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Find out where you can go geocaching in Wales and what information you can get to plan your visit
Our sites and most visitor facilities are open but, under the current coronavirus restrictions in Wales, this is intended only for the use of people who live locally.
You are strongly advised – in line with current Welsh Government regulations – not to drive to any of our sites to exercise unless you have specific health or mobility issues.
We have changed the normal route for some of our trails to help you maintain social distancing – please follow signs on site.
Geocaching can be enjoyed by anyone who loves being outdoors. It is great fun and gives younger members of the family a good introduction to being active in the fresh air.
Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using maps and Global Positioning System (GPS) enabled devices.
The aim is to navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.
If you find a cache, there are often trade items in them that you can swap and a log book for you to record your visit.
The Geocaching Association of Great Britain is the national geocaching organisation for geocachers, landowners, the media and others with an interest in geocaching.
Go to the Geocaching Association of Great Britain website for more information about geocaching.
The Geocaching Association of Great Britain has links to websites that list geocache sites.
There are two geocache trails in Coed y Brenin Forest Park which is managed by Natural Resources Wales.
There are two geocache trails in Coed y Brenin Forest Park, near Dolgellau.
These are circular walks along forest roads and footpaths.
They take in secluded sites of historic importance hidden in the forest including the Sarn Helen Roman road, a medieval iron works and disused goldmines.
The trails start and finish at Coed y Brenin Forest Park Visitor Centre where there is a café, toilets and other facilities for visitors.
See Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre for more information.
Sometimes a public right of way has to be closed or diverted.
Signage on-site should tell you whether a public right of way is open or closed.
For more information about how exclusions or restrictions are applied to open access land, go to managing access.
Go to Woodlands and You to find out how to get permission to organise a geocaching event in one of the woodlands managed by Natural Resources Wales.
The Countryside Code applies to all parts of the countryside in England and Wales.
It aims to help everyone respect, protect and enjoy the outdoors.
You can download a copy of the Countryside Code before your visit.