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Traditional Geocache

April Fools Cache #3

A cache by medoug Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 4/1/2014
In Iowa, United States
4 out of 5
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Note that this cache was published on April Fools' Day 2014. (I think you will find this cache fitting.)
The cache is hidden in 52 acre Marshall Park which is also home to the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. After finding the cache, I'd recommend taking some time to see more of what this great area has to offer.

BEWARE! Poison ivy in close proximity of the cache hiding spot!

You will need to put your thinking cap on to log this tricky cache. Expect to spend a little more time on this cache as designated by the assigned difficulty rating. The only tool needed is your brain. DO NOT use brute force. Because I prefer my caches to be found/logged, feel free to contact me for additional hints if you're unsuccessful after a serious attempt.

The cache is a regular sized camouflaged container with nice starting swag, a logbook, and a pencil. Please follow all instructions, trade fairly, sign the log, and return the cache to its original state of concealment so this will be a fun find for future cachers as well.

Cachers must sign the logbook to count this cache as a find. Please do not include spoilers in your photos or on-line log. Thank you.

While you are in the area, you may also want to check out the other April Fools type caches placed in this park. They are linked here: “April Tools Cache” , “April Fools Cache #2”, and “April Fools Cache #4: Fool’s Math”.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Vzcrqnapr (N) = benatr ng 2; Fcrrq (O) = zrq; Serdhrapl (P) = 10 ZUm; Ibyhzr (Q) = 6; Fcrrq (O) = uvtu; Teranqr (S) = chyy; (R) = fyvqr; Abj jung qb lbh frr?

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



59 Logged Visits

Found it 42     Didn't find it 6     Write note 9     Publish Listing 1     Owner Maintenance 1     

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

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Last Updated: on 10/8/2015 12:40:25 PM Pacific Daylight Time (7:40 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum