This geocache is part of the Duke Farms geotrail series; please refer to the Duke Farms geotrail entry (GC3E42F) for more information.
The Farnese Bull geocache is a puzzle cache, meaning more than one step is involved in finding its final location:
- Step 1: Follow the coordinates on this page.
- Step 2: Complete the puzzle below using clues gathered from the Farnese Bull statue.
NOTE: This geocache contains a laminated card of a specific letter of the alphabet. Geocachers following the Duke Farms geotrail must write down this letter in their brochure and uncover the secret word to be eligible to receive a commemorative token from Duke Farms' Front Desk staff.
FARNESE BULL PUZZLE:
North coordinates | N 40 A.BC = N 40 ___.___ ___
A. Which musical instrument is displayed at the base of the statue?
- Harmonica = 32
- Pan flute = 33
- Accordian = 30
- Drum = 31
B. How many lions are depicted preying on other animals?
- Two = 0
- Three = 2
- None = 1
- One = 3
C. How many trees are in the statue?
- None = 25
- Two = 40
- Twelve = 35
- Seven = 30
West coordinates | W 74 D.EF = W 74 ___.___ ___
D. Which part of the Farnese Bull's body is the man struggling with?
- Leg = 33
- Body = 39
- Head = 37
- Tail = 35
E. How many boars can be seen on the base of the statue?
- Two = 2
- None = 8
- Three = 5
- One = 4
F. How many of the Farnese Bull's legs are broken?
- All = 86
- One = 92
- Two = 79
- Three = 61
Parking for this geocache is available at Duke Farms' main building, the Farm Barn, located at 1112 Dukes Parkway West in Hillsborough, New Jersey.
Duke Farms' Hours of Operation:
- Winter (November - March): 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
- Summer (April - October): 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Parking passes are required on Saturdays during summer hours.
Please review Duke Farms' FAQs prior to your arrival.
You can learn more about Duke Farms by visiting www.dukefarms.org.
Duke Farms would like to thank its Geocache Monitoring Volunteers for the hard work they do throughout the year to ensure these geocaches remain accessible. We're so grateful to you, Jane C., Ann C., Kathleen P., and Lynn T.!