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SRCP 1 - Stairway Ridge

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Hidden : 6/24/2014
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is part of the SRCP Series, taking you to all of the conservation projects funded through the Pike County Scenic Rural Character Preservation Program. Take time to enjoy the natural wonders and learn more about the Pike County Scenic Rural Character Preservation Program at srcp.pikepa.org.


Print your SRCP Series Passport to receive a limited edition SRCP Geocoin when you find all nine (9) SRCP geocaches (while supplies last). First 25 geocoins are a special gold finish. Get your passport here.

 

Stairway Ridge is a 708-acre tract of land that was acquired by Keystone Conservation Trust, Westfall Township, and Matamoras Borough in 2009 using funds from the Scenic Rural Character Preservation Program (and other state/private funding).  Not only is this property directly adjacent to existing state lands and the headwaters of Bush Kill Creek, this tract is also a big part of Pike County’s bluestone history.  Bluestone from this, and other Pike County properties, was mined and sold to places like New York City and Philadelphia. This geocache resides with no evidence of its history near the prized Devonian deposition.

This property is now part of the Delaware State Forest and is managed by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).

Placed with permission from the PA DCNR

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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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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