Geocaching 101

At Sesquicentennial State Park


Learn about the hobby that adventurers and explorers across the world have loved for the past 20 years! Join us at Sesquicentennial State Park as we venture into the wilderness on a virtual scavenger hunt, searching for hidden treasures with only the help of our trusty GPS. This program is intended for first-time Geocachers with no prior knowledge. Participants of all ages will learn how to navigate the Geocaching app, where and how to find caches, and the rules of etiquette for placing their own caches. Adults must accompany children 15 and under. Space is limited and online registration is required. Register at For questions email Stacey at or call 803-788-2706.


  • October 14, 2023, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Registration Deadline

    1 Day Prior to Program

    Event Hours

    10 am - 12 pm

    Meeting Place

    Park Office

    What to Bring

    Water bottle, bug spray, comfortable shoes for walking in woods, sunscreen, and a phone that has downloaded the free Geocaching® app provided by Groundspeak Inc., available for iOS and Android. Optionally, may bring small trinkets or toys in order to 'trade' them for trinkets left in geocaches.


    $5/participant (does not include regular park admission)