- Kansas, United States
- N 39° 06.111 W 096° 22.340
Why is this Geocache of the Week:
Thousands of people criss-cross America’s heartland on Interstate 70 each day. However, only a rare few are aware of a highly-rated Kansas cafe. It’s located just a mile or so from the highway. But you won’t find this hot spot in any travel guide. It’s certainly not Michelin-rated. Nevertheless, it hosts a geocache that’s earned a favorite point from nearly 50 percent of those who’ve found it!
Shamrock Cafe is nestled among the renowned Flint Hills, the world’s largest remaining continuous area of tallgrass prairie. From here, you can see a beautiful sunset, or watch thunderstorms roll across the prairie. But come early, because seating is limited!
What the Cache Owner, saso_362, has to say:
Can you share a bit of history about the cache?
“I stumbled onto this spot while taking back roads to a virtual cache located a few miles north of here. As soon as I found the location, I knew it was just perfect for a cache. Quiet, remote, quirky and an awesome view. The property is owned by a local ranch – Shamrock Farms. They are aware of the cache and have been very supportive.”
When is the best time to visit?
“Sunset is best. But anytime is good, unless the Kansas weather is acting up.”
What do you hope people take away from this geocache?
“I just hope they take a minute to enjoy the view from the “Cafe.” This is one of those caches that make you realize it isn’t always about the numbers.”
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