You might be a geocacher if…

Introducing a new four-month series called “You might be a geocacher if…” Each month from September through December, use the Friend League to individually earn points toward a new Geocacher Personality Souvenir. Are you an Adrenaline Junkie? A Caching Connoisseur? A Social Butterfly? A Trackable Lover? Collect them all to be the ultimate geocacher....

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Five reminders about trackables

Did you know there are over one million* active trackables traveling around the world from geocache to geocache? Trackables add a layer of fun to the game, letting you experience an epic journey, one story and one geocache at a time. Whether you’re a seasoned geocacher or a newbie just starting out, here are...

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Wisconsin’s West Bend Four Seasons GeoTour (GT40)

Wisconsin’s West Bend Four Seasons GeoTour (GT40)

West Bend GeoTour West Bend, Wisconsin, is the Geocaching Capital of the Midwest and ready to be discovered. Geocache your way through historic sites, parks, trails, museums, and more on the West Bend Four Seasons GeoTour. It’s named the Four Seasons GeoTour for good reason — all the caches are accessible year-round. So slather...

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Mitten im Pott – Geocache of the Week

Mitten im Pott – Geocache of the Week

Virtual Cache GC7B7JV by Ally Pirelli Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 3.5 Location: Duisburg, Germany N 51° 28.820′ E 006° 46.808′ Virtual Caches are a great way for geocachers to visit special locations worthy of discovery but unable to host a physical geocache. Mitten im Pott is located in the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, Germany. It is part...

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Be a better hider

Being a better hider begins long before a lucky adventurer claims a FTF (First to Find) on your brand new geocache. It even begins before you submit your freshly hidden geocache for review. Some geocachers are already experts at hiding great caches. For the rest of us, here are four quick pointers to be...

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Explore the great outdoors with a Discover the Forest trackable

How do you explore your local forest, wander through your favorite park or get over the river and through the woods to grandma’s house? You use a trail! Trails are pathways to discovery across the U.S., whether they’re winding through the Great Smoky Mountains, along the breathtaking Pacific Coast or in your backyard. This...

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GBC 2 – Name that Tune — Geocache of the Week

GBC 2 – Name that Tune — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC4VKVR by WVTim Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 1.5 Location: West Virginia, United States N 39° 30.146 W 077° 57.916 This blog post was written by Visitor Center maven and Geocaching HQ employee, Sarah Along a Berkeley County trail in West Virginia are thirteen unique geocaches. Each is a unique gadget cache which, combined, have...

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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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