National Public Lands Day Geocache Special Event

This event is a great way to give back to our public lands, meet some fellow geocachers, and have some fun!


This event has already happened.
Sep 29, 2012
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Sandia Foothills Open Space. Just south of the cul-de-sac at the south end of Camino De La Sierra NE.


Hey all, it's that time again - time to celebrate National Public Lands Day, enjoy the company of fellow cachers, and give back to our environment. Open Space will be holding a CITO event at the southern end of the Foothills Open Space.

Bagels and cream cheese will be provided at the start of the event through the generosity of Wolfe's Bagels and the Open Space Alliance. After the event, we will have a raffle for some great door prizes donated by REI. We will be meeting just south of the cul-de-sac at the south end of Camino De La Sierra NE. You will need to park along the street and walk down to the registration table. Please be mindful of the neighbors when parking.

You'll need to bring water, gloves, hat/sunscreen, and a positive attitude. Check back, and please feel free to leave your feedback, either here or at the thread I've created on the forum. Thanks!

Established geocachers may register at

About Geocaching

Geocaching replaces the parchment map with a Global Positioning Systems (GPS) unit to engage in a modern day treasure hunt. A GPS unit is a hand-held device that communicates with satellites to identify its unique place on earth.

A geocacher places a cache at a particular spot, posts the coordinates on a website and the game begins! Caches contain a logbook and often they have small gifts. But if you take something from the cache, you have to leave something in the cache.

The Geocaching Special Event coincides with National Public Lands Day, the largest hands-on volunteer day that seeks to improve and enhance all of America’s public lands.

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