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Yes. There are caches County Trails. Find information and coordinates at the Geocaching.com website.
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Sunrise Prairie Regional Trail - Trail Heads are located as follows:
Swedish Immigrant Regional Trail - Trail Heads are located as follows:
Maps of the completed trail segments are found on the Sunrise Prairie Regional Trail Page and the Swedish Immigrant Regional Trail Page.
Reservations are not necessary.
However, registration is necessary if large events are planned on the trails.
Please contact the County Parks Office at 651-213-8960 to discuss.
A large event is one that will add significant traffic to the trails or trailhead locations and might hinder its use by others during this time. You must register all events with greater than 30 participants by calling County Parks Office at 651-213-8960.
You will need a GPS device or a GPS-enabled mobile phone so that you can navigate to the cache, and a Geocaching.com Membership.
Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.
At its simplest level, geocaching requires these 8 steps:
Yes. There are currently over a dozen "cache types" in geocaching, with each cache type being a different variation of the game. Geocaches can be found all over the world. It is common for geocachers to hide caches in locations that are important to them, reflecting a special interest or skill of the cache owner. These locations can be quite diverse. They may be at your local park, at the end of a long hike, underwater or on the side of a city street.
You can mail a donation to the Chisago County Parks & Trails Office at 313 N Main St, Suite 240, Center City, MN 55012. Please include your name and address so proper recognition and acknowledgement can be provided back to you.
Contact Park Director Joseph Tart by emailing County Parks or by calling 651-213-8960. You can call 24/7 and leave a message at the office if there is no answer. The Park Director will return your email or phone call at the first available opportunity.