Apr 8 2013

Free Entrance Days, 2013

This year, over 100 National Parks will be waiving entrance fees on certain days.

Mark your calendars for the following fee-free dates:

  • January 21 (Martin Luther King Jr.  weekend)
  • April 22-26 (National Park Week)
  • August 26 (National Park Service Birthday)
  • September 28 (National Public Lands Day)
  • November 9-11 (Veterans Day weekend)

For more information on fee-free dates, visit http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm

For a list of participating parks by state, visit http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparksbystate.htm


Feb 16 2012

Free Entrance Days, 2012

This year, over 100 National Parks will be waiving entrance fees on certain days.

Mark your calendars for the following fee-free dates:

  • January 14-16 (Martin Luther King Jr.  weekend)
  • April 21-29 (National Park Week)
  • June 9 (Get Outdoors Day)
  • September 29 (National Public Lands Day)
  • November 10-12 (Veterans Day weekend)

For more information on fee-free dates, visit http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm

For a list of participating parks by state, visit http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparksbystate.htm


Oct 29 2011

iOS 5 Crashes?

Running iOS 5?  We have found and fixed a bug that was causing the app to become unstable when running in Apple’s latest iOS.  Please update to the latest version of National Parks Companion to (1.3.0) to fix this.


Jun 28 2010

New Features in version 1.2.0

Just one of over 500 park recordsWith the most recent update to the app, you can now create a list of all the parks you have visited simply by tapping a checkbox for each park.  Start your list today and grow it over time as you discover more parks to visit.

We have also added full search functionality to the app allowing you to search for parks either by park name or description.   Searching for parks is now super quick and super easy.

Download your copy today for only 99 cents.


Jan 27 2010

Version 1.1 Update

Park Details Page

We are very excited to announce the availability of version 1.1 which adds functionality that many of our users have been asking for.  Look for the following changes in this new update:

  • Location, Location, Location!  We now have Location information for EVERY park in the US.  This was the biggest request by far.  Open up a park to see its GPS Coordinates and with a tap of a button you will get the park’s location in Google Maps.
  • Added elevation data – height above sea level now displayed for every park.
  • Interface improvements
  • Added a few missing parks
  • Updated content of existing parks
  • Ability to jump to the official park websites (in Safari)
  • Embedded Hyperlinks now open in Safari

This National Parks iPhone App now gives you every NPS in the US (now over 500 in all) for only 99 cents.  Click the download link above to get yours today.


Dec 11 2009

Version 1.0 Now Available!

Parks in CAVersion 1.0 has been approved by Apple and is now officially available on the iTunes App Store!  Simply search for “National Parks Companion” within the App Store, or click here.

We have meticulously compiled information on every National Park, Monument, Battlefield, and Historic Site in the United States (including Puerto Rico, Guam, and other US Territories) into an easy-to-use application for your iPhone.  The National Parks Companion App is the perfect quick reference guide to your National Parks.

This application runs offline! That means no signal is needed to view any of the information… perfect for those times when you are in the “beauty and charm of the wilderness.”

Click here for Screenshots