Backroad Mapbooks topographic maps downloaded and available for use on your phone? Well, now you can! Backroad Mapbooks has partnered with AvenzaTopo Maps+Locus and ViewRanger to bring our entire map catalogue directly to your mobile device through the App Store and Google Playstore.

Available for Apple iOS (Topo Maps+), Android smartphones and tablets (Locus Map) or both (Avenza and ViewRanger), these offline geospatial PDF readers let you use a variety of features and tools while well out of cell phone and data range, including GPS tracking, waypoint marking and more. The benefit of these apps over our Dynamic mobile maps is that, unlike the Dynamic maps, they feature our Adventure information including recreational trails and Points of Interest such as campsites, fishing hot spots, staging areas and more. These mobile maps are the perfect tool for exploring the Canadian backcountry, whether it be the sky-scraping peaks of BC’s Coast Mountains, the wild highlands of Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton or anything in between.


Avenza Maps

These maps are georeferenced so you can add placemarks, track your movements, measure distance and more. Whether you are exploring the backcountry on foot, bicycle or vehicle, these maps will keep you pointed in the right direction. Find out more »

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Locus Map

Locus Map is the ideal choice for hikers, mountain bikers, hunters, geocachers and many others! No matter which corner of the country you find yourself in.

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TOPO Maps+

Handy features like trip tracking and waypoint marking help you study and share your routes, making this the ideal app for hikers, hunters and other outdoor adventurers. Find out more »

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ViewRanger

This user-friendly, versatile map app is trusted by outdoor explorers from around the world and turns your phone into a fully-functioning GPS device, jam-packed with features!

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