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onX Offroad Launches Snow Mode

February 16, 2021

onX Offroad has a new, snowmobile-specific experience. Premium users can now toggle from the App’s well-known “Dirt Mode” to the new “Snow Mode,” accessing 140,000 miles of snowmobile trails in 30 U.S. states, slope angle overlays, and localized avalanche forecasts for an unparalleled winter experience.

onX Launches New onX Backcountry App for Trail and Snow Enthusiasts

February 4, 2021

onX Backcountry is now available on iOS and Android devices as well as any browser. The ultimate adventure tool, onX Backcountry is designed to empower trailblazers and powder seekers of all ability and experience levels to find new outdoor experiences and relive old favorites.

onX Maps, Inc. Acquires Adventure Projects

December 30, 2020

onX today announced its acquisition of Adventure Projects, Inc., a network of websites and mobile apps featuring thousands of outdoor experiences that contributors have brought to life with guide-book details, imagery, trail conditions, and other content. 

The 10 Rules of Duck Scouting

December 28, 2020

Field & Stream’s Will Brantley offers up a handful of waterfowling tips like traveling to find ducks, adapting to ecology changes, and dropping GPS pins so you can find your way in the dark.

Three Years of Adventures in onX Access Advocacy: A Quick Look Back

December 16, 2020

From 2018-2020, onX worked with various partners to secure hunting and outdoor recreation access on 14,473 acres of public land. And, by their proximity to other hard-to-reach public lands, these acres have facilitated easier access to an estimated 9,778 additional acres.

onX Hunt Weather Update: Plan, Visualize, and Get the Advantage

November 18, 2020

onX has updated its Weather feature to highlight the weather that matters most with a new design made by hunters, for hunters.

onX Hunt’s 3D Maps Helps Hunters Plan, Scout, and Have a Successful Day in the Field

November 2, 2020

The addition of 3D Maps on the onX Hunt App on iOS devices allows hunters to better understand the terrain and use the landscape to their advantage.

Report: The South’s Landlocked Public Lands

October 20, 2020

The third installment of landlocked reports with Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership highlights more than 174,000 acres of public land in Florida, North Carolina, Arkansas, and Tennessee with no permanent, legal access for public outdoor recreation.

Is This Hunting App Worth $100?

October 8, 2020

In a Free Range American review, Michael Herne relies on onX during an elk hunt, and gives the app two thumbs up. “Whether whitetail hunting in the East or chasing bugles in the West, onX Hunt is as much a part of my kit as broadheads and a skinning knife.”

Pennsylvania Has 27,000 Acres of Public Land That You May Not Use

September 23, 2020

The Patriot-News reports on the onX and TRCP study that found 27,000 acres of landlocked public land in Pennsylvania. These parcels could offer recreational opportunities in rural and urban centers, where there is a growing need for outdoor access.

Report: The Mid-Atlantic’s Landlocked Public Lands

September 17, 2020

The second installment of landlocked reports with Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership explores 80,000 acres of untapped hunting and fishing opportunities in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

Introducing onX’s New Offline Map Streaming Technology

September 8, 2020

onX is excited to release a new streaming Offline Map technology, just in time for hunting season. Learn how the new streaming map service will impact and improve your days in the field.

Meet New Quick-Customize Waypoints

September 2, 2020

As the hunting season begins, we know Waypoints are one of your most important tools, whether you’re e-scouting or in the field. This update will make Waypoints significantly more hunter-savvy.

How Hunting Apps Can Help You Scout from Afar

August 31, 2020

After narrowing down where he plans to hunt, Bowhunter’s Joe Bell describes the steps he takes, using onX to e-scout and plan a deer hunt in the backcountry.

We Have Millions of Acres of Public Land We Can’t Access. It’s Time to Change That.

August 24, 2020

According to Backpacker’s Casey Lyons, “the Western U.S. is rife with forests and deserts that you can’t visit. A new law could fix that–if we’re willing to fight for it.”

Report Finds Vast Acres of Minnesota Public Land Off-Limits to Public

August 9, 2020

The Duluth News Tribune reports on the onX and TRCP study that found 248,000 acres of public land in Minnesota and another 55,000 acres in Wisconsin inaccessible to the taxpayers who own it.

Report: The Upper Midwest’s Inaccessible Public Lands

August 4, 2020

In our first regionally-specific landlocked report, in partnership with Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, we examine 300,000 acres of public land in Minnesota and Wisconsin where there is no permanent, legal access.

Off-Road with onX and a Can-Am Renegade 1000 XC

August 1, 2020

Car and Driver writer Ezra Dyer nicknames onX Offroad “Waze for the woods” during an off-road mission in the Uwharrie National Forest. The App helps Dyer navigate around and through some of the area’s more treacherous terrain, with kids in tow.

This App Wants to Open Up 410,000 Miles of Off-Roading

June 20, 2020

Outside’s Wes Siler learns how onX Offroad aims to help relieve the pressure on overcrowded trails by guiding users to under-the-radar spots in nearby areas. onX recently launched a Trail Guide program that solicits experienced off-road enthusiasts to help add more trails to the App, and provide lesser-known options to users of all abilities.

Hunting Access: Landlocked Public Land

May 26, 2020

According to Bowhunter, 75 percent of western hunters depend on public land for a successful hunt. If 6.35 million acres of land in 11 western states are landlocked, these hunters have a bigger challenge, and this article helps them find solutions.

We Don’t Need Roads: onX Offroad Maps Review

April 29, 2020

If quarantine has you itching to roam far-off miles on a dirt road, Gear Junkie’s Adam Ruggiero suggests you start planning now, with the onX Offroad App in hand.

When National Park Campgrounds Re-Open This Is The App You’ll Want

April 6, 2020

“Apps that make use of off-road trails aren’t anything new,” writer Bryan Campbell says in his Forbes review, “onX Offroad takes a crucial step in the game and gives users access to hundreds of thousands of miles of trails with daily information updates while staying incredibly user friendly.”

onX Offroad Maps (Review by Race-Dezert)

April 3, 2020

According to Race-Dezert, “there are a few off-road tools out there, but nothing is as easy to use as the onX Offroad App—and at only $30/year, or less than a tank of fuel, it’s worth checking out.”

MAPLand Act Would Move Public Land Access into the Digital Age (and Make it Easier to Find Hunting Spots)

March 17, 2020

Outdoor Life cites reports by onX and Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership that detail how the West is home to 9.5 million acres of landlocked state lands. That information appears to be prompting action among law makers who recently introduced the MAPLand Act.

onX Endorses the Modernizing Access to Our Public Land Act (MAPLand Act)

March 10, 2020

onX joins with Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership to inspire and endorse a new federal bill that would direct money to land-managing agencies for digitizing outdoor recreation-related maps.

One Example of How onX is Helping with Land and Water Access

March 4, 2020

Hunters in Arizona will soon have more public land options available thanks to a partnership between onX and Arizona Game and Fish Department. This Wide Open Spaces article explains how thousands of acres at the Elkhorn Ranch will soon be open to hunters.

How to Find Late-Season Upland Hunting

January 9, 2020

In this GearJunkie article, onX helps the author find land access programs and scout nearby public land, like state parks, national forests and BLM land.

onX Offroad Launches iOS App at SEMA 2019

November 5, 2019

onXmaps, Inc., the industry leader in outdoor mapping technology, announced today the availability of an iOS version of the onX Offroad App, which became available on the Google Play Store earlier this year.