Geocaching at Fort Langley National Historic Site
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Do you like adventure and discovery? Try your hand at geocaching, a high tech treasure hunt. Magellin GPS units are available for rent at the Visitor Center, and caches are hidden on our property.
Bring your GPS, or for a small fee, rent one of our Magellin GPS units from the Visitor Centre, and find several caches on our property. Don’t worry if you have never done geocaching before; this is meant for beginners!
What is geocaching?
Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played around the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Anyone can use coordinates found on geocaching.com to locate caches.
People of all ages! Each geocache listing has a difficulty and terrain rating. A 1/1 is easiest, a 5/5 the hardest. This allows you to seek a geocache suitable for their ability and fitness level.
What do you need to go geocaching?
A GPS device or GPS-enabled mobile phone and internet access through a computer or a mobile device. In addition, a free or premium membership with geocaching.com is recommended.
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