Geocaching in Bend, Mt Bachelor, Sunriver and surrounding Central Oregon areas Serving Bend, Black Butte Ranch, Culver, Crooked River Ranch, LaPine, Madras, Prineville, Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver, Tumalo & Warm Springs
Central Oregon is full of wonderful places to geocache. From Bend and Sunriver to Redmond and Sisters, hidden treasures await the adventurous and curious. Throughout Jefferson, Crook, and Deschutes counties there are thousands of Geocaches to discover. Geocaching is a simple, fun , and exhilirating recreation activity for the whole family. So grab your GPS device or GPS enabled smartphone and discover the thrill of the hunt and the simple treasures in store for you on your next outdoor adventure.
Printed text for the hearing impaired Geocaching is a high tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to go outside and locate hidden containers, called Geocaches, using a GPS enabled device. The GPS coordinates of geocaches are listed on www.geocaching.com. All you need to do is plug these coordinates into your GPS device and head outside to find the cache.
Geocaching is great way to explore locations near and far. With over a million Geocaches hidden worldwide there are Geocaches for every type of adventurer to find. The journey in discovering a Geocache is often the greatest reward. Your GPS device will help you navigate close to the cache, but once you are close, you will have to discover the Geocache on your own. Geocaches can be very cleverly hidden. When you find a cache, sign the log book. If you take something from the cache, leave something of equal or greater value in its place, so that there is something there for the next Geocachers to find. When your done please remember to re-hide the cache exactly as you found it.
When you return from your Geocaching adventure visit www.geocaching.com to log your find and share your experiences with the community. Anyone can use coordinates found at www.geocaching.com to locate Geocaches. All you need to get started is a free basic membership at www.geocaching.com and a GPS device or a GPS enabled mobile phone. Ready to give it a try? Visit the membership page to create your www.geocaching.com membership or "the getting started page" for information on buying a GPS device, choosing a Geocache that is right for you, and more helpful tips.
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