In West Virginia, United States
How Geocaching Works
Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer
Park at Blackwater Falls Lodge. Take the Elakala Trail
This cache is close to Elakala Falls, arguably the 2nd prettiest waterfall in Blackwater Falls State Park. It is one of a series of 4 waterfalls on Shays Run. The first is the only one accessible by a park trail. The 2nd can be reached by a well-worn foot path. To view the entire series of waterfalls, go to Pendleton Pt. Overlook and look across the canyon.
The name "Elakala" comes from a Native American Massawomee legend that says a girl-shy warrior named Elakala was pursued by 2 women of his tribe and fell to his death from the falls while trying to escape them.
The cache is located a little ways past the falls to minimize muggle activity.
Container is a cylindrical Tupperware tube, suitable for TBs and most swag.
Lbh arrq gb trg gb gur ebbg bs gur znggre
Last Updated: on 8/27/2015 10:37:06 AM Pacific Daylight Time (5:37 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum