Geocaching

     Geocaching is a recreational activity involving the search of a hidden container that can only be found using GPS coordinates. The hidden geocache can be of varying size and usually holds a logbook and various trinkets that other geocachers can leave behind and/or exchange.

     This game has seen hidden geocaches all over the world!​​ There are a number of geocaches hidden within the HPWA. Geocaching allows for tourists, travelers and locals to explore the wildlife area (tall grass prairie, dyke systems, wildlife corridors, agricultural fields and various wildlife habitats.) The hidden cache does not encroach or degrade the integrity of the ecosystem at Hullett or require you to travel off the trail system.


​​     If interested in becoming a geocache member, check out the website: www.geocaching.com.


     There are 3 caches located around the perimeter of the marsh and 5 located within the marsh. Some of the caches require you to solve a riddle to give their exact location, the geocaching website will tell you more! While you come searching for the hidden treasures, take in the beauty of the wetlands, meadows and forests the HPWA has to offer!



Click on the       icon to be transported to the official geocaching webpage for coordinates. 


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1. H.C.C. Series - St. Joseph's Roman Catholic​​
A cache by: Gizmo369
Description:
As genealogists we feel this is a way to honour and respect our ancestors.

Please remember you are in a cemetery so please respect the surroundings. "PLEASE NO NIGHT CACHING."


Container only contains a log book, so you will have to bring your own pencil/pen to sign the log.


By the late 1840s a group of Irish immigrants had established a loose settlement, locally known as “Paddy’s Settlement,” north of Clinton. Some of the earliest dated tombstones are those of Jane McGowan and James Taheny, buried in 1862, Mary Morrison in 1864, Ellen Murphy in 1866, Patrick Taheny in 1869, Martha Morrison in 1873, Mrs. John McDonald in 1876, Dominic McGettrick in 1879, James Quigley in 1884, Abraham Badour in 1885, and John Carey and Merrin Quigley in 1886. The last burials were of Mary Swinbank in 1967, William O’Brien in 1968, and Leonard Earl Blake in 1971. A number of the original settlers’ tombstones can still be found in the cemetery today.

Cache size: Micro     Level of Difficulty: 1.5     Terrain: 1.5
This cache is off Hullett Property.​​


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2. ​​​Dead End
A cache by: nutmegzero
Description: 

A small micro maybe even nano sized, well camo'd platic tube.

I wanted to try and hide a cache that would be well camouflaged and a bit tricky to find. I think I did it :)
For the most part this is just a park and grab. No hiking or bushwhacking needed.

This is a small cache so only contains a small log scroll. Bring your own pencil. It may be tricky to get it out, you may need to bring some tweezers.

Cache size: Micro     Level of Difficulty: 4     Terrain: 2

This cache is off Hullett Property.​​

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3. HCC Series – Constance Cemetery 

A cache by: Gizmo369
Description:
As genealogists we feel this is a way to honour and respect our ancestors.

Please remember you are in a cemetery so please respect the surroundings. "PLEASE NO NIGHT CACHING."


Container is camoed small mayo jar, containing log book, pencil and a few small trinkets.


The cemetery board for Kinburn recorded minutes from 1857 to 1957. During the first meeting, a committee was formed to obtain funds and purchase a site for a graveyard in Kinburn..They were instructed to purchase half an acre of land which would be open to anyone, “without regard to creed, colour or religion.” Space was to be set aside for strangers and people of “indigent circumstances.” Subscribers would be given first choice of the lots. The church closed in 1967. In 1968 the cemetery council cleaned up the site and placed several large monuments, as well as a number of the older flat, white gravestones in a cement platform.

Cache size: Small     Level of Difficulty: 1.5     Terrain: 1.5
This cache is off Hullett Property.​​


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4. Cherub Rock
A cache by: TaylorH1986
Description:
This cache is located about 125m in on a non-motorized vehicle access route onto conservation land. Parking available on roadside. No night parking (9pm-5am). This land has multiple uses so use caution. Bring a pen!
When placed contained log scroll and small tradable items (bracelet, pencil topper, bookmark). We hope you enjoy the area as we always have!
Cache size: Small     Level of Difficulty: 1.5     Terrain: 3


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5. Goose Heaven
A cache by: Ara 'K" & Treknschmidt
Description:
A conservation and seasonally appropriate waterfowl hunting area. Wear boots. Goose droppings abound. While searching out this treasure, you will witness buffle heads and canada geese, whistling swans, and lots and lots of muskrats. This cache is hidden in a very environmentally sound fashion, so as not to disrupt any nesting or habitat areas.

Note: A big thank you to Denise & Jeff for allowing us to adopt this wonderful cache. This is a beautiful area and we encourage everyone to visit Hullett Marsh.

Cache size: Medium     Level of Difficulty: 1.5     Terrain: 1

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6. The Chapters
A cache by: icenice
Description:
The co-ordinates listed are NOT the cache location. They are in the general area, but you must answer the questions that follow to find the correct location of the hide. The area the cache is hidden in is a day use only facility. The parking areas are closed between 9 pm and 5 am.

This cache is a tribute to the Canadian rock band, SAGA. Formed in 1977, this group has been together ever since. While virtually unknown in their homeland, SAGA has played to full venues in Germany, Holland, Denmark & Switzerland for a long time.

This puzzle can be easily solved with a little research. SAGA has given random chapter numbers to some of their songs. They were non-sequential throughout their 18 studio albums. Find the "chapter" number that belongs to each of the songs in question, along with a couple of trivia questions, fill in the blanks and go caching!

Cache size: Medium     Level of Difficulty: 2.5     Terrain: 3


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7. Sarah's Teddy Bear Spa

A cache by: nicsar

Description: 

Placed this cache as part of a compass trek for 1st Seaforth cubs while camping at this location. They placed bluebird boxes throughout the field to help this endangered species. The Hullett apiary is also in this area so be on the look out for bees but cache not close to them.

The cache is a 5 gal pail hidden back from field in bush. Plenty of room for more swag but started with a few of Sarahs' friends. Again stick close to field as the apiary is on way to cache.

Cache size: large     Level of Difficulty: 1.5     Terrain: 2


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8. Sugar Shack
A cache by: cooperhikes
Description:
This is a quick grab n go cache.

See a lot of wildlife on the old sugar bush trail while grabbing this cache and/or hiking this trail. No night caching.

Cache size: small     Level of Difficulty: 1.5     Terrain: 1.5