Programs and Activities


GeocacheWhat 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.

How 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.

Little Free Library

Cape Fear Museum has a Little Free Library! It’s located by the boat pavilion along 8th Street.

Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world. Through Little Free Libraries, millions of books are exchanged each year, profoundly increasing access to books for readers of all ages and backgrounds.

Next time you’re here, take a book… or give a book for someone else to enjoy!


814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382
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