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Geocaching Hampton Roads VA: Until next year...


Mega-Event Cache

10th Annual GCHR Picnic- Virginia's 1st Mega Event

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Hidden : Saturday, September 1, 2012
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Join Geocaching Hampton Roads for our 10th Annual Picnic!

Help us make this Virginia's FIRST Mega event! UPDATE: Thank you for helping us make this Virginia's FIRST Mega Event! Groundspeak confirmed that we had 526 attendees and awarded us Mega-Event status on 9/13/12.

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When: Saturday, September 1st, 2012
Newport News Park
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Who: Open to all geocachers, families, and anyone interested in geocaching.
What: A social get-together to meet fellow cachers, exchange stories, learn about different aspects of caching, swap TB's, oh yea, and some caching thrown in there too!

Newport News Park is an 8,000 acre park with two fresh water reservoirs is one of the largest municipal parks east of the Mississippi. It features bicycle and boat rental, 188-site campground, golf course, horse show arena, interpretive programs, wildlife rehabilitation center, picnic shelters, playground, restrooms, stages, 30 miles of hiking trails, 5-mile mountain bike trail, and 5.3 mile bikeway, picnic shelters, and much much more!!! Personal boats (no gas motors) may be launched for a $4.00 fee.

Visit THE EVENT SITE for details and tons of info!

Missed out on registration? Come out anyway!! Additional meal tickets and swag will be on hand in the morning while supplies last.

Attention Camping Cachers!
It is Labor Day Weekend! We have taken the liberty of reserving about 45 campsites at Newport News Park. We have scoped out and secured the best sites available on the best loop (loop ”B”). The are reserved under geocaching. Campsites are first come first serve. All sites are equipped with water and electric and will accommodate either a camper, a pop-up, or two tents. All sites have a maximum of 5 people or 1 family per site. Sites are $31/night. You must call the campground directly and reserve the available site of your choice. The number is (757)888-3333 or (800)203-8320.

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