“Petrified Canyon” GCME8A GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – June 20, 2011

first_img SharePrint RelatedThe End of the World [Sagres] GC12CRJ – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – September 6, 2011September 6, 2011In “Geocache of the Week””First Germany” GC77 GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – April 4, 2011April 4, 2011In “Community””Liechtenstein’s First” GCC2F4 GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – July 7, 2011July 5, 2011In “Community” Landscape near “Petrified Canyon”“Petrified Canyon” (GCME8A) takes geocachers into the Martian landscape of the badlands in North Dakota. It’s placed in a petrified forest where ancient trees have turned to stone.Adventurers discover the traditional cache, placed in late 2004, a few miles from the interstate. The difficulty 1.5, terrain 1.5 cache placed by Snowman and son receives praise from geocachers.One log reads, “This is really a beautiful place. Thanks for bringing us here.” The cache has earned a dozen Geocaching.com Favorite Points and more than a 160 people have logged a smiley on the cache so far.Petrified stump near the site of the geocacheBut cachers discover more than a small geocache. The cache owner says they may also spot wildlife. Rabbits, mule deer, big horn sheep and even a mountain lion have been seen in the area.Continue your exploration of some of the most engaging geocaches from around the world. Explore all the Geocaches of the Week on our blog or view the Bookmark List on Geocaching.com.Share with your Friends:Morelast_img

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