(A Wherigo Geocache)
The posted coordinates are for parking. You can park here while walking around the "Soccer Bowl" at Rosewood Park while playing this Wherigo cartridge.
To find the actual location of the container - you must play and complete the "WHERIbinGO" Wherigo Cartridge.
Once you complete the cartridge you will be provided the necessary information to find the actual geocache container to sign the logbook.
What is a Wherigo Geocache?
Wherigo is a new way of utilizing GPS technology to play games, take tours, and yes geocache. Visit Wherigo.com to learn more about this new software.
Do I need special equipment?
Yes! To find this cache the proper way and to truly experience the hunt the way it was meant to be experienced, you will need two things
1. The Wherigo Player on Wherigo compatible Hardware.
2. The "WHERIbinGO" cartridge.
The Wherigo Player comes pre installed on the Garmin Colorado & Oregon series GPSr units.
A version of the player is available for download for use by GPS enabled Pocket PC devices or certain smart phones.
Click "Download Player" to get the PPC version.
Once you have the Player ready to go, you will need to download the cartridge for this cache.
Click "Download Cartridge" to get it.
This Wherigo will take you to Rosewood Park, known locally as "The Soccer Bowl", or for folks who have lived here a while; "Charlie's Dump. This is a nice little park tucked away in Georgetown Township. The main features of the park include a soccer field, sledding hill, and playground equipment. If there is a soccer game going on when you arrive, it is best that you try this Wherigo another day.
This Wherigo geocache is in an extension of the "Michigan WHERI(bin)GO Challenge". The challenge for that cache is to find 5 of 25 selected Wherigo caches in Michigan to complete a BINGO using the "card" on that cache page. In this Wherigo cartridge you will complete a "virtual"BINGO card and then be able to log this Wherigo geocache.
Is logging my result any different for this cache?
Logging your results here on geocaching.com is no different than any other cache so no changes there. However, you get a new icon on your profile page.
Unlocking the cartridge on Wherigo.com is not required, but it would be greatly appreciated. After you've completed the cartridge you should see a "WHERIbinGO.gws" file on your device. On your Garmin Coloradoor Oregon you will find it in the Wherigo/Saves directory.Upload that file to the Wherigo website. You may also review the cartridge by choosing Write a Log.
Once you successfully complete the cartridge and find the geocache, write a log entailing your adventures by revisiting the cache page.
Please note - the development and player software is still in alpha stage and you may experience issues running it
Thanks for playing our 3rd Wherigo cache.
Comments welcome of your experience.