Download NPS Chesapeake Explorer apk 2.0.1 free for Android smartphone

5 Aug
NPS Chesapeake Explorer

Posted by National Park Service in Travel & Local | Aug. 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

Apk file size: 37.0 MB

This is the official National Park Service app for exploring parks and trails in the Chesapeake Bay region – including the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail, Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network, and national and state parks.

The Chesapeake Explorer app helps you discover the places where you can experience the Bay region’s beauty, history, and heritage firsthand. Find and visit places by activity, trail name, or type of site. Take a suggested tour, build your own tour, tag favorites, share photos of your visit or save places for visiting later. The app includes over 400 sites across six states.


Plan Your Visit – plan your visit to one or several of more than 400 parks and historic sites in the Chesapeake –find locations, hours of operation, fees, and other helpful information. Learn the history of some these natural areas and historic places.

Maps – enable geo-location to find sites nearby, zoom in and out, and finger-scroll to better view sites. Generate driving directions on demand to any site in the app.

Search by Nearby -- find places near your physical location or draw your own map extent to find fun and exciting places to visit.

Search by National Park or National Trail – locate national parks and trails nearby, or access a comprehensive list. Plan your visit to one or more places on the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail, Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, or Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network.

Search by Activity -- find hiking, biking, boating, fishing, camping, and birdwatching opportunities nearby.

Search by Site Type – locate nearby parks, preserves, trails, or historic sites and museums, or view a comprehensive list to help you plan your visit.

Suggested Tours – follow suggested history, driving, biking or walking tours. Tours provide turn-by-turn directions and approximate travel times.

My Tour -- create personal tours -- just tap the “+” at the bottom right of a site page. The app maps and saves the route for viewing later. Edit tours anytime and get driving directions.

My Favorites – tag your favorites to revisit later.

Add to Places Visited – tag sites visited and keep track of your explorations throughout the Chesapeake region.

Share the Adventure – share your visit on Facebook or Twitter, or email friends and family.

Send a Postcard – snap a photo to remember your visit, or send a digital postcard to friends and family with the tap of a button.

Whats new

    - Bugfixes
    - UI changes
    - General code improvement

National Park Service part of our Travel & Local and have average installs from 1000 to 5000. Last Update Aug. 5, 2014. Google play rating is 92.0. Current verison is 2.0.1. Actual size 37.0 MB.

Download nps-chesapeake-explorer.apk 37.0 MB


Crystal Dodson

Amazing Such a cool app. As a busy family we like to go out on the weekends and do stuff together, this makes it so easy to find trails and historical stuff close by. I highly suggest this app for everyone.

Tammy Graf

GREAT IDEA!!! Looking forward to Exploring.

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