Geocaching in Scenic McCreary County

 What is Geocaching?

 

"Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played through the world of adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers called geocaches, and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment."  — Geocaching.com

 

 

 

 

You can join the fun at www.geocaching.com and join over 6 million geocachers online. You may also download the It's Our Nature - Geocaching Tour below. 

 How is Geocaching played ?

 

  1. 1.Register for a free Basic Membership at www.geocaching.com
  2. 2.Visit the "Hide & Seek a Cache" page.
  3. 3.Enter your postal code and click "search." Postal Code for Whitley City is 42635
  4. 4.Choose any geocache from the list and click on its name.
  5. 5.Enter the coordinates of the geocache into your GPS Device.
  6. 6.Use your GPS device to assist you in finding the hidden geocache.
  7. 7.Sign the logbook and return the geocache to its original location.
  8. 8.Share your geocaching stories and photos online.

 

What are the rules of geocaching?

 

  1. 1.If you take something from the geocache (or "cache"), leave something of equal or greater value.
  2. 2.Write about your find in the cache logbook.
  3. 3.Log your experience at www.geocaching.com.

 

What do I need to go geocaching?

 

The only necessities are a GPS device or a GPS-enabled mobile phone so that you can navigate to the cache, and a Geocaching.com Membership.

 

 It’s Our Nature - Geocache tour will take you to unique places in Scenic McCreary County.

 

 You can download the It’s Our Nature Geocache Tour, insert the GPS Coordinates into your smart phone or GPS devise and start GEOCACHING now! 

 

  

It’s Our Nature – Geocaching Tour

                                        

 


Open It's Our Nature - Geocache Tour PDF

 

Come and Say Hello!

 N 36° 43.543 W 084° 28.150

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 Matters of Fiscal Importance.

N 036° 43.553’ W 084° 28.202’

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On Stage

N 036° 45.353' W 084° 28.570'

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Sweet Destination

 N 36° 41.936 W 084° 28.551

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Roosting at the General Store.

 N 36° 42.092 W 084° 28.000

Hint: N yvggyr oveqvr gbyq zr.

 Batter Up.

 N 036° 45.267’ W 084° 28.627’

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 South Fork Guardian

 N 36° 44.287 W 084° 28.285

 Hint: jryy thneqrq 

 Walkway Cache

 N 36° 39.746 W 084° 26.335

 HINT:  21fg ba gur evtug nf lbh jnyx hc gur oevqtr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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