A Wisconsin Guide to Geocaching
Last Updated: 2/22/2013
Imagine a real-life treasure hunt. Just you, your GPS and the great outdoors. It’s hot, it’s exciting and it’s a big hit here in Wisconsin. We’re talking about geocaching!
Geocaching is an outdoor sport that requires a GPS device to find a hidden, waterproof container, also known as a cache. Some containers used for geocaches could be 35mm film canisters, assorted sized peanut butter jars, large coffee cans, surplus military ammunition cans, or larger. Caches are hidden around the state; their content is a mystery, but if you take something from it, you’ll need to replace it with something else. Geocaching adventures can take an hour, a day or more depending on the difficulty and size of the cache, so be sure to dress for Wisconsin weather…that means multiple layers, hiking shoes, and a water bottle.
Where To Go:
The great thing about geocaching is that cachers have another way to explore all around Wisconsin. Hidden gems you might not otherwise find in a tourist listing. Interested yet? Check out the Wisconsin Geocaching Association’s cache of the month or sign up for the a geocaching event and make some new friends.Trails and Hiking