County Parks Geocaching Adventure

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Join WCPARC this summer for the third annual Washtenaw County Geocaching Adventure! This exciting outdoors event runs kicks off June 15th, with all new geocaching locations to explore at various WCPARC's parks and preserves.

Ready, Set … Cache!!

WCPARC has hidden nine brand new caches family-friendly caches in select parks and preserves all over Washtenaw County.  Each cache container will feature two code words that geocachers must note.  Once all 9 Geocaching Adventure caches have been found, a geocacher submits the list of code words to WCPARC as proof of successful completion.   

 

All cachers who successfully find all Geocaching Adventure locations and submit the correct code words will receive a Geocaching Adventure pathtag designed specifically for this event.  Also, the first geocacher to complete the entire series and correctly submit the code words will receive a special “First to Find” prize.


The following is a list of the geocache locations and numbers for the caches that are ready for finding:

Geocaching Adventure Locations

Border-to-Border Trail (Dexter)

GC4E2FC

County Farm Park

GC4E2C0

Independence Lake County Park

GC4E2CB

Kosch-Headwaters Preserve

GC4E2E8

Park Lyndon County Park

GC4E2EM

Parker Mill County Park

GC4E2FX

Pierce Lake Golf Course & Park

GC4E2D0

Rolling Hills County Park

GC4E2D7

Spike Preserve

GC4E2GH

 

Once you have completed the Third Annual Geocaching Adventure, please submit your list of code words to Faye Stoner (stonerf@ewashtenaw.org) or through www.geocaching.com for further instructions on how to receive your commemorative pathtag.

New to Geocaching? Need a Refresher?

If you are new to geocaching, please visit http://www.geocaching.com and sign up for a free membership.  The membership will allow you to participate in the WCPARC Geocaching Adventure and/or Kids’ Cache Adventure. The www.geocaching.com website provides geocachers with all they need to know in order to begin searching for caches.

 

The only supplies required to begin searching are GPS handheld unit or a Smart Phone equipped with a geocaching application and a great sense of adventure. To find one of our caches, simply type its geocaching code number (e.g. GC2X4BH) into the search field on www.geocaching.com.  From there you'll be guided to a webpage specifically created for that cache. The page will include a description of the Geocaching Adventure, a short description of the park or preserve in which you'll find the cache, a hint (if you need it) to more easily find the cache, and the coordinates at which the cache is located.

 

Questions?
Questions about the geocaches themselves can be submitted through the contact link listed on the www.geocaching.com webpage for the individual geocaches listed above.

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