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Traditional Geocache

The Source : Trail of the serpent

A cache by sloughfoot
Hidden : 3/12/2006
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

You can almost drive to this cache. Parking is available on the north side road shoulder. It is not necessary to go into the creekbed

This cache is one of a series called "The trail of the serpent" based loosely on a book of the same title written in 1973 by Robert E. Gard and Elaine Reetz. All of these caches will be located along the Fox river from it's source south of Kingston to the mouth of the Fox River in Green Bay. As the infant Fox runs northeast from the Portage, it glides and twists through fertile meadows, broadens into small lakes until it finds itself in the broad sweep of Lake Winnebago. Lake Winnebago acts as the dam for the lower Fox which continues on to Green Bay in a wide flood, tumbling over chutes now made into dams, becoming one big scene of power development for the growth of its towns. "For us," said a famous Indian, "This river was a path. For our white brethren, to whom we sold it, it is a power." Loise Phelps Kellogg This cache may not be where the USGS thinks the Fox starts but at this location Sloughfoot feels the tail of the serpent can be seen. Its all downhill from here, enjoy the trip.

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Last Updated: on 10/16/2014 3:29:12 PM Pacific Daylight Time (10:29 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum