Mill Creek MetroParks introduces mobile app

Mill Creek MetroParks visitors now have a new way to access information on the entire park system.

The information will be available on the “OuterSpatial: Get Outside” app. According to its description, the app “connects you with other like-minded adventurers and the organizations that protect and manage your favorite outdoor places.”

Details on Mill Creek MetroParks facilities, points of interest, trails and more will be available, a release from the park states. The app also includes offline mapping and navigation allowing users continued access even without a cell phone signal.

Visitors can use the app to:

  • Plan a visit
  • Navigate while on trails
  • Discover new places
  • Locate parking, restrooms, picnic areas and other park amenities
  • Access information about ecological, geological and historical points of interest
  • Receive notifications about hazards, closures and other timely information
  • Receive special event information
  • Share experiences and photos and connect with others who love the outdoors
  • Report conditions, hazards and incidents at visited locations

Read the original article at WKBN.