This is the official National Park Service app for the National Mall and Memorial Parks. On your next visit to Washington, D.C., use it to explore many of the most cherished cultural and historical sites in the United Statesfrom the Lincoln Memorial to the White House. The app includes a total of 70 sites.FeaturesMap Official National Park Service map of the central tourist area in Washington, D.C. Easy to use while outdoors, the map features large font sizes, walkways that are easily distinguishable from roads, and three zoom levels. By tapping the Locate me icon you will always know where you are.Park Lens Find out what is around you with augmented reality. Just hold up your device and look through the camera. Labels will appear identifying all sites on the National Mall.Walking directions Get from one place to another by following a line on the map or a list of directions. Estimated walking times are given.Sites Learn more about points of interest with lively text, professional photographs, and engaging podcasts under the Album button. The Info button includes the sites location, hours of operation, nearest Metro station, and other essential information.Tours Follow a recommended tour depending on how much time you have or your special interestfrom memorials to presidents to military monuments to destinations off the beaten path. You can even create personal tours with the My Tour featurejust tap the + at the bottom right of a site page. The app maps the route for you.Events and News Get up-to-date information from the National Park Service about what is happening at the National Mall and Memorial Parks.Postcard Send a digital postcard to friends and family from the National Mall with the tap of a button.Accessibility Audio described images combined with the built-in iOS accessibility features will let all people enjoy the National Mall and Memorial Parks.Park Partner The Trust for the National Mall strives to make the National Mall the best park in the world. Learn more about the essential assistance this organization provides.Small size Weighing in at 13.7MB, the app will download relatively quickly via a 3G cellular connection or the free Wi-Fi available on the east end the National Mall.
What's new in version 1.2
- Optimized for iOS 7- Bug fixes
ReleaseApril 20, 2014
Date AddedApril 20, 2014
Additional RequirementsCompatible with iPod Touch (2nd generation or later, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad. iTunes account required.