Kansas State Parks Mobile App Goes Android


TOPEKA — The free Kansas State Parks Pocket Ranger® is now available to more users – just in time for enjoying Kansas outdoors in the fall. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has announced that its popular Kansas State Parks Pocket Ranger® is now available for Android and as a mobile website. Previously only available for iPhones, this newest release puts information about Kansas’ state parks in the hands of Android, Blackberry, and feature-phone users. The release also includes the addition of GPS state park trail data.

Linda Craghead, KDWPT Assistant Secretary for Parks and Tourism noted that the mobile app has been downloaded more than 2,700 times since it was launched in May 2012. “The Kansas State Parks Pocket Ranger® app and mobile website are designed to provide information and technology to guide and enhance our visitors’ state park experiences, and to provide added safety and enjoyment for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts at all of Kansas’ 26 state parks. It’s a fabulous tool,” she added. 

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