GeoCaching

GeoCaching is a fun, family friendly recreational activity available in Aroostook County. As described at geocaching.com, "Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout 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. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment."

Geocachers have placed caches in many unique locations around Aroostook County.

Testimonials about geocaches around Aroostook County:

"What a great cache, wild flowers were everywhere around the site. The black spruce forest makes the short ride into the cache unique. This is a great place to visit; it is amazing that a location from the cold war era has become such a beautiful and peaceful location. I will bet in the day it was a very busy place. Even the road is showing the wear of time. Even with the paved road it is almost all grown in and once again part of the forest. Thanks for giving us a reason to visit this location." - The Tunnel GC1DJXV

"Nice reserve. Found cache easily. Walked down to the lake. Wondered what was on the path that I kept slipping in. Finally discovered there was what looked like Moose poop everywhere, could have been a weird moss or plant on the trail. Didn't see any moose though." - Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge Trails GC131CT

"This was a really fun cache to find. We found the clues to look for this one and the Outer Solar System cache, but only had enough daylight to log this one. The walk at the destination was nice, and it was pretty interesting finding all of the planets. We brought our daughter (14 months) along, and she loved it!" - Out of This World: Inner Solar System Cache GCQCX1


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