Georgia State Parks Geocaching Gopher

3 Geocaching GeoTours Take You Places You Never Imagined

An exciting game for outdoor families and adventurers, geocaching uses GPS coordinates as a treasure map to locate hidden boxes containing various trade items, traveling coins and other trinkets. Smartphones or GPS devices lead players to the general vicinity where players search for the cache.

GeoTours are are series of related geocaches designed to take players to interesting and important places they may have missed otherwise. You can spend the day treasure hunting all over these Georgia communities that have put together incredible GeoTours featuring historic sites, natural landmarks and great puzzles to solve.

Caching Duluth

Downtown Duluth Fountain. Photo by Oleg Koryagin. Submitted via Facebook.
Downtown Duluth Fountain. Photo by Oleg Koryagin. Submitted via Facebook.

Launched in 2015, "Caching Duluth," is a series of 25 geocaches covering about 10 square miles. The tour includes historic landmarks, playful venues and scenic parks for a full day of fun.

Georgia History Trail

Wormsloe Historic Site in Savannah. Photo by Adriana Iris Boatwright, submitted via Facebook
Wormsloe Historic Site in Savannah. Photo by Adriana Iris Boatwright, submitted via Facebook

Designed by Georgia State Parks, this statewide geocaching tour includes prehistoric Native American settlements, military sites, museums and more. History slueths solve riddles to unlock geocaches and collect trading cards to earn a prize.

Arabia Mountain NHA Geo-PATH

Children finding a geocache at Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area in Lithonia, Georgia
Children finding a geocache at Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area in Lithonia, Georgia

Earn trackable prizes while exploring the surreal landscapes and fascinating ecosystems within the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. The Geo-PATH is divided into five series that each highlight unique natural features and historic spots.  

For more geocaching adventures, check out these 4 Awesome Georgia Geocaching Challenges, including tours of the Chattahoochee Riverwalk in Columbus, Peachtree City, Jackson County, and nearly 50 Georgia State Parks!

Published: June 2017
Written by: Candy Cook