Geocaching is a real high tech outdoor treasure hunting game and Galena has many caches. To play, all you need is a GPS-enabled device or phone with GPS capability. The goal is to find the treasure, a hidden geocach and then share your experiences online. There are 1,493,312 active geocaches and over 5 million geocachers worldwide.
To start your geocaching adventure, visit www.geocaching.com. Your first step will be to find locations online to various geocaches. For instance, type in Galena IL and multiple geocache locations will exhibit. Choose a geocache location and type in the GPS coordinates for that geocache. Now explore historic Galena IL as you search for the cache using a GPS device or smartphone. Find the cache, sign the logbook and see what others have left behind. You may want to add to the treasure! Your last step will be to share your experience online with other treasure seekers.
Geocaching is a great way for anyone to get outside and see the world! We hope to see you in Galena IL soon!