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MnGCA Fall Cache Bash 2K6

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Hidden : Saturday, 07 October 2006
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What: 2006 MnGCA Fall Event (Fall Cache Bash 2K6)
Where: Baylor Regional Park in Norwood Young America
When: October 7th, 2006 (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM) with optional overnight camping and fun family activities, night caching, games, and a kids night cache using flashlights and reflector discs
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Baylor Regional Park is situated in western Carver County on Eagle Lake. The park offers 50 camping sites. Thirty-five sites have water and electrical hookups and 15 sites are primitive. Other facilities include: picnic areas, showers, swimming beach, beach house, reservable picnic shelters, ball field, tennis courts, sand volleyball court, group camping area and horseshoe pits.

Walk the nearly 1/4 mile long boardwalk through the cattail marsh or tour the 3-4 miles of walking trails through a maple basswood forest and prairie. Watch for wildlife or enjoy a scenic vista overlooking Eagle Lake.

Onan Observatory:
The Minnesota Astronomical Society owns and operates the Onan Observatory in the park for the benefit of students, teachers, the public-at-large, and for members of the Society.

Enjoy a peaceful, convenient family camp experience at Baylor Park. The campground at Baylor Park has many large shade trees that provide protection from sun and wind while creating a natural camping environment. Located in the rural agricultural setting of western Carver County, Baylor Park campgrounds are within an hour and a half drive of much of the metropolitan area. Fifty campsites, thirty-five of which have water and electrical hookups, have been developed. Shower and restroom facilities are conveniently located for visitor use. While in the park, enjoy the other park facilities including, playgrounds, beach, walking trails, horseshoe pits, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, beach facilities, paddle boats, ball diamond, play equipment and picnic shelters.

More information about Baylor Regional Park.

The event cache page coordinates are for the park entrance.

The event will begin at 9:00 AM and we will be based out of the covered shelter visible from the parking area.

UPDATE: Lunch will be provided by the MnGCA and the Twin Cities Geocaching Podcast for people who post a will attend and the number of people attending in their group on or before September 30th. We will be serving Chilli and chips, please bring your own beverage.

We have some prizes to give away, but are looking for some more donations, if you have anything you'd like to donate for a give-away, please contact sir_zman via his profile: HERE

Tentative Schedule of Events:
* 9:00 AM - Meet and greet at the pavilion near the parking area
* 9:30 AM - Caching!
* 12:30 PM - Lunch
* 3:00 PM - MnGCA Membership Meeting (voting open to MnGCA Members only)
* 4:30 PM - Fall Cache Bash 2K6 Awards and Door Prizes
* 5:30 PM - Official Wrap up!
* 6:00 PM - Unofficial overnight adventure begins with a pot-luck dinner
* 7:00 PM - Games, Coins, fellowship and more!
* 8:45 PM - Kids Night Caching
* 9:00 PM - Adult Night Caching
* 9:30 PM - Campfire.

Camping Fees:
$20.00-per night for campsites with water and electrical hookups
$14.00-per night for primitive campsites
$ 4.00-per night for vehicle parking (not included with the camping fee)
$ 5.00-reservation fee (non-refundable)
$20.00-Annual Vehicle Parking Permit
$10.00-Second Annual Parking permit
$ 8.00-Non-camper dump station fee (not included in annual vehicle permit)
$ 5.00-Cancellation fee per night


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