Getting started with geocaching

 

You’re invited to join the world’s largest treasure hunt. Watch the video above to see geocaching in action. Below, you'll find tips and instructions on how to find your first geocache

 
 
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1. Download the app

Download and open your Geocaching® app to see geocaches near you. Then, select a geocache to find!

 
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2. Navigate to the Geocache

Once you select a cache, go outside, and use the app to navigate to it.

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3. Look for the geocache

Once you navigate to the location, look at the recent activity and the hint for clues. Geocaches come in all shapes and sizes!

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4. Find and Log the geocache

Log your find in the geocache’s logbook and in the app. Put the cache back where you found it so others can find it!


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