Those who love spending time outdoors will love the following iPhone apps for nature lovers:

The NatureFind iPhone app is free and will help you find the closest parks, forests and nature centers. It will also keep you up to date on local nature events that are taking place in your area.

The Trailhead by The North Face app for iPhone is also free and it will tell you where the nearest hiking trails are with full details. For example, you can find out how long each trail is, get the history of the trail, pictures and other tips.

The Trails – GPS Tracker iPhone app costs $3.99 and will allow you to track your tracks including pace, ascent and descent.

This application is helpful for anyone looking to explore new trails and track the pace, ascent and descent. It’s a useful application for tracking your tracks.

The WildObs Observer app for iPhone is free and allows you to report sightings of species and help identifying them. Your observations will show up on the National Wildlife Watch website. You can either upload a photo or just report your findings.

The Sci.Spy iPhone app is free and works as a wildlife photography and observation tool. There are missions you can take part of or share your own outdoor adventures with your friends.

There is a complete collection of Audubon Nature Applications for iPhone if you want to spend $9.99 for each of them. They can help you identify plants and species.

The MyNature Tracks iPhone app costs $6.99 and will help you identify animal tracks, scats and sounds.

The BirdsEye app for iPhone has a lite version for $1.99 or a full version for $19.99 and allows you to track bird sightings and view local bird observations.

Various iBird Applications for iPhone costs $19.99 and will give you range, locals, images and submitted images of a variety of bird species.

The Peterson Field Guide iPhone app costs $14.99 and allows you to identify bird species and log your sightings.

The free Leaf Snap iPhone app was created by Columbia University, University of Maryland and Smithsonian Institution and helps identify plants through a facial recognition software – except it’s for tree and not real faces.The Florafolio app for iPhone costs $3.99 and is an interactive field guide for North American plants. It features different types of trees, trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns, vines, and grasses.

The TreeBook is a free iPhone app that includes 100 of the most common trees found in North America.