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Gonzaga Park

A cache by LabRat101 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 7/15/2012
In New York, United States
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

A small lock-n-lock hidden in a new county park.

Gonzaga Park is a new Orange County park. On this site in the earlier half of the 1900's stood the Seven Springs Mountain House, a popular retreat for vacationers. The facility would later become the Gonzaga monastery and catholic retreat center. Falling into decay in the 80's and 90's, the main facility was destroyed in a controlled burn in 2000. The property was then purchased by the county. Still visible today are the well enclosure, the large octagonal chapel once attached to the monastery, a service building, and a smaller chapel back in the woods. As a park, the county has added picnic areas and a new gaelic football field. The park also serves as a trail head for the Jessup and Highlands trails, and the soon to be re-routed Long Path.


The park entrance is at the intersection of Seven Springs Mountain Road and Seven Springs Road. The park is closed off-hours by a large fence, but if the fence is closed you can park there, just don't block the fence and leave a "hiking" sign in your windshield.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

qevsgjbbq

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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