The Muiravonside Rangers have again asked if we would host another Welcome to Geocaching event.
This is our sixth open day at Muiravonside to show others the fun of geocaching and this year we are delighted to be able to host it as a Community Celebration Event which means you will receive a special icon in your stats when you attend and log.
Saturday 5th September 2020
10am to 3pm
Muiravonside Country Park
The aim of the event is to have fun, meet a few people and to try and encourage others to come along and give geocaching a try in the woods.
The format will be very relaxed, with an information table about geocaching, set up in the courtyard beside the cafe. Caledonian CacheFest will also be in attendance with an information table and probably a game or two to keep you all amused.
There will be some dummy, muggle friendly, non logable caches hidden around the park for the event. These caches will each have a part to build a small wooden animal. The caches will be on a short trail close to the established paths around the event location. It is anticipated that cachers can take the interested muggles around these in small groups and explain to them how geocaching works. Cacher’s support would be appreciated, we were all newbies once.
Please come along and share your knowledge and stories, and help introduce others to geocaching.
We are hoping to have some new published caches in the park, as well as the existing Bird Boxes trail still being available.
The cafe will be open for snacks, light meals and soft drinks.
The event is wheelchair accessible but, unfortunately, the caches may not be. There are disabled facilities in the park and limited disabled parking is available at event coordinates. The path from the car park to the event is tarmac.
Mobile signal in the park is very erratic so, if you cache with a phone, please download the caches before you arrive at the park.
Please Note: Parking charges have been introduced to the park. The charge is £1.00 per vehicle and is paid on the way into the Main Car Park where a barrier system is in place. No change is given from the machine but it does take various denominations of coins. Free alternative parking is available at the small Woodlands Car Park, located close to the entrance to the park.
Thanks to the Muiravonside Rangers for supporting geocaching and allowing all the caches in the park.
For more information on the park please click here.
Community Celebration Events - 2020
This Event is part of a limited release of Community Celebration Events to celebrate 20 years of geocaching. Geocachers hosted events between May 2, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Learn more about Community Celebration Events on the Geocaching Blog.