Ready, Set…Plan Your GIFF Event!

Ready, Set…Plan Your GIFF Event!

The Geocaching International Film Festival (GIFF) is still three months away (November 8-12) but now is the perfect time to start planning your event. Don’t know where to start? Look here for help. GIFF is your only chance to earn a special souvenir by watching a whole series of unique and fun geocaching movies....

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A look inside Hidden Creatures (infographic!)

A look inside Hidden Creatures (infographic!)

Traveling through the forest, over the desert, into the ocean, and up to the mountaintops, geocachers witnessed 13 species of Hidden Creatures around the world. We created an infographic to showcase six fun stats from the campaign. From stats to photos, here’s a look inside Hidden Creatures: Plus, your fun photos from Hidden Creatures...

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The Revenge Of Team Psycho #1 – Treasure Island – Geocache of the Week

The Revenge Of Team Psycho #1 – Treasure Island – Geocache of the Week

Traditional Cache GC6Z4NP by lpyankeefan Difficulty: 5 Terrain: 5 Location: Maryland, United States N 52° 28.379′ E 007° 33.964′ Call the crew! You need to assemble your best geocaching team to capture the daunting terrain 5 cache at ‘Treasure Island.’ In the middle of the meandering Potomac River between Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Shepherdstown, West...

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Geocache swims across the English Channel

Geocache swims across the English Channel

Seymour Tower at low tide Finding the Traditional Cache L’Avarizon (GCWNGX) on the island of Jersey is no small feat. You must walk over a mile from the shore along a rugged coastline during low tide, making sure not to get stranded when high tide rolls in. Through an unusual series of events, a...

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Stonehenge in the Desert — Geocache of the Week

Stonehenge in the Desert — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC6H1TZ by Kris32 Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Las Vegas, USA N 35° 50.385 W 115° 16.158 Traditional Cache “Stonehenge in the Desert” About twenty minutes southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, just off the Interstate 15, you’ll see something extremely unusual, even for “Sin City”. No, it’s not a fancy casino, an ostentatious...

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International Geocaching Day 2018

International Geocaching Day is right around the corner; have you marked your calendar? Earn the official International Geocaching Day 2018 souvenir by logging a geocache or attending an event on Saturday, August 18, 2018. Join the global community and celebrate this special day with your friends and family! Events near me

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GIFF films due next week!

The deadline to submit a film to the 2018 Geocaching International Film Festival is August 1st, 2018! If you’re a GIFF filmmaker, it’s time to put the finishing touches on your film reel, double-check the contest rules, upload your film to Vimeo, and fill out the GIFF submission form. Then, sit back, relax, and...

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Great Kaskaskia Dragon — Geocache of the Week

Great Kaskaskia Dragon — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GCHWFZ by Barronvondobbin Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Illinois, USA N 38° 58.467 W 089° 07.191 As the quest for thirteen legendary Hidden Creatures enters its final phase, we search the world for the last of the elusive beings. There is quite a stir in the midwest region of the United States where...

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Feelin’ groovy? Fall CITO Week is 2 months away!

Grab your denim jacket, a pair of garden gloves, and get your CITO on. Fall Cache In Trash Out® (CITO) Week is Saturday, September 15 through Sunday, September 23. Geocachers, that means you have 2 months to plan an event, enhance our Earth, and earn that prized CITO souvenir! Start planning

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Last chance! Collect all 13 Hidden Creatures

The mountains are calling and you must go. Your final exploration location requires a set of strong legs and endurance. This mighty batch of creatures includes a grumpy Troll, a cool Yeti, and a ferocious Dragon. Do you have what it takes to track them all down? Now through July 25, find geocaches or...

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Request a Treasure X trackable and be a part of a treasure hunt like no other

X marks the spot for a hunt like no other! This summer, search for REAL Gold dipped treasure with one of the Treasure X heroes. Goldcrown, Gold-Fin, Goldblade, or Pharaoh Loot Loot trackables are ready for their treasure hunts, but they need your help to get started! Request a Treasure X trackable at geocaching.com/treasurex...

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Vergissmeinnicht – Geocache of the Week

Vergissmeinnicht – Geocache of the Week

Multi-Cache GC6Z4NP by DiePastorentöchter Difficulty: 4 Terrain: 3 Location: Niedersachsen, Germany N 52° 28.379′ E 007° 33.964′ Cache owners are the cornerstone of geocaching and many of them spend a lot of time, energy, and money to create memorable caches for the geocaching community. Some cache owners may even rent an entire house and...

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The world wide search for Hidden Creatures continues

Once said to be folklore and myth, the legends of the desert have proven to be more than a mirage. While geocaching through a landscape of sand, harsh sunlight, and tumbleweed, you will have to look sharp to find evidence of the creatures in the desert. There is still time to confirm a sighting...

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Rolex watch lost 20 years ago recovered by geocacher (and it still works!)

Rolex watch lost 20 years ago recovered by geocacher (and it still works!)

A Rolex watch was found in Southern California by a geocacher 20 years after being lost This guest post is written by Southern California geocacher, snowyisland. One sunny Saturday in Southern California, geocacher snowyisland went on a moderate hike to get some fresh air and log a few caches. In addition to the geocaches,...

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