Gaia GPS includes a wide variety of map sources. This article will show you how to load your favorite map source in the app along with how to find a new favorite.
Note: You need a Membership or Premium Membership to view map sources other than Gaia Topo. A Premium Membership allows you to layer maps together to create a custom view. Click here to learn how to layer maps, or learn more about Premium here.
To change the map source:
Tap on the Layers icon.
Tap on your preferred map source, then tap back arrow to return to the main map.
To add additional Map Sources that do not appear on the default list:
Tap More Layers in the top right corner.
Select a category that fits your needs
Add map sources by toggling the switch to the right of each map source to "on". To remove a map source, toggle the switch back to "off".
To remove added maps from the layers list:
- If Layered Maps are on, turn them off first with these steps: How to Add, Adjust, and Download Layered Maps
- Long-press the map layer you want to remove
- Select Delete:
This option is very helpful if you want to remove a lot of maps from your list quickly.