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Greatfalls Overlook

A cache by RobAGD Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 02/23/2003
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: virtual (virtual)

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Geocache Description:


This is a Virtual cache. You will need to answer 2 question to get credit for this find. Questions will be listed below.

First off this is in Greatfalls Park in Great Falls Va. There is a Park fee ($3.00 for Walk or Bike in, $5 for cars, $20 Annual Pass) to be paid and the pass is good for 3 days and will also allow you to visit the MD side of Great Falls.

This is not a Night Friendly cache as the park closes at Dark and opens at 7:00am Pets are welcome but must be leashed.

For some interesting info on the falls visit National Park Service - Great Falls

I was surprised to find there there was not a Virtual cache here as the views and attractions here are great. I suggest buying a year pass.

 

Well after much work the new Overlooks are done! They are awsome, they have gotten rid of the link fence and made nice Stone and woods barriers. So I have re done parts of this cache and updated coordants.

You will want to start from the listed coords: N 38 59.787 W 77 15.210 This is Over Look 1 From here enjoy the view !

 

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This is just a taste of the kind of views you can have at the park. Please Enjoy.

Now on to the caching !

From Overlook 1 you will need to goto over look 3 at : N 38 59.714 W 77 15.184

While walking from OL1, OL2 and OL3 you will need to find answers to these 2 questions :

#1 - At average flow levels how deep are the pools ?

#2 - Add up the total of the years on the flood marker near OL3

Email me the answers and enjoy a great day in the park.

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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