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What is geocaching?

Explorers use global positioning system (GPS) devices to search for hidden treasure caches.
Brush up your geocaching skills.
Find a state park with free GPS kits you can borrow.

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Call of the Wildflowers

Answer the Call of the Wildflowers! Use a GPS unit to pursue hidden caches and explore 74 state parks and seven state trails, learning about wildflowers as you go.
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Events Calendar

Discover more about geocaching, wildflowers and pollinators at a Minnesota State Parks and Trails interpretative program.
Geocaching events calendar »

Minnesota Conservation Volunteer did a great piece on geocaching. Read it.

Get info about how to place a private cache.