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FAQ: Your New Geocaching Message Center

We’ll be the first to admit it: contacting other geocachers hasn’t always been the easiest thing to do on We heard your feedback and that’s why we’ve created the brand new Message Center beta. With this new feature, you can send and receive messages from It’s still in beta testing, which is why we’d love your feedback for the final release. After you send a few messages, fill out this survey and tell us what you think. (Hier kannst Du den Artikel auf Deutsch lesen) Why did you create the Message Center? We know that geocaching is better […]

2.5 Weeks Left Until CITO Weekend 2015

CITO Weekend is Coming Up! Find an Event and Earn Your Souvenir. CITO (Cache In Trash Out®) Weekend is coming up soon! On April 24–27, geocachers around the world gather at events to clean up natural areas, plant trees or remove invasive species and earn a souvenir. If you’re planning on creating your own event, remember that all events must be submitted at least two full weeks before the event date. For those planning on attending an event and earning your souvenir, check out the Event Calendar or new geocache search to find CITOs near you. Make sure to mark […]

Check out’s new look!

We’re always striving to make better tools for the geocaching community. The addition of the new geocache search and Hide a Geocache page gave us an opportunity to think about how players navigate We found that most players who visit the website want to either learn about geocaching, play the game, gear up, or connect with the global geocaching community. The new navigation should help guide you to find exactly what you’re looking for —  and leave the hunting around for when you’re in the field! What’s new: How do I access My Profile? Click on your geocaching username or your profile image. This […]

FAQ: The New Geocache Search Tool

We’re excited to announce the launch of the new geocache search tool! We’re excited to announce the launch of the new geocache search tool. It’s faster, easier to use and helps you find the exact adventure you want—and it’s all thanks to the geocaching community. If you have questions not answered here, find us on Facebook or Twitter, or visit the Geocaching Help Center. Be sure to test drive some of our favorite searches: Find events near you. Find the oldest geocaches near you. Find the Mystery Caches you have solved, but not yet found. Plan a geocache outing with your geocaching […]

Ain’t No Mystery: Use the Geocaching Intro app to find Mystery Caches this Pi Day

I love watching non-geocachers (aka muggles) try to absorb the concept of geocaching. I’m sure you’ve all heard this same reaction before: Wait. You find boxes in the woods? Well that’s just irrational. It’s true. The things we do as geocachers may seem a little crazy at times. But good news! This Pi Day (March 14, 2015), we’re introducing a dose of rational to the irrational—all thanks to a team of designers here at Geocaching HQ. Earlier this year, we shared an inside look at how we collect feedback from the community and how that feedback influences the tools that […]

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