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NDGCA Branded Merchandise Now Available

The North Dakota Geocaching Association has opened a store on ThreadLess where you can order a wide variety of NDGCA branded merchandise. The NDGCA does receive a percentage of the profits from all items sold so you not only get some cool merchanise, you also help fund the NDGCA with your purchase.

North Dakota State Parks
12 Months - 12 Hikes Challenge Event Caches
January 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024

For the fourth year, the North Dakota Park & Recreation Department (NDPRD) has issued a statewide “12 Months – 12 Hikes” Challenge. To participate, just pick and hike one of the qualifying trails in one of the 14 participating state parks and recreation areas. You have the entire month to complete a hike. You can complete your hikes all in one park or explore any of 14 locations across the state.

New this year: the challenge is going mobile! There will be a fresh hiking challenge every season (Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall) of 2024 through the new North Dakota State Park mobile app. Make it your goal to hike at least three trails each season. Download the OuterSpatial app from the Apple Store or Google Play

The North Dakota Geocaching Association (NDGCA) would like to help everyone complete the hiking challenge. To do this, we will be hosting an event in a different state park each month so we can get together with other geocachers. 

Note: You only need to download OuterSpatial app if you want to participate in the NDPRD challenge and be elgible for NRPRD prizes.

Event locations and dates are subject to change.

2024 Upcoming Events:
July 27 - Event GCARE4N - Icelandic State Park (Host: Chad T. - Trycacheus)
August ? - Event TBD - Beaver Lake State Park (Host: Jay T. - Eyeinthesky)
September ? - Event TBD - Turtle River State Park (Host: Chat T. - Trycacheus)
October ? - Event TBD - Fort Abraham Lincoln (Host: Mandy G. - GillFam)
November ? - Event TBD - Location TBD (Host: TBD)
December ? - Event TBD - Fort Stevenson (Host: Amy Z. - gloworm77)

2024 Past Events:
January 28 - Event GCAJD5B - Lake Sakakawea State Park (Host: Amy Z. - gloworm77)
February 17 - Event GCAJD5Q - Cross Ranch State Park (Host: Phyllis - butterfly_77)
March 16 - Event GCAJKZ3 - Lewis and Clark State Park (Host: Angie W. - Jangie)
March 17 - Event GCAKY4Q - Fort Stevenson State Park (Host: Rose B. - AdventuringRose)
April 27 - GCAN7TB - Sully Creek State Park (Host: Alida H. - i.findit)
May ? - Event TBD - Lake Metigoshe State Park (Host: Jim S. MinotRanger)
June 22 - Event GCARQ6K - Fort Ransom State Park (Host: Amy Z. - gloworm77)

2025 North Dakota Geocaching Association
15th Annual Camping and Caching Event
June 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2025
Devils Lake, ND

The 15th annual NDGCA Camping and Caching event will be held at Grahams Island State Park in Devils Lake, North Dakota.
GillfamND and Jasperie will be hosting.
Watch the NDGCA website and Facebook group for more information.