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3 mile Pond Hike, Sled, kayak or Whatever Cache

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Hidden : 03/15/2008
4 out of 5
5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is located on the shore of 3 Mile Pond adjacent to the owner's home.

Parking for this cache is at the Public Boat Ramp off route 3 in Vassalboro (N 44 22.773, W 069 36.953) If you're going to walk in during winter months, you will be about 1.6 Miles north of the cache when you park. There is no other public access so unless you receive permission from a landowner, please respect the privacy rights of others. The road to my home is privately maintained by myself and 29 other landowners. I am NOT authorized to give permission to my fellow cachers to access this cache by the Pierce's Point Road thus the 5 rating on terrain. Sorry! Now for the good news, if Dianne and I are home you might be invited up for a beverage if we're home. You are also likely to meet our labs, Bo and Nick, both social butterflies and friendly. The cache is located just about on shore but folks in canoes, kayaks or boats will be able to get it without leaving their vessel. Boaters, be aware that it is very shallow. All of you that visit in August or late summer will be "treated" to our annual algae bloom. 3 Mile Pond is a TMDL Lake which means that the Total Maximum Daily Load of phosphorous in the pond causes the lake to bloom. Algae is a plant, phosphorous in a rich nutrient, ergo the green pond you will witness when the lake is in bloom. You will note that much of the shore line has been rip rapped with stone to minimize erosion courtesy of the China Lakes Region Association which I founded in 1996. Enjoy the pond. This cache is only large enough for flat small objects, ie geo-coins! There will be 2 nice coins to chose from for FTF. Congratulations to parklanegeese for FTF, her very FIRST FTF! as of July 25,2010. As the cache is only accessible by boat or kayak you will have to get out of either to get the cache and then it's a bit of a "stretch" to reach the cache unless your an NBA player. You'll see when Jason posts his pics. I'll change it back when the lake freezes. I am updating the difficulty

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