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Reserva Florestal do Pinhal da Paz ( Açores )

Hidden : 05/18/2009
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Nature Reserve of Pinhal da Paz

Reserva Florestal de Recreio do Pinhal da Paz


With around 49 hectares and 15 km of paths, the has flora from many and different origins, such as from Australia, South Africa,
Brazil, in addition to the original flora of the Azores, such as holly, white wood, beech earth, among others. The birds are also very diverse.
The Nature Reserve is also known as Mata das Criações.

In the leisure there many interesting equipments, such as a maze for the visitors,
a warehouse of miniature houses and areas for the younger ones.
  The park also received new barbecue equipment, new playground equipment for children,
tree logs as benchs, interpretive signas and information, and exotic plant species.

Now and in the island of St. Miguel, the Azores Government has under its administration eight forest reserves for recreation,
ccupying a total area of 118 hectares,distributed in almost all counties, with emphasis on the Pinhal da Paz,
 in Ponta Delgada, Camomile, in Lagoa, Cerrado of calves, in Vila Franca do Campo,
Viveiro of Furnas and Water Retorta in Povoação, Viveiro Northeast, Cancels the Ashtray and Fajã of Rodrigo, the county's northeast.  
These eight recreational forest reserves haver over  150,000 visitors per year.

Opening Hours

From October to May:
Weekdays from 8.00am to 18.00pm
Weekends from 10.00am to 18.00pm

From June to September:
Weekdays from 8.00am to 19.00pm
Weekends from 10.00am to 20.00pm


Do NOT ENTER after closing time!

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The cache

To get the container, you'll have to take a stroll in the park,
  1st Point
  Parking spot
Take note of the inauguration day of this park.
The DAY will be value AA.

Move to the 2nd point with the following coordinates

N 37 ° 47. AA + 135

  W 025 ° 38. AA + 237

2nd Point

At the house of the office, above the door there's a date.
Take note of the last 3 numbers.
Those NUMBERS will be BBB.

Proceed to the 3rd point with the following coordinates

N 37 ° 47. BBB - 874

W 025 ° 38. BBB - 851

3rd Point

Picnic area

See the date in the fountain.
Take note of the last 3 numbers.
Those NUMBERS will be CCC.

Proceed to the 4th point with the following coordinates

N 37 ° 47. CCC + 482

W 025 ° 37. CCC + 996

 The container is at the following coordinates:

I hope you enjoyed the tour in the

Nature Reserve of Pinhal da Paz


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       Please remember : "Cache in, Trash out!"

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Cbe qrgeáf qb zvenagr


Oruvaq gur tnmrob

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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