If you are a visitor looking for an interesting way to learn about Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park, try out the new smart phone app TravelStorysGPS. It's the perfect app for any tech traveler interested in the Tetons.
The user will learn about area wildlife, geology, its natural features as well as stories of the valleys colorful community and its history. Through real time narration, GPS features, audio stories from locals the app will guide you as you go or during the planning process. The app even offers a feature of a guided tour of four different routes.
Two Main Routes
- The Idaho State Line to the town of Jackson - East and West routes
- Moose to Jackson Lake Lodge - North and South options
Four Sections of Interest Per Route
- Geography and Landscape - highlights of the major features of along the route including visitor centers, popular trails, turnouts, peaks, ranches and roads.
- History and Community - stories form locals about the history of the area.
- Public Access - featuring the acres of protected spaces aided by the Jackson Hole Land Trust
- Fun for Kids - some kid specific highlights and fun facts!
The cool features don't stop there. The creators encourage locals and visitors to send in their own stories to be featured on the app. Just email your stories in text form, photos, audio or video formats to publicaccess@TravelStorysGPS.com. You might find yourself narrating your favorite part of the park on the latest update.
Where to Get it?
TravelStorysGPS is a Free and available for download through iTunes app center. The app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad and requires iOS 4.3 or later. If you want to help the app creators preserve and protect the places we all love, use the donate feature to send a simple $5 their way.
Want To Learn More?
The app is a collaboration of forces from the Jackson Hole Land Trust, Grand Teton National Park Foundation and Story Clark's Conservation Consulting. The app introduces the user to the features and history of the lands they all love.
To read more about the app or find out about the organizations behind the app visit the TravelStorysGPS website.