Spring geocaching in West Bend

Published: April 19, 2017 Geocaching 1

In West Bend, geocaching helps visitors discover a fresh mix of sights and attractions. Geocaching is a treasure-hunting game played with a handheld GPS unit or a smartphone and West Bend is at the center of the action – it’s the Geocaching Capital of the Midwest™! The game is a fantastic way to experience spring in West Bend, because when you start searching for these caches, you’ll find yourself near great downtown shops and restaurants, beautiful trails and recreation areas. You’ll also encounter amazing outdoor art and the scenic Milwaukee River. Flowers are blossoming and it’s a beautiful time to be outdoors enjoying West Bend’s expansive green spaces. There are more than 1,500 caches placed in and around West Bend, hidden near important historic buildings, beautiful parks and attractions.

A good place to start a geocaching adventure is to take the West Bend Four Seasons GeoTour. The tour will take you through historic sites, parks, trails, museums and more.

Also, mark your calendar for the next West Bend $1000 Cache Ba$h, which takes place Aug. 11-12.