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Stadia Outdoors

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Make the great outdoors your playground. Based on the well-known OSM Bright style, the Stadia Outdoors style highlights a moderate number of features, adds useful outdoor features such as ski slopes, and displays natural features such as mountains, parks, and paths.

We recommend using Outdoors any place you provide directions—especially for hiking, have minimal overlays that might clash with the styling, or want POI data. While the name is "outdoors," we try to keep this style applicable to a wide range of uses.

Preview and Use Stadia Outdoors

Matterhorn

Matterhorn @ zoom 11 with ski slopes

Berlin

Berlin @ zoom 11

New York City

New York City @ zoom 11

San Francisco

San Francisco @ zoom 10

Our standard endpoints will serve requests from the fastest server no matter where your users are, and is backed by our global CDN with multiple layers of redundancy.

Vector Style
https://tiles.stadiamaps.com/styles/outdoors.json
Vector Style (API key auth)
https://tiles.stadiamaps.com/styles/outdoors.json?api_key=YOUR-API-KEY
Raster XYZ PNG URL format (up to zoom 20)
https://tiles.stadiamaps.com/tiles/outdoors/{z}/{x}/{y}{r}.png
Raster XYZ PNG URL format (up to zoom 20; for OpenLayers, QGIS, MapLibre, and other renderers without retina placeholder support)
https://tiles.stadiamaps.com/tiles/outdoors/{z}/{x}/{y}@2x.png
Static Map Images API Base URL
https://tiles.stadiamaps.com/static/outdoors.png
Raster TileJSON
https://tiles.stadiamaps.com/styles/outdoors/rendered.json

What do {x}, {y}, {z}, and {r} mean?

The {x}, {y}, and {z} placeholders represent x, y, and zoom following the standard slippy map tilename convention. This format is used by most popular libraries. Note that our tile numbering uses the XYZ scheme, not TMS.

The {r} placeholder is used for HiDPI ("retina") display suppoort. Popular web map renderers like Leaflet understand this placeholder. If your renderer does not understand this (e.g., MapLibre GL JS or QGIS), you can either remove the placeholder to get raw 256x256 PNGs, or replace it with @2x for 2x scaled images.

Our EU endpoints allow you to explicitly route all requests to our EU servers. See our EU Endpoints page for more details.

Vector Style
https://tiles-eu.stadiamaps.com/styles/outdoors.json
Vector Style (API key auth)
https://tiles-eu.stadiamaps.com/styles/outdoors.json?api_key=YOUR-API-KEY
Raster XYZ PNG URL format (up to zoom 20)
https://tiles-eu.stadiamaps.com/tiles/outdoors/{z}/{x}/{y}{r}.png
Raster XYZ PNG URL format (up to zoom 20; for OpenLayers, QGIS, MapLibre, and other renderers without retina placeholder support)
https://tiles-eu.stadiamaps.com/tiles/outdoors/{z}/{x}/{y}@2x.png
Static Map Images API Base URL
https://tiles-eu.stadiamaps.com/static/outdoors.png
Raster TileJSON
https://tiles-eu.stadiamaps.com/styles/outdoors/rendered.json

What do {x}, {y}, {z}, and {r} mean?

The {x}, {y}, and {z} placeholders represent x, y, and zoom following the standard slippy map tilename convention. This format is used by most popular libraries. Note that our tile numbering uses the XYZ scheme, not TMS.

The {r} placeholder is used for HiDPI ("retina") display suppoort. Popular web map renderers like Leaflet understand this placeholder. If your renderer does not understand this (e.g., MapLibre GL JS or QGIS), you can either remove the placeholder to get raw 256x256 PNGs, or replace it with @2x for 2x scaled images.

MapLibre GL JS is the most advanced vector map renderer for the web. If you need features like 3D perspective and client-side styling, MapLibre GL JS is generally the best option. Check out our tutorials to get started with your favorite web framework or vanilla JavaScript.

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var map = new maplibregl.Map({
  container: 'map',
  // You can also explicitly request tiles from our EU servers using the following URL:
  // https://tiles-eu.stadiamaps.com/styles/outdoors.json
  style: 'https://tiles.stadiamaps.com/styles/outdoors.json',  // Style URL; see our documentation for more options
  center: [12, 53],  // Initial focus coordinate
  zoom: 4
});

Leaflet is one of the oldest mapping libraries still in active use, and its longevity is a testament to its quality. What it lacks in fancy 3D support, it makes up for in ease-of-use and a vibrant plugin ecosystem. Check out our tutorials to get started with your favorite web framework or vanilla JavaScript.

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// Initialize a map centered at (53, 12) at zoom level 5
var map = L.map('map').setView([53, 12], 5);

// Style URL format in XYZ format; see our documentation for more options
// You can also explicitly request tiles from our EU servers using the following URL:
// https://tiles-eu.stadiamaps.com/tiles/outdoors/{z}/{x}/{y}{r}.png
L.tileLayer('https://tiles.stadiamaps.com/tiles/outdoors/{z}/{x}/{y}{r}.png', {
    maxZoom: 20,
    attribution: '&copy; <a href="https://stadiamaps.com/" target="_blank">Stadia Maps</a> &copy; <a href="https://openmaptiles.org/" target="_blank">OpenMapTiles</a> &copy; <a href="https://www.openstreetmap.org/copyright" target="_blank">OpenStreetMap</a>', 
}).addTo(map);

In OpenLayers v8.0.0 and newer, Stadia Maps is one of the bundled tile sources, so it's only a few lines of code to get started.

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const map = new ol.Map({
  target: 'map',
  layers: [
    new ol.layer.Tile({
      source: new ol.source.StadiaMaps({
        layer: 'outdoors',
        retina: true,
      }),
    }),
  ],
  view: new ol.View({
    center: ol.proj.fromLonLat([12, 53]),
    zoom: 5
  })
});

If you're using a version before v8.0.0, you'll need to create an XYZ source like so.

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const map = new ol.Map({
  target: 'map',
  layers: [
    new ol.layer.Tile({
      source: new ol.source.XYZ({
        url: 'https://tiles.stadiamaps.com/tiles/outdoors/{z}/{x}/{y}@2x.png',
        attributions: [
          '&copy; <a href="https://stadiamaps.com/" target="_blank">Stadia Maps</a>',
          '&copy; <a href="https://openmaptiles.org/" target="_blank">OpenMapTiles</a>',
          '&copy; <a href="https://www.openstreetmap.org/copyright" target="_blank">OpenStreetMap</a>'
        ],
        tilePixelRatio: 2,
        maxZoom: 20
      })
    }),
  ],
  view: new ol.View({
    center: ol.proj.fromLonLat([12, 53]),
    zoom: 5
  })
});

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