Geocaching 101 - (East Texas)
Visit Martin Dies Jr. State Park in Jasper, Texas and discover a new sport called Geocaching. You will use a provided GPS unit to find hidden treasure and learn how to play a game that can be played almost anywhere. It's great for kids and adults, no experience or equipment necessary!
Sep 15, 2012
from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
|Where||Martin Dies Jr. State Park|
|Contact Name||Katherine Crippens|
Come out to Martin Dies Jr. State Park and learn the basics of a fast growing sport that is loved by kids and adults alike. Geocaching uses GPS technology to help you find items hidden throughout the park. All necessary equipment will be provided while you discover a game that can be played almost anywhere. Take the skills home with you and join in on the fun using a Smartphone Application or your own handheld GPS. Live a happier and healthier lifestyle by getting outside and venturing down the beautiful trails that our state parks have to offer.
No reservations are necessary. The event is free to the public but general park entry fee still applies.
All ages are welcome to attend; However, children under 13 must have an parent or guardian with them.
Meet at the Nature Center after paying your park entry fee at the park headquarters.
Bring water, a Smartphone/GPS if available, insect repellent and we recommend wearing closed shoes.