Great Easter Egg Hunt

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The Great Easter Egg Hunt is a geocaching activity that is free to all participants. Ten large Easter eggs containing toys and treats will be hidden throughout Churchill County and available to find beginning Friday, April 10. The eggs will be available through Sunday, April 19. The first 10 eggs will include clues to locate the Golden Egg which will only be available Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19.  


Following the event, the eggs will be replaced with permanent cache containers for the enjoyment of others throughout the year.


What Is Geocaching?

Visit the link below to learn more about how geocaching works and how you can participate!

https://www.youtube.com/user/GoGeocaching#cat=cat:newbies&vid=1YTqitVK-Ts 

Finding the Eggs

There are a few ways to locate the first 10 eggs: 

1. Geocaching.com or the Geocaching App

The eggs are posted as ’traditional caches’ on geocaching.com. You may download the app or register online for a free account. A paid annual subscription is available through geocaching.com, but is not required to view the Great Easter Egg Hunt caches.

View this video for a how to guide on geocaching!

2. GPS Coordinates

The individual GPS coordinates for the caches will be posted below. You may use the GPS application of your choice to locate the caches and then travel to the site to find them.

We recommend Google Earth or Google Maps.

Global Positioning System (GPS) Coordinates

The GPS coordinates for each egg will be posted here starting at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 10.

A Practice Egg will be available one week in advance.  More details will be released as we get closer to the event.

The GC links will appear below for each egg and will take you to the Geocaching.com listing for that egg!

LOCATING THE GOLDEN EGG


The GOLDEN EGG will be available to locate on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19 only.

You will need to solve a puzzle to locate the Golden Egg.  The solve the puzzle, you will need a piece of information from each of the 10 traditional eggs.

Image of Gold Easter Egg