Discover the region’s rich history while using GPS points or treasure hunt clues (letterboxing) to find boxes cached throughout Gold Country. Free fun for the whole family!
GeoCaching is the modern treasure hunt with a twist; combining outdoor adventure with fascinating details about each site you explore. Use a GPS or traditional treasure hunt clues to locate boxes hidden throughout the region and uncover countless riches along the way!
I’ve Never Tried GeoCaching, Can Anyone Do It?
Yes! Families with small children, young couples and retired groups of friends have all written to us to let us know how much they’ve enjoyed the GeoCaching program. Most cache sites do not require excessive physical exertion to reach them, and if you don’t have a GPS, you can still have a go by following the letterbox clues.
Gold Country GeoCaching Adventures Field Guides are now available free of charge! Field Guides also may be available at Visitor Information Centres and participating stores throughout the region. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Agropyron cristatum, commonly known as crested wheatgrass, is a perennial grass species native to Eurasia. It has been widely introduced and cultivated in various regions around the world due to its adaptability and desirable characteristics. The grass is known for its ability to thrive in diverse environmental conditions, including areas with cold winters, hot summers, and low rainfall.Crested wheatgrass is valued for its high forage production and soil stabilization properties. It has deep root systems that help prevent soil erosion, making it useful for land reclamation projects and stabilizing disturbed areas. The grass also serves as a valuable forage crop for livestock, as it provides abundant foliage with good nutritional value. It is particularly well-suited for grazing in semi-arid regions where other forage options may be limited.In addition to its practical uses, Agropyron cristatum also contributes to ecological diversity. It provides habitat and food sources for a variety of wildlife, including birds and small mammals. The grass is known to form dense stands that offer cover and nesting sites, promoting biodiversity in grassland ecosystems. However, it is important to carefully manage the species to prevent it from becoming invasive and outcompeting native vegetation.By Thayne Tuason - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=66100060Village of Ashcroft | Love Clinton | Village of Cache Creek | District of Logan Lake | Savona Activities | Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, British Columbia #WildlifeWednesday #ExploreBC #ExploreGoldCountryBC #Geocaching ... See MoreSee Less
Xwísten Experience Tours is now open, offering traditional fishing rock & archaeological village tours. Learn the traditional wind-dried salmon preservation method, visit the archaeological village with over 80 identified Pit Houses (s7ístken). To top it all off, participate in the salmon barbecue, with salmon, bannock, rice, salad, and a traditional whipped berry dish for desert. www.xwistentours.ca/@village of ashcroft | @Love Clinton | @village of cache creek | @district of logan lake | @savona activities | @Lillooet British Columbia#SupportLocal #ExploreBC #ExploreGoldCountryBC #Geocaching ... See MoreSee Less