Skip to Content

This cache has been archived.

Sara-Cap NYS Parks: This cache has been removed. Sorry.

More
<

The Mulls Platt

A cache by Sara-Cap NYS Parks Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 5/19/2012
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Related Web Page

Please note Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

This cache is placed as part of the New York State Park Saratoga/Capital District Region Geocache Challenge. Originally this area was used for farming. You will notice the Hudson River will be on your right. You can explore Mulls Platt while still seeing the river.

This cache is placed as part of the New York State Park Saratoga/Capital District Region Geocache Challenge. There are 44 Geocache hidden within 11 state parks and state historic sites in the Saratoga/Capital District region, and geocachers finding them all will be eligible to enter their names in a drawing for valuable prizes. If you are interested in taking up the challenge, you can pick up a Geocache passport at any of the participating parks and sites, or download the passport at www.nysparks.com.

This cache contains a unique stamp which must stay with the cache. Use this stamp to stamp your passport. This stamp is NOT a trade item.

You can park in the main parking lot. Starting at the main gate heading south, this area was originally known as Mulls Platt which was a separate Island in itself surrounded by five other islands. To travel to the other Islands the settlers had to travel by boat. Through dredging the Hudson River, this area was filled in between the Islands. It took hundreds of years to connect all of the Islands. This all took place between 1756 and many years to about the middle 1900’s. Originally this area was used for farming. You will notice the Hudson River will be on your right. You can explore Mulls Platt while still seeing the river. Easy access from the parking lot and bike trail. The items in the cache are park souvenirs and do not need to be replaced with a trade item. Do not travel off the trail but a few steps.

Schodack Island State Park is open during the summer months from 7:00am to sunset and 7:00am to 4:30pm the rest of the year. There is a $6 entry fee into the park starting the middle of April on weekend and holidays only during the summer months until Columbus Day. The bathrooms are open year round and are heated in the winter. You can reach the park office at 518-732-0187 for more information.

Additional Hints (No hints available.)



 

Find...

59 Logged Visits

Found it 55     Didn't find it 1     Archive 1     Publish Listing 1     Needs Maintenance 1     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.