Minocqua • Arbor Vitae • Woodruff • Hazelhurst
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Northern Wisconsin Geocaching

The Minocqua area is the perfect place to visit for your next treasure-hunting adventure. A variety of local caches will lead you to walk through pristine woodlands, bike remote trails, canoe to quiet islands or visit historic locations that hold great stories.

For those who are new to the sport, geocaching is a world-wide outdoor treasure hunting game, using your cell phone or a hand-held Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver to hide and seek small waterproof containers that hold logbooks and small trinkets.

Geocaching is the perfect way to explore some of the area’s most fascinating and beautiful destinations.

Popular Caches

Big Arb Ruins

A favorite area cache, “Big Arb Ruins,” leads you on a walk to a peninsula of Big Arbor Vitae Lake. The peninsula was once home to several vacation cottages. Now, cement foundations and a rock stairway to the lake are all that remain. Read More

Say Cheese Please

What a more appropriate cache to find in Wisconsin than one that honors our love of cheese! Located near a picnic area in a small shopping center located right off of Highway 51 N in Minocqua, you'll be able to grab some yummy snacks after you find... Read More

To search for more interesting Minocqua-area sites, visit Geocaching.com and enter 54548 for the zip code and find area caches.