What is Geocaching?
Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game that uses handheld GPS-enabled devices to find geocaches (containers) hidden in different locations.  There are currently over 40 geocaches hidden in New Hanover County’s parks locations.

GeocacheHow is the game played?
1.  Visit and register for a free Basic Membership
2.  Watch the video entitled “Geocaching 101” for information on how to hide and/or seek a geocache

Parks and Gardens Geo-Challenge

Parks & Gardens has hidden 11 geocaches in 11 different parks for a new Geo-Challenge.  Download the Geo-Challenge Passport to participate. More details here.


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