The Commonwealth Now Has The Official Guide for Virginia State Parks Powered by Pocket Ranger® for Smartphones

The Virginia government website says that our Commonwealth “is so diverse that you can interact with pirates, full-dress Native Americans and early colonists, vintners, green innkeepers and jockeys, not to mention all the great music, arts, and wine festivals to take in.” We also have some fantastic state parks.

This year is the 75th anniversary of Virginia State Parks system and they now have a new way for you to learn more about all their activities – on your iPhone or Android smartphone with a new free mobile app!

This is the only official state park app for Virginia that allows you to access the most up-to-date park information such as upcoming events, weather conditions and safety alert communications, while you enjoy the refreshing sights. Choose a park to visit by location or by activity, such as camping or fishing.

The app offers users increased performance and activation speed with multi-tasking capabilities, enhanced user navigation, detailed park maps and an interactive GPS mapping guide for use in areas with little to no mobile reception.

Use the photo waypoint feature to snap a photo and mark and record the coordinates of plant life, animal species or landscape views. Post or share these remarkable finds with family and friends with the click of a button.

For more information on the Virginia State Parks apps, visit http://www.stateparkapps.com/apps/va/apps.php. The iPhone version can be found in the iTunes store.

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