"I'm not lost, I'm exploring."
Ramble along with maps, guides, references, and more.
EcoRamble - A branch of Canzona Technologies

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.
Albert Einstein

The cure for boredom is curiosity.
There is no cure for curiosity.

Dorothy Parker

Inspector Martin: By George! How ever did you see that?
Sherlock Holmes: Because I looked for it.
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
John Muir
All God's critters got a place in the choir
Some sing low, some sing higher
Some sing out loud on the telephone wire
Some just clap their hands or paws or anything they got

Bill Staines

EcoRamble mobile apps are free, designed for offline use, and without ads.

  • Download maps, guides, GPS tracks, or ID references or create your own.
  • Guides may contain maps, pictures, text, and links to other pictures or text.
  • Create self-guided tours.
  • Create ID references for plants, animal tracks, geology, or anything else.
  • Create fun quests. Participants earn points by finding things, taking pictures of their discoveries, and optionally sharing with others. A nature quest might include tasks like finding a bright-blue insect, an animal track with five toes, a round leaf, a flower with pink pollen, or anything appropriate for the location, time of year, and knowledge and patience of likely participants.
  • Enhance your own EcoRamble guides with Photo Sieve®.
  • Watch the demo or get the app.

Download a map, guide, quest, or reference

"Outdoor adventure" may conjure up thoughts of real or virtual visits to Africa, Antarctica, Galapagos Islands, or a tropical rain forest. Visiting such places is an awesome experience but even after years of exploring close to home, I still discover amazing new things. Look for the exotic in the familiar, seek new perspectives, and value what you can also touch. Sometimes it's just being in the right place at the right time. Look someplace you never looked before. Go at different times of day, in different seasons, and during different weather conditions. Look for relationships that enhance the wonder and ask why. As a visitor, show respect by considering your impact.

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