an effort to give back to theparks and other environmentsthat allow the placing of geocaches,participants often practice what theycall
that is, they
“Cache Inand Trash Out.”
Geocachers do theirpart to remove trash and debris fromthe environment and leave the area asuntouched as possible.Many Geocacherscarry garbage bagswith them and evenorganize special
tobeautify parks andenvironments.
Cache In Trash Out!
get permission where needed beforehiding a geocache.
fill the cache with family-friendly objects.
respect the environment—practice
while caching and leave the area asundisturbed as possible.
mark your container plainly so that it isobviously a
perform monthly checks on any cachesyou have hidden.
ever bury a cache.
trade items that might be harmful (likelighters or knives) or family un-friendly.
put any food items in the cache. Thesecan attract animals who might beharmed or might damage the container.
Dos & Don’ts
If you would like more informationabout Geocaching, feel free tocontact the Geocachers in your area.
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areas have regional orlocal Geocachingorganizations. Often times thesegroups hold Geocaching meets, or
where they playgames, discuss their finds and usually
Geocaching clubs are always veryhappy to work with local officials andpark representatives to help setgeocaching policies.
are a great way to getintroduced to Geocaching withouthaving to go out and buy a lot of equipment. If you’re not sure if Geocaching is for you yet, contactsome local cachers about the time andplace of an event cache in your area.
Want to Know More?
you have a love forthe outdoors, a fondnessfor high-tech toys and an ad-venturous spirit? If so,
might just be the hobby for you!
Thousands of people
are discovering thepastime known as Geocaching(pronounced “Geo-cashing”). It’sthe adventure/sport that hasfamilies and individuals using theInternet, hand-held GPS’s and theireyes and wits to search for “treasure” hidden
all over theworld!
The odds are that sometimein the past fewyears you’vebeen within afew feet to afew miles of ageocache and
didn’t evenknow it!
GEOCACHING! GEOCACHING! Let’s GoLet’s Go