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Abandoned Oklahoma and Geocaches

Not all locations have a geocache, and most of the caches have been placed by members of Geocaching.org. Simply click on the geocache icon to view the listing on Geocaching.org. Remember, trespassing is illegal, and AbandonedOK can’t be held responsible if you enter the property.

What is Geocaching?

Geocaching is an outdoor activity in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, anywhere in the world. A typical cache is a small waterproof container containing a logbook. Larger containers such as plastic storage containers (tupperware or similar) or ammo boxes can also contain items for trading, usually toys or trinkets of little value. Geocaching is most often described as a “game of high-tech hide and seek,” sharing many aspects with benchmarking, trigpointing, orienteering, treasure-hunting, Letterboxing, and waymarking.

Geocaches are currently placed in over 100 countries around the world and on all seven continents, including Antarctica. After 10 years of activity there are over 1.1 million active geocaches published on various websites devoted to the activity.





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