Skip to Content


Vicksburg National Military Park

A cache by Shoeless Joe Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 4/27/2003
1 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size: virtual (virtual)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!


How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

As the name implies, this virtual cache is located in the Vicksburg National Military Park. The listed coordinates will take you to the entrance to the park. There is a $8 fee per vehicle to enter the park. Park hours are currently 8AM - 7PM.

This is one of Mississippi's most beautiful parks...lots of history. Due to NPS regulations regarding physical caches, this cache is a virtual. If you're feeling adventurous be sure to check out the Mint Spring Bayou Falls virtual as well.

In order to receive credit for this cache, you must e-mail me the answers to the 4 questions below. Please do not post the answer in the log...even if encrypted.

In order to find the answers to the four questions, you must drive the entire 16 mile historic tour of the park. Please be sure to take your time and enjoy all that the park has to offer. There are 15 tour stops with lots of historic info and dozens of other areas of interest along the way. If you're into cycling, I highly recommend touring the park on your bike...this is my favorite spot to ride.

(1) Go to N 32° 22.626 W 090° 50.001. Find the TOTAL number listed for both Union and Confederate troops.

(2) Go to N 32° 22.208 W 090° 52.154. Check out the spectacular view of the river. How many canons are located on top of the hill?

(3) Go to N 32° 20.837 W 090° 51.277. Who is on the monument?

(4) Go to N 32° 20.396 W 090° 51.165. Who is on the Monument?

Enjoy the park!

Additional Hints (No hints available.)



768 Logged Visits

Found it 746     Didn't find it 5     Write note 17     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 358 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.