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Geocaching in the Park

There are a series of Geocaches in the Park
What is Geocaching?
Imagine a pastime which can be enjoyed by the whole family that combines technology with outdoor adventure and...... 
gets you out into the fresh air
gets you walking either a long or a little way
introduces you to unusual/interesting/beautiful locations
encourages the kids to ask, “can we go for a walk today?”
is so much fun, you will want to go out for a walk too
Geocaching (pronounced geo-kash-ing) is a worldwide outdoor treasure hunting game that encompasses all of the above and much more. There are over 3 million geocaches hidden worldwide and over 5 million people who play the game.
So, How Does it Work?
Geocaches are hidden all over the world by fellow geocachers. A geocacher will go to a location which usually has some special interest or beauty. This is often one of their favourite places to visit. At the location, they will hide a small waterproof container containing a few varied bits and pieces (usually of little value), a logbook and a pen or pencil. Using their smartphone or GPS receiver, the geocacher records the coordinates of their geocache and returns home to log its existence on a website. Another geocacher will see the geocache listing online or within a geocaching app, and go in search of it. When they find it, the finder may take something from the geocache and leave something in return, and for posterity, enter a log in the logbook. If you take something, leave something of equal or greater value in return and leave the geocache as you found it (hidden of course).
The seeker should log that they have found the geocache and pass any comments they wish - this can be done using an app whilst out in the field, or on the website once at home. These logs are important to the geocache hider; it is part of their 'reward' for hiding the geocache, so some detail should be included.
What do I Need to Play the Game?
Geocache app downloaded onto your smartphone.
A sense of adventure to go out and find places you might never have otherwise known about and see things which would have passed you by. Imagine sitting on a small hill watching two young foxes 'playing' together in the field below you while a red kite wheels and performs aerobatics over your head.
Get out and about and ENJOY!
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