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Geocaching Headquarters Geocaching HQ

Hidden : 07/22/2004
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Welcome to Geocaching HQ’s Visitor Center and Geocache!

The Visitor Center is open BY RESERVATION ONLY

  • Please book a 30 minute time slot for your visit here
  • We are open Monday through Friday 9:30 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm, by reservation only. 
  • We are closed Saturday, Sunday, holidays, and additional closures as listed below.
  • Reservations are required. Reservations must be made at least 12 hours in advance

Our office is located inside the Lakeview Building, Suite 300 at 837 N 34th St, Seattle, WA 98103. In order to reach HQ, you must take the elevator to the 3rd floor. Detailed information regarding parking and navigation can be found here

To claim this geocache find, you must sign the logbook. The HQ cache logbook is available in the lobby outside the Visitor Center doors, Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm. You do not need to book an appointment to sign the logbook and log the HQ cache, but you must book an appointment to enter the Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is not open on Saturday, Sunday, holidays, and during additional closures as listed below.

Upcoming Office Closures

  • Thursday, June 13, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday, June 18, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 19, All Day
  • Wednesday, July 3, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, July 4, All Day
  • Monday, July 29, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Monday, August 5, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

We are closed Saturday, Sunday, U.S. holidays, and outside of the posted open hours. 


Visiting Options

Joining us in the Visitor Center and completing the HQ GeoTour are totally free! As a working office, we do not give tours of our internal office spaces.

Visits to the HQ Visitor Center include the following:

  • Find the HQ cache and sign the logbook
  • Complete the Visitor Center Tour Adventure Lab®
  • Meet a Lackey (HQ staff member) and ask questions you may have
  • Capture the moment in our photo booth
  • Explore the HQ Museum and discover over 250 rare and unique trackable items
  • Add the HQ icon and souvenir to your account
  • Shop for exclusive HQ merchandise and geocaching supplies
  • Learn about the HQ GeoTour and passport


Book your appointment here

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

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