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Sat, April 04

Grand Canyon smart phone app unveiled

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - With all of the new technological advances announced every day, have you wondered when there would be an app for the Grand Canyon (your favorite National Park)? Thanks to Chimani, a company devoted to developing outdoor related smart phone apps, it's here.

The app features real-time information on hiking and ranger programs helping visitors to the park learn more about Grand Canyon geology while standing on the Canyon's rim.

The Chimani Grand Canyon app compatible with iPhones, iPads, the iTouch and Android powered phones sincludes over 250 unique points of interest (POIs), a 45-plus minute auto/audio tour, high resolution, GPS-enabled maps, regularly updated ranger-led events, 35 hiking trail descriptions, bicycling guide, restroom locations, over a year's worth of sunrise and sunset times, a free shuttle bus schedule and over 150-plus photographs. Visit for more information.

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