Find Nearest Facility

05-18-2021 06:19 AM
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Occasional Contributor II

Hey all,

I am looking to add a feature to our Park Locator web application that allow users to find the closest facility or amenity to their current or searched location.

For instance, if someone is looking for a tennis court that is closest to their house. Is there a widget that would help solve this?

I know the Near Me tool is helpful for this, but users will have to adjust the distance slider until a tennis court shows in the results - which may take several iterations. 

There is also the Find Nearest option within the Analyst widget, but it uses credits, which I am looking to avoid.

Anyone have any ideas?


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MVP Regular Contributor

I just use the Near Me widget and increase the "Set default buffer distance". They'll get multiple results, but they will get the nearest at the top of the list.

New Contributor III

I use same as ChelseaRozek above. You will get more results but ultimately what you need will be there. 

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