ABPAGS-13 (Adams Bayou Paddle & Grab Series)
In Texas, United States
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Orange Texas is an interesting city with lots of history and sights to see. The areas that this paddle series take you to are ones that most people never get to experience.
As you might suspect, these caches require some form of waterborne transportation. The caches were placed while in the kayak and as such, are tailored more to that form than others. There were many logs, stumps, and lots of shallow water to negotiate so kayak or canoe would probably be best to use.
If you have looked at the map, you'll see that this first installment of caches involves around 2 miles of paddling one way. There is parking at each end which can be an advantage. These are listed on ABPAGS #1's cache page. I paddled down from the more northerly parking coordinates and then back without any problems when i placed these. Most of the caches themselves are paddle and grabs, meaning you can just pull up to and get them from the comfort of your boat. However, there are a few that do require exiting of your rig to get to. You'll find that most all the caches are soda tubie in size and have no writing utensils. You'll need to bring your own to sign the logs.
Speaking of Bonus Cache, a few of the ABPAGS have information needed to find it. Be sure to keep an eye out for this if you're interested in grabbing the bonus.
As with all similar areas, be on the watch for many varieties of wildlife. This is a birder's paradise with no telling how many species a person might encounter. It's also well suited for other critters and plant life that you might want to avoid. Gaters, snakes, spiders, wasp nests, and poison ivy are just a few. All are interesting but you do want to watch where you put your hands and feet.
That's about it except to reitereate that these caches will take some effort to get to. They are placed out in the wild. The entire series can be found in one day but be prepared to be on the water for much of that day. Bringing essentials such as life jacket, water, a snack maybe, skeeter spray, sun protection, phone, and camera is a good idea..
We hope you enjoy,,, Goodluck!
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Last Updated: on 6/17/2017 7:31:52 PM Pacific Daylight Time (2:31 AM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum