CINCINNATI - Visitors to Kings Island can leave the world of paper behind by downloading the 364-acre amusement and waterpark's mobile phone app for iPhone and Android.
Users can use the app to locate the park's more than 80 rides, shows and attractions; food locations and restrooms with the assistance of a GPS enabled park map and guide. The rides and attractions are categorized with photos, descriptions and a rider height guide.
The app can also be used to find information like the operating hours for Kings Island and the new Soak City Waterpark, show times, upcoming events and social media sites.
Guests can also purchase general admission tickets through the app. Users can have the ticket barcode from the app scanned at the front gate turnstiles.
Another great feature of the app is the friend finder function, which allows guests to keep track of their family and friends at the park. Users create a pin that they can track members of their party through the app.
There's no need to pick up a park guide and map at the park. Everything needed for a visit to Kings Island is readily available on the app.
The Kings Island mobile app is available to download for free from the iTunes app store and Google Play Store on Android phones. Simply search "Kings Island" to find and download the app.
Celebrating its 40th anniversary season, Kings Island is open daily through August 26.
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