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Geocaching
Geocaching

​​​​​​​It’s really high-tech hide-and-seek.  Visitors track down “caches” hidden in the park using GPS technology. GPS units are available for rent at the Moose Visitor Center for $10 per day.  For more information, visit the park visitor center. Have fun!

Custer Draw Geocache

Custer Draw is accessed off of County Road 41 or Bull Mountain Road within the State Forest State Park.  One of four all season caches available at the State Forest State Park.  Best suited for:  hiking, biking, horseback, 2wd or 4wd, OHV and snowmobiling in the winter.

Coordinates

N 40° 35.343
W 106° 01.515

Diamond Peaks Geocache

Diamond Peaks is accessed off of Highway 14 or Bockman Road within the State Forest State Park.  A true OHV experience.  You will encounter lots of rock and dips.  Best suited for:  motorcycle, and OHV.

Coordinates

N 40° 31.040
W 105° 55.725

Gould Loop Geocache

The Gould Loop trail can be accessed from the Moose Visitor Center or for a shorter hike for small children, from Ranger Lakes.  The hike will take you along the middle fork of the Michigan River, which is great moose habitat.  Permitted use:  foot, bike, horse, ski, and snowshoe.  One of four all season caches in the State Forest State Park.

Coordinates

N 40° 30.293
W 105° 58.848

Gould Mountain Geocache

The Gould Mountain Road is accessed off of County Road 41, which is the main entrance into the State Forest State Park.  Permitted use:  foot, bike, horse, OHV, 4WD.  The view is breath taking.  Listen to your echo after you find the cache.

Coordinates

N 40° 32.177
W 105° 59.479

Kelly's Kache

This cache is in honor of Mr. Kelly who lived year round in the high country during the late 1800s.  Kelly Lake and Kelly Creek are named after him.  This cache is also in honor of Colorado State Parks 50th, State Forest State Park's 37th, and North Park's 100th anniversary.  Kelly's Kache is our toughest cache.  You'll find it at 11,000 foot elevation.  The hike to Kelly Lake is 7 miles one way.  The trailhead is at the end of Jackson County Road 22.  Have fun with this cache, enjoy the awesome flowers along the way.  Permitted use:  foot, bike, and horse.

Coordinates

N 40° 37.286
W 105° 57.523

Land of Hidden Treasures Cache

Finding the cache is easy, figuring out the combination to the lock is the hard part.  The interpretive displays at the Moose Visitor Center hold the clues to unlock the cache.  Pick up the clues at the front desk.

Coordinates

N 40° 30.698
W 106° 00.615

Marmot Pile on Bull Mountain Geocache

The Bull Mountain Road is accessed off of County Road 41 within the State Forest State Park.  One of four all season caches available at the State Forest State Park.  Best suited for:  hiking, biking, horseback, OHV, 4wd and snowmobiling in the winter.

Coordinates

N 40° 33.415
W 105° 59.611

Mountain View Geocache

The Mountain View Trail is across from the Moose Viewing Deck on County Road 41.  This is a nice and easy trail.  Just follow the moose.  Permitted use:  foot, bike & horse.

Coordinates

N 40° 35.820
W 106° 00.713

Nokhu Geocache

The Nokhu Geocache is accessed off of either the Michigan Ditch Road from the top of Cameron Pass (Highway 14), The Crags Campground, The American Lakes Trail, and The Lake Agnes Trail all within the State Forest State Park.  These trails are all non-motorized trails.  The hike towards the geocache is relatively easy, but the last 100 feet is a bear.  This cache is at an elevation of over 10,000 feet.

Coordinates

N 40° 29.531
W 105° 53.849

Pennock Trail Geocache

The Pennock Trail is accessed off of County Road 41 within the State Forest State Park.  One of four all season caches available at the State Forest State Park.  Best suited for:  hiking, biking, horseback, skiing, and snowshoe.

Coordinates

N 40° 33.377
W 105° 58.525

Ruby Jewel Geocache

The Ruby Jewel Route is accessed off of County Road 41 within the State Forest State Park.  Most passenger vehicles can travel the first two miles to the Ruby Jewel Yurt parking area.  4 x 4’s can continue another 2 miles where the route ends and the trailhead starts.  From the trailhead the hike to Ruby Jewel Lake is 1.5 miles.  Permitted use from trailhead:  foot, bike, and horse.

Coordinates

N 40° 36.059
W 105° 56.307