Families Find Fun Geocaching at the Sturgeon River Preserve!

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using a GPS device (handheld GPS unit or GPS-enabled smart phone) played by people around the world.  Participants navigate to a given set of latitude and longitude coordinates, then attempt to find the cache (container) hidden at that location.  Geocaches can vary greatly in size and appearance—they can be anything from a 5-gallon bucket to a film canister.

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Off the Map: Take a Little Hike

By Michael Jones Special to the Herald Times

DOVER TWP. — Don’t have time to hike the scenic trails in the Pigeon River Country State Forest? Don’t worry.

Thanks to the HeadWaters Land Conservancy, a 40-acre preserve just west of the Pigeon in Dover Township opened to the public this year and features two short hiking loops.

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