Joshua Tree NP GPS Audio Tour

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About this app

Welcome to the narrated, offline, and GPS-enabled driving tour of Joshua Tree National Park in Palm Springs, California by Action Tour Guide!

Are you ready to turn your phone into a personal tour guide? This app offers a fully-guided experience - just like a local giving you a personalized, turn-by-turn, fully-guided tour.

Joshua Tree National Park
Explore the rugged, mystical beauty of Joshua Tree National Park with a self-guided driving tour. This raw desert landscape features amazing vistas, stunning rock formations, and the eponymous cartoonish trees. As you drive through Joshua Tree and listen to stories around each bend in the road, keep an eye out for desert animals like the roadrunner, tortoise, and even bald eagle. Plus, enjoy a Bonus Tour of Palm Springs!

This self-guided driving tour of Joshua Tree National Park includes:

■ Joshua Tree Visitor Center
■ Quail Mountain
■ Samuelson’s Rocks
■ Willow Hole
■ Lost Horse Valley
■ Desert Tortoises
■ Hidden Valley Nature Trail
■ McHaney Gang Hideout
■ Intersection Rock
■ Keys Ranch
■ Barker Dam & Cattails
■ Wall Street Mill Trail
■ Lost Horse Mountain & The Gold Thief
■ Desert Sage
■ Lost Horse Mine Loop Trail
■ Keys View
■ Queen Mountain
■ Queen Valley
■ Pine City Trail
■ Desert Queen Mine
■ Skull Rock
■ Sky’s The Limit Observatory & Nature Center
■ Cactus Wren
■ Arch Rock Nature Trail
■ Mastodon Peak
■ Coachella Valley Preserve
■ Coxcomb Mountains
■ Palm Springs Aerial Tramway & Art Museum
■ Walk of the Stars Palm Springs


■ Plays automatically
The app knows where you are and which direction you are heading, and plays audio automatically about the things you are seeing, plus stories and tips and advice. Simply follow the GPS map & the routing line.

■ Fascinating stories
Be immersed in an engaging, accurate, and entertaining story about each point of interest. The stories are professionally narrated and prepared by local guides. Most stops also have additional stories that you can optionally choose to hear.

■ Works offline
No data, cellular or even wireless network connection needed while taking the tour. Download over Wi-Fi/Data Network before your tour.

■ Freedom of travel
No scheduled tour timings, no crowded groups, and no rush to move along past stops that interest you. You have total freedom to skip ahead, linger, and take as many photos as you’d like.

■ Award-winning platform
The app developers received the famous “Laurel Award” from the Newport Mansions, who use it for over a million tours/year.


Check out the totally free demo to get an idea of what this tour is all about. If you like it, purchase the tour to get full access to all of the stories.


■ Download ahead of time, over data or WiFi.
■ Be sure the phone battery is fully charged, or take an external battery pack.


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Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. This app uses your location service and GPS tracking feature to allow real-time tracking of your route.
Updated on
Nov 10, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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Location and Personal info
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted

Ratings and reviews

16 reviews
Daryl Kulak
February 19, 2023
This app increased our enjoyment of the National Park 10-fold! The narrator gave us the run-down of each site and went into the history of it as we drove through. Tribal flute music (short interludes - not the whole time) added to the experience. Excellent!! Highly recommend!!
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David Kneynsberg
February 24, 2022
Awesome tour guide app of the park. It gave us directions and was linked up to GPS. Really simple to use. Family loves the content and as a lover of loony tunes, my wife particularly enjoyed the story about the road runner! Highly recommend, especially for families! Kept the kids entertained too!
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Action Tour Guide
March 2, 2022
That is wonderful to hear! It sounds like you've had a fantastic time in Joshua Tree National Park! I'm overjoyed that our tour was a significant part of this incredible trip! Loony tunes are also a personal favourite segment of ours. Restored those long-forgotten memories! Please take a look at the other tours we offer in California.
Mike M.
November 8, 2022
Intrusive permissions for an app released in 2021. No excuse to need access to my personal files and photos just so it can store its own content for offline access. It's using an older version of an API or using the wrong way to store data.
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Action Tour Guide
November 7, 2022
We only ask for access to Photos/Media so that app data can be downloaded onto your device and stored for offline use — otherwise, it would constantly need data/WiFi to work while onsite. If this was the only concern you had, we’d love it if you could edit your rating. Thanks! We have updated our app. You should seen see an updated version of app.

What's new

Bug Fixes.