New mobile app offers Mill Creek MetroParks info

Are you looking for an easy way to discover new places to visit in Mill Creek MetroParks?  There’s an app for that.

Park officials on Thursday unveiled a new mobile field guide to the entire park system that fits on your wireless device.

The new app allows access to information about the entire park system including facilities, points of interest, and trails from their mobile devices.

Using the OuterSpatial platform, the new mobile application is free and available for both iPhone and Android devices.

The app includes offline mapping and navigation allowing users continued access even without a cell phone signal.

Visitors can use the app to:

  • Plan a visit and make the most of the 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
  • Special event information
  • Share experiences and photos and connect with others who love the outdoors
  • Report conditions, hazards, and incidents at visited locations

To download the free app, visit


Read the original article at WFMJ.