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Geocaching Headquarters

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Hidden : 7/22/2004
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Welcome to Geocaching HQ’s Visitor Center!

This cache is only available while the Visitor Center @ HQ is open. The Visitor Center is inside the Lakeview Building, Suite 300.

Open hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. except during office closures, listed below. We are closed Saturday, Sunday, & holidays.

To claim this geocache find you must sign the logbook in the GCK25B geocache located in the Visitor Center @ HQ.

Office Closures

We are closed Saturday, Sunday, U.S. holidays, and outside of the posted open hours. The Visitor Center is also closed during these dates and times:

  • Closed: Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Closed: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 from from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Closed: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, All Day
  • Closed: Thursday, July 26, 2018 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Closed: Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Closed: Friday, August 31, 2018 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Closed: Monday, September 3, 2018, All Day
  • Closed: Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Closed: Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Closed: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Closed: Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23, 2018, All Day
  • Closed: Friday, December 8, 2018 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Closed: Friday, December 21, 2018 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Closed: Monday & Tuesday, December 24 & 25, 2018, All Day
  • Closed: Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Closed: Friday, December 28, 2018 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Closed: Monday, December 31, 2018, All Day

We strive to list all closures but as you know sometimes things happen. If we have to close the office unexpectedly, we will post a note on the door.

Visiting Options

Check out all of the options to visit below. The Visitor Center occasionally closes for private events; please see our office closures posted above to verify our current schedule. Joining us in the Visitor’s Center and completing the HQ GeoTour are totally free! As a working office, we do not give tours of our office spaces.

Self-Guided Drop-In Visits & Gift Shop - Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Explore our Visitor Center @ HQ! No reservations required but you can RSVP to let us know you are coming. As these are drop-in hours, if you choose to RSVP, you won't receive a ticket or confirmation when you RSVP. You may just drop-in when we are open! Click here to fill out the RSVP form.

  • Find the HQ geocache and sign the logbook.
  • Capture the moment in our photo booth.
  • Discover over 50 rare trackables items.
  • Add the HQ souvenir to your account.
  • Browse exclusive HQ merchandise and geocaching supplies in the gift shop.
  • Learn about the HQ GeoTour and passport

Learn to Cache with the Geocaching® App - Email to schedule

Are you new to using the Geocaching® App or want to learn more about using the features? Join us for a 30 minute tutorial and then head out geocaching!

  • 30 minute tutorial on using the Geocaching® App.
  • Join us in the Visitor Center before or after for a Self-Guided Drop-In Visit.

Large Group Visits - Email to schedule

We enjoy hosting large groups here at HQ. Do you have a classroom of 4th graders, a program of MBA students, or another large group? Contact us to explore options for visiting.

Contact us - Send us an email at with other questions you may have.

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