|Cache Description: This cache is one of the series of caches located within the state parks around Georgia. It is located within 50 feet of the Non Game nature trail on the west side of High Falls State Park. The cache is located within the boundaries of the park. The trail is marked by a yellow stripe on trees along the trail. There is a large amount of tree cover near the cache so you may need to expand your search area slightly from the posted coordinates but it should be an easy find.
This trail is 1.8 miles long and has a compacted soil surface. The minimum width is 18”. Obstacles such as tree limbs, exposed rocks, slippery rocks and mud (when wet), loose stones, leaf litter, ice and log water bars / strips may be encountered. Be sure to stay on the trail until you get close to the cache. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO BUSH WACK! The trail has an average elevation change of 7%. Bikes are not allowed. Canine friends on a 6’ lease are allowed.
The cache is an ammo can located under a small bridge along the trail. Please replace the cache as you found it so others can have the same adventure of locating the geocache. Be sure to re-cover the cache using natural materials and remember to practice “Leave No Trace”.
Parking is available at 33. 10.587 / 84 00.986 for easy access to the trailhead. Park hours are 07:00AM to 10:00PM. The trail closes at dusk. Note that there is a $5.00 dollar a day parking fee. The daily fee can either be paid at the park office or by depositing your fee into one the honor boxes located at different locations around the park. There is a $50.00 a year unlimited use parking pass also available that is valid at all state parks in Georgia. Activities at the park include: Hiking - 4.5 miles of trails, Fishing, Boating - 2 boat ramps (only private boats with10 horsepower limit allowed) , Kayak, Canoe and Fishing Boat Rental, Pedal Boat Rental (seasonal) , Miniature Golf ($3), Swimming, in the pool only, no river swimming is allowed due to the rocks.
Enjoy, stay safe, tread lightly and practice CITO! ( Cache In – Trash Out )
Steps to the Georgia State Parks GeoTour:
1. Obtain a Georgia State Park GeoTour PassPort from any park or historic site or download a PDF from GaParksGeocaching.com
2. Go to Geocaching.com create a log-in and find the GPS coordinates and more information for the Georgia State Parks GeoTour locations.
3. Start your search and locate one or all caches using a hand-held GPS unit. The cache containers are sealed ammo boxes labeled as a Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites geocache. Caches are located in 42 Georgia state parks and state historic parks.
4. When you find a GeoTour cache, log your name and any comments on the logbook inside the cache and stamp your PassPort grid sheet with the unique stamp for that specific park.
5. Be sure to follow the Leave No Trace guidelines –GeorgiaStateParks.org/LeaveNoTrace
6. Follow the Traveling Gophers. There are 58 Georgia State Park & Historic Sites TravelBugs® moving around the country. Click here to see where the travel gopher for this park is now. Be on the lookout for them and help them get to a new destination.