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13th Annual Newton Hills Camp & Cache Event

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Hidden : Friday, October 12, 2018
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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This event will take place at Newton Hills State Park.  This gathering is October 12 thru 14, 2018 at Newton Hills State Park near Canton, SD. Newton Hills is located 6 miles south of Canton, SD off County Road 135 or 8 miles east of I-29 at Exit 56 (County Road 140).

 

Come join us at Newton Hills for a weekend of camping and caching (you could just camp or you can just cache, the choice is yours).
The fun will start on Friday evening at 6:00PM with a camp fire (site 111), and will continue through the entire weekend (ending by Noon on Sunday). Stop by any day of the weekend and say "Hello". Hunt down any of the caches in the area (there are many here).
There will be  new caches placed for this event. New  caches will be released and published at 9:30 Saturday morning.  Meet at shelter #3 to have the caches loaded into your gps. Cell phone coverage is very limited or non existent in the park so keep that in mind.
 
We will meet for lunch at noon Saturday in shelter #3. Hot dogs will be provided. Please bring a side dish and a beverage for yourself.  We will also be hosting a campfire Saturday night at cords  N43 13.340  W96 34.631 weather permitting.    Dutch oven cobbler will be provided and bring your roasting sticks for marshmellows.

If you are sure you will be going to this event don’t wait till the last minute to reserve, especially if you want a cabin.​  There are seven cabins in the park and they will go fast.  Campsites in the loop 79 - 112 will be closest to the evening gatherings.  There is a $6 per vehicle entry fee, 

https://gfp.sd.gov/parks/detail/newton-hills-state-park/

Please indicate your desire to attend by logging a "Will Attend" entry.

 

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A special THANK YOU to the Newton Hills State Park management for allowing and welcoming Geocaching in this GREAT park.

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