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New to geocaching? These tips will help show you the ropes.

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Be stealthy in busy, muggle-filled geocache locations. But don't look too suspicious! Some geocaches have been reported to police by concerned people who observe someone hiding a strange container in the bushes or near a building/attraction. Geocaching, Activities For Kids, Tips, Treasure Hunting, Attraction, Woods, Police, Blog, University

18 Be stealthy in busy, muggle-filled geocache locations.

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#15 Write great logs! Geocache owners and other geocachers love to read about your experience.

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#13 A trackable is a game piece that moves from geocache to geocache. If you find one, don't hang on to it. Keep it moving!

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#7: When you're within about 30 feet/10 meteres of the geocache, put your phone/GPS down and search with your eyes and hands.

If you find a wet/damaged/full logbook, you can add a new one. Some cachers carry extra log sheets in ziplock bags with them while caching for this purpose. *If you can*, leave the original in the container and let the owner know. Geocaching Containers, Swag Ideas, Finding Treasure, Favorite Pastime, Back To Nature, Get Outside, Summer Fun, Helpful Hints, Treasure Hunting

#2: If you find a wet/damaged/full logbook, you can add a new one. *If you can*, leave the original in the container to let the owner know.