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Traditional Geocache

F.D. Roosevelt State Park

A cache by gaparks
Hidden : 5/8/2010
In Georgia, United States
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:


F.D. Roosevelt State Park

Cache information:

Steward: Phillips4
Park: F.D. Roosevelt State Park
Cache type: Traditional
Coordinates: N 32º 50.004 W 084º 49.373
Difficulty: 1.5
Terrain: 2.5
Cache Description: This cache will take you to a popular overlook called Buzzard’s Roost on the western section of the Pine Mountain Trail.

Leave your vehicle at the park office and locate the Pine Mountain Trail’s access point just behind the amphitheater. Head west for roughly ¼ mile to a spot to enjoy the view to the south. This cache is suitable for younger cachers but keep them close as some light bouldering is required, and natural and man-made debris is present. Also, take care before sticking your hand into crevices that can’t be visually inspected first!
Hours:
Park: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Office Hours: 8AM-5PM Monday-Thursday;
8AM-10PM Friday;
8AM-6PM Saturday and Sunday

Conditions:
Dogs allowed
Scenic view
Parking Fee:
$5.00

Hazards:
Snakes
Ticks
Thorns

Steps to the Georgia State Parks GeoTour:

1. Obtain a Georgia State Park GeoTour PassPort from any park or historic site or download a PDF from GaParksGeocaching.com

2. Go to Geocaching.com create a log-in and find the GPS coordinates and more information for the Georgia State Parks GeoTour locations.

3. Start your search and locate one or all caches using a hand-held GPS unit. The cache containers are sealed ammo boxes labeled as a Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites geocache. Caches are located in 42 Georgia state parks and state historic parks.

4. When you find a GeoTour cache, log your name and any comments on the logbook inside the cache and stamp your PassPort grid sheet with the unique stamp for that specific park.

5. Be sure to follow the Leave No Trace guidelines –GeorgiaStateParks.org/LeaveNoTrace"

6. Follow the Traveling Gophers. There are 58 Georgia State Park & Historic Sites TravelBugs® moving around the country. Click here to see where the travel gopher for this park is now. Be on the lookout for them and help them get to a new destination.

7. If you’re quick, there is a “First-to-Find” special prize.

8. Find one of the “endangered” gopher stuffed toys in 10 of the caches and it’s yours to keep and protect.

9. Complete specific numbers of caches to get a custom Geo-Coin. Bring your stamped PassPort into the park’s Visitor Center and receive a voucher for your coin.


With 15 completed caches you are eligible for a bronze level coin
With 30 completed caches you are eligible for a silver level coin
With 40 completed caches you are eligible for a gold level coin
Bonus Caches:
Once you find the caches for the custom geo-coins you are also eligible for a bonus cache at each level. These caches are more challenging and not required to complete the GeoTour or receive your coins. Click on the links below to access the bonus cache pages:

Bronze Bonus Cache page

Silver Bonus Cache page

Gold Bonus Cache page

State Parks Information:
For informantion on GA Parks Geocaching: GaParksGeocaching.com

Park: (706) 663-4858

Lodges/Cabins/Yurts/Camp Reservations: (800) 864-7275

Special Thanks:
Special thanks to the Georgia Geocaching Association and member Phillips4, Volunteer Steward of F.D. Roosevelt State Park.
Disclaimer to New Geocachers:
Please join us in playing! All are welcome who observe and obey the rules. Please do not move or vandalize the container. Replace the cache like or better than you found it and when you leave, and make sure the cache is completely covered. Please do not remove the rubber stamp from the ammo can, this is a essential game piece for cachers accepting the GeoTour. The real treasure is just finding the container and sharing your thoughts with everyone who finds it. Pick up a GeoTour Passport at any Park Visitor Center.
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Decryption Key

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