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Geocaching Adventure

Event information

Date: Sunday, November 6, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 5 and older.

Contact: 815-727-8700

Location: Hickory Creek Preserve – LaPorte Road Access

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Event details

Check out this cool geocaching program designed for kids but that the entire family can enjoy! The group will go on an adventure to find geocaches hidden at Hickory Creek Preserve. Participants will learn how to search for and place geocaches so families can continue to enjoy this fun activity together. All participants will leave with some fun swag, or stuff we all get.

A mobile device with the Geocacaching.com app is recommended. For those without, staff will have an iPad and smartphone available for shared group use.

Event requirements

Registration is required by Friday, Nov. 4: 815-727-8700.


Dress for the weather and wear shoes that can go off trail. Meet at the Shagbark Grove Shelter.

This program will be held entirely outdoors with up to 2 miles hiking on uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.