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Wednesday, 17 October 2012 14:22

Blue Ridge Parkway goes mobile for leaf season

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Just in time for fall leaf season, a free new mobile app for the Blue Ridge Parkway and surrounding regions has been launched, called the “Blue Ridge Parkway — Travel Planner.”  

The app includes GPS mapping capabilities for hundreds of points of interest along the Parkway, historical information, lodging and camping options, major hiking trail descriptions, and visitor services on the Parkway and in nearby communities. Dozens of adjacent communities are included in this app.

Parkway Superintendent Phil Francis said this technology was developed to address some feedback received by visitors expressing their desires for real time information for navigating through the region. New mobile technologies provide the perfect solution for meeting these needs.

There is no charge to download the “Blue Ridge Parkway — Travel Planner” and it’s available on both Android and iPhone platforms.

www.blueridgeparkway.org/mobileapp.

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