Geocaching: A Fun, Free, Family Activity!

Calling all freebie finders! If you are looking for a fun, free family activity, you may want to consider geocaching. What is geocaching you ask? Geocaching is a real-world outdoor treasure hunt where players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using a smartphone or GPS. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online.

Do you want to go geocaching? Here’s what you need to do:

 Head over here to register for a FREE Basic Membership. Click “Hide & Seek a Cache.” Enter your zip code and click “search.”
Choose any geocache from the list and click on its name.
Enter the coordinates of the geocache into your GPS Device or in the smartphone app. Use your GPS device or smartphone to assist you in finding the hidden geocache.
Sign the logbook and return the geocache to its original location.
Share your geocaching stories and photos online.

Here’s to starting your own adventures!

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