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Add Adventure to Your Walks with Geocaching

Hunt for Hidden Treasure with this Family-Friendly Activity


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  • When Dearly Beloved and I walk on hard surface trails we take a tennis ball to kick back and forth between us. Gives a bit extra excitement on a trail we know well.
  • So much fun. We've even done the headquarters tour. :) The caches around Fremont are very creative.
  • I would love for my family & I to do this but we don't have a GPS or Smart Phone. :-(
    I've never done anything like that before. Sounds fun! My daughter & I love to go for hikes. We always come home with something in our pockets from our walk & we put it in our "Nature's Treasure' box. It could be a rock, feather, pinecone, interesting piece of wood, etc.
  • I much prefer Letterboxing; all the fun, but with more creativity. :-)
  • I love geocaching! Last summer I averaged 10 miles/day of walking every time I went caching in New York City. The cool part is that it never felt like 10 miles. Of course a lot of those steps were spent walking around in circles trying to actually locate the cache's hiding spot.
  • A friend introduced me to this about 4-5yrs ago, it was fun at the time, but had forgotten about this until now, thanks for the reminder!
  • We use as for a GPS unit we use our phones and the site's app to find caches.
    I've never done this but I would love to! I don't know where to get started though. Is there a website that everyone uses?
    I have done some geocaching with my Brother and Niece. This is a great family sport for the kids that are on the computers and watching TV all the time.They find it a lot of fun
  • The past few years I have been around RVers and Snowbirds...many love geocaching. They are a fun upbeat group with an adventure ready to go at a moments notice. I love that it's multi-generational too.
  • Geocaching is a blast! We found two caches at the Indiana Dunes! We used the Android App instead of a GPS.
  • We did some geocaching for a Women's Event Night at our church. It was so fun and great practice. Now I need to find that GPS I bought my husband that he never used. Where is it?
  • when looking for the hidden items, please be careful esp. if it's in the country.
    I saw someone hiding an item near where we live and warned them of snakes.

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