High performance easy-to-use GPS for wherever your travels take you. No account setup or subscriptions required.
Turn your phone into a powerful GPS navigation system with Polaris Navigation GPS, the world's #1 all-purpose GPS, and dare to go where there are no roads.
Imagine... What would it be like to navigate any waterway or explore any wilderness or city using only your phone's GPS location abilities and a view of the sky? What it would be like to create navigation destinations without the need of an internet connection and find them using only an arrow or offline maps.
That is just a glimpse of the navigational power you will hold in your hands when you install Polaris Navigation GPS.
Used mostly as a hiking, off road, nautical and trail GPS app, Polaris is an excellent backup or replacement for your handheld dedicated GPS satellite navigation unit and will keep you oriented wherever your outdoor adventures take you!
Hiking GPS with the best hiking maps!
Back country exploration and outdoor adventure
Sailing, Boating. All marine navigation charts in Polaris are free.
Backpacking and other outdoor sports
Known for its stability, reliability and flexibility, Polaris is used by land-sea search and rescue, military personnel and millions of others worldwide.
To support your adventures beyond network reach we provide free of charge:
Access to our vector & raster map downloaders (topos, marine, hiking and others).
No limits on map types or on the number of map downloads.
All maps are shown with enhanced detail and large, easy to read labels.
This powerful navigation system also includes:
Polaris Places Picker. Find hiking trails, camping locations and much more!
GPS compass and magnetic compass
GPS parameters panel
Odometers, altimeters, speedometers, chronometers
Split distances on tracks
Draw a trail and navigate it
Google Maps, OpenStreetMap-Mapnik, Topographic Maps, Cycle Route and Hiking Maps, Vector Maps, USGS Topo Maps, NOAA Marine Charts, World Aviation Operations Charts, Canada Toporama.
Comprehensive set of GPS Tools and diagnostics
Waypoint navigation system including a dynamic waypoint-finding compass that always points to your destination while reporting estimated time of arrival, distance to target and other statistics. Just follow the arrow!
Trail navigation system
Location sharing with maps
Supports British OSGR and OSGB-36 DATUM (Ordnance Survey Grid)
Coordinate formats: latitude/longitude as degrees, deg:min, deg:min:sec, and UTM (Universal Transverse Mercator).
Military Coordinate Finder - Military Grid Coordinate Reference System (MGRS).
Hiking Trails - Most of the maps show hiking paths courtesy of the Openstreetmap project. We are always amazed to find that even some of the most obscure hiking routes in our state are available.
Marine navigation- NOAA Nautical Charts and nautical unit reporting.
Drift alert / Drag anchor alarm.
Select source for altitude reporting: Satellites, United States Geologic Survey or map your location to the results of NASA's Space Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
Map Search and Coordinate Conversion capabilities with the free MapIt! plug-in
Improved compatibility for maritime navigation with addition of nautical and NOAA marine charts.
Road navigation and street directions are provided through a digital pipeline connecting the power of Polaris to the Google Maps app on your device.
* The premium version of Polaris Navigation is called GPS Waypoints Navigator, available on Google Play. GPS Waypoints Navigator is ad-free and contains many other enhancements.
MINOR BUG FIXES
- ADD WAYPOINT INFO TO PHOTOS
- MAP MANAGER FOR OFFLINE RASTER MAPS
- NO LIMITS ON VECTOR MAPS
V.8.20- NOAA MARINE CHARTS
V.7.80- USGS TOPO MAPS
V.7.72- FIND HIKING TRAILS, CAMPGROUNDS...
V.7.60- MAP LIBRARY FOR OFFLINE NAVIGATION
V.7.40- TRAIL ALTITUDE PROFILES
V.7.31- DRIVING DIRECTIONS
V.7.12- DRAW A TRAIL
v.4.90- MGRS coordinates
v.4.50- Marine navigation