Three how-to videos for geocache inspiration

In nearly 20 years, geocaching has grown from a single container in the woods to a global game with over 3 million diverse geocaches. As the number of geocachers and geocaches grows, we encourage you to think about how the geocache you hide might add a moment of delight and interest to the geocaching gameboard. Looking for inspiration? Here are three videos to help get you started on how to create a memorable (for the right reasons) geocache!

Create a “Cammo” Can

If you haven’t already guessed it, a “cammo” can is a camouflaged ammo can! Ammo cans make for great geocaches because they can withstand the elements, are secure, and are big enough to hold swag and trackables. Here’s how to make one of your own:

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Create a hollow book geocache

You’ll need to make sure you have a weather-proof spot to place this geocache but finding this cache will be a page turner! A hollow book geocache can create a moment of delight for geocachers of all levels! Make one of your own by watching the video below:

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Create a spider geocache

You don’t have to wait for Halloween to hide this spooky cache! You’ll have geocachers creepy crawling from all over to find this geocache. Bonus: you don’t need eight legs to make it! Watch the video to learn how:

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Which of these geocaches is your favorite? What’s the most memorable geocache container you’ve found? Share them below!

Looking for more geocache inspiration? Check out the Geocache of the Week every Wednesday!

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