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Traditional Geocache

HC: The Hartman Creek Heron

A cache by sandlanders
Hidden : 5/16/2011
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

You are looking for a camo-taped waterproof matchstick holder.


Hartman Creek State Park adopted the image of the great blue heron several years ago to be a representation of the park. The bird is a fitting choice because it is frequently seen in the park, wading in the shallows of the lakes or flying overhead with its distinct S-shaped neck silhouette. Quite often when we are out in our canoe, usually on Allen Lake fishing, we see a heron along the shoreline. Of course, as we paddle closer to try to get an up-close photograph, it flaps its large wings and lifts off for another part of the lake to continue its search for breakfast.

When you see the image of the Hartman Creek Heron on the welcoming entrance sign, you will know that you are just a few minutes and a short drive away from all that this gem of a park has to offer. Enjoy your visit!


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The Geocache Notification Form has been submitted to Park Manager Michael Bergum of the Wisconsin DNR. Geocaches placed on Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource managed lands require permission by means of a notification form. Please print out a paper copy of the notification form, fill in all required information, then submit it to the land manager. The DNR Notification form and land manager information can be obtained by looking at this page on the WGA website.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Last Updated: on 10/26/2014 11:02:06 AM Pacific Daylight Time (6:02 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum