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CF1 - Moneyhole Mountain Traditional Geocache

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Hidden : 05/26/2018
2.5 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is a small lock-and-lock hidden just off the Moneyhole Mountain trail in the southwest corner of Fahnestock. Moneyhole Mountain has a storied history as a famous counterfeiter ran his operation from a cave on the mountain. The Moneyhole Mountain trail can be accessed from Indian Brook Rd or via the Moneyhole Mountain Access trail from South Highland Rd for which the parking and trailhead coordinates are provided. The parking on South Highland Rd is limited to a few cars in two small pull-offs near the trailhead. You may find a trail map at

This cache has been placed as part of the New York State Taconic Region Geocache Challenge.  There are 76 caches hidden within 16 state parks and historic sites in the Taconic Region, geocachers finding 45 or more will be eligible to receive a 2018 Mills Norrie State Park commemorative and trackable geocoin.  If you are interested in taking the challenge, you can pick up a geocaching passport at any of the participating parks and sites or download it at .

Clarence Fahnstock SP charges a $7 vehicle entrance fee. This fee is collected 5/26-6/24 weekends and holidays, and 6/25-9/3 daily.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


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