Jump Into Spring With These Apps Made For The Great Outdoors

Grab your phone and head outside to enjoy the warm spring weather.

Now that spring is officially here, there’s no reason to stay cooped up indoors anymore. It’s time to soak up some sun and breathe in the fresh air. And with the help of your Straight Talk smartphone, it’s easier than ever to enjoy spending time outside. If you don’t already have these apps on your phone, go ahead and download them before you lace up your shoes and head out.

Woman in sunshine


With temperatures on the rise, you can finally get back on the trail. AllTrails makes it easy to find a trail to go hiking, walking, or mountain biking. It features over 60,000 routes, complete with reviews and ratings from other people to help you plan your afternoon. Revisit your favorites from last season or branch out and try new ones. You can even filter the trails if you’re looking for ones that are dog friendly, kid friendly, or wheelchair friendly.

Download the app: Android / iOS

Couch to 5K

The Couch to 5K app is the perfect transition from winter to spring. It helps beginners take up running with the help of virtual coaches, in-app playlists, community support, and more. After running three times a week for nine weeks, the app helps prepare you to run a 5K race and stay active all spring and summer long.

Download the app: Android / iOS


Why not try your hand at geocaching? The c:geo app encourages you to get outside and explore. It helps you search for caches on a Live Map and log your finds. Using the built-in compass function and maps, you’ll have fun navigating around. Nature lovers of all ages can take advantage of the impressive, yet simple, features this app has to offer.

Download for Android

Gardening Companion

Gardeners look forward to spring all winter long. If you love exercising your green thumb, download the Gardening Companion app. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, the app can offer tips and tricks for planting and caring for specific plants, and it allows you to track your garden’s progress through the season. You can even set reminders to help keep yourself on schedule, so that you never forget to water or fertilize.

Download the app: Android / iOS

Welcome spring

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