What Is Geocaching?
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. Every geocache in the world is registered at one central site, www.geocaching.com. To learn more about geocaching, you can visit Geocaching 101.
The Gateway Trail is home to over 60 geocaches that span the entire length of the trail, from Pine Point Park in Stillwater to downtown St. Paul. Geocaching is a great way to get the family outdoors and exploring the trail and all that it has to offer.
The Minnesota DNR asks that you observe a few basic rules when geocaching on State Trails or State Parks: