Coordinates given are +/- 40 feet. Near the North Country Trail, by
a informal camp site. Flat terrain.
Found between Udell Hills Fire Tower Road USFS North Country
Trail trailhead parking lot and USFS High Bridge access
site/parking lot on the Big Manistee River. Somewhere along the
trail (marked with blue blazzes/blue diamonds) there is a grey
diamond pointing out a campsite. You are then close.
Site is on private property, so practice "no trace" hiking and
geocaching. The challenge for finding this is the tree canopy is
thick, often obstructing a clear view of the sky/satelites. Please
take care not to confuse the camp site registration book, etc. with
the geocaching box and registration book. Both are at this
location, but not in the same spot. April 16, 2002, broken
container (noted by Sandrich on 3/16/2002) is replaced. More about
this Cache: In 2001 I spend a day with a U.S. Forest Service
employee who told me about Geocaching. One of the Forest Services'
ongoing problems is people dumping trash in the national forest,
and "now we have an organized way for people to hide stuff in the
woods." This is the first I heard of Geocaching. By the end of the
day I said I would hide a geocache on my land, watch it, and report
the results back to the Forest Service to help them evaluate how
big a concern this sport might really be. This cache is that
"experiment." Reports back to U.S. Forest Service (plus other info.
they must have used) might have helped: Geocaching still takes
place in the Manistee National Forest.