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2024 Discover L&A County Geocaching Event

Mega-Event Cache 17.08.2024 — 08:00 - 17:00 Uhr iCal | Google
LennoxAndAddington GCADGT3
N 44° 15.142 E ° 57.020 (gMaps, Flopp)    

Join us for DLA MEGA 10... Canada's longest running MEGA!


The 10th Discover L&A County MEGA Geocaching Event is back on Saturday, August 17, 2024! The event will once again be held at the beautiful grounds of the Museum of Lennox & Addington, located at 97 Thomas Street East in Napanee (N 44° 15.142 W 076° 57.020).

We've attracted thousands of geocachers to Lennox & Addington County since our first event in 2011. In 2023, 1,000 geocachers from around the world attended L&A's ninth consecutive MEGA Event. Seeing that this is our 10th MEGA anniversary, we're doing everything we can to make this year extra special!

When you attend our MEGA Celebration this year you'll have a chance to earn a ton of great geocaching items, including: a MEGA Event Icon, a CITO Icon, a Regular Event Icon, and Adventure Lab Icon, and an International Geocaching Day Souvenir. You'll also find a variety of geocaches, including Traditional, Multi, Mystery, Letterbox Hybrid, Virtual and more!


Wednesday, August 14th, 7pm... Early Bird Meet & Greet

Stop by Conservation Park in Napanee to catch up with all your geocaching pals. As you know, cachers area always early, so expect to see a big crowd in town way early for MEGA Saturday. (20 Pearl Street, Napanee)


Thursday, August 15th, 1pm... Caching History at Babcock Mill

GCAQPCH... Meet up with your fellow geocachers at the historic Babcock Mill in Odessa. Search for caches in and around the property and take a tour inside this grand old building... we may have a surprise or two for you! (100 Bridge Street, Odessa)


Thursday, August 15th, 8pm... Night Sky Stargazing Tour

GCAQPCP... Lennox & Addington County is home to the most southerly dark sky site in Ontario. Weather permitting, enjoy a laser guided tour of the night sky and take a look through a telescope at various celestial objects at the Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area. (7980 County Road 41, Erinsville).


Friday, August 16th, 10am - 1pm... Water Cache Canoe Cruise

GCAQPD6... Looking to get out on the water in L&A? Pre-book from a limited assortment of canoes and kayaks available (Available now at www.LandAGeocaching.com while quantities last)! If you have your own watercraft, bring it along and take part in the fun. (Salmon River Boat Launch, 3139 County Rd. 41, Roblin, Ontario). 


Friday, August 16th, 6:30pm... DLA Kick-Off Party

GCAQPDP... The annual MEGA Kick-Off Party is taking place at the main event site in Napanee. Catch up with old friends, make some new ones and get primed for an amazing weekend of geocaching. Admission is free! tend.


Saturday, August 17th... MEGA DAY!

8am - 4pm... Leave your mark in the log book and pick up information packages that detail fun geocaching activities taking place during the weekend. The event venue is open and staff are available all day to answer your questions. Drop in for a morning coffee and share geocaching stories all day long! Games, draws and activities will be available throughout the day.
9am - 4pm... Head to all corners of Lennox & Addington County for some world-class geocaching. Choose from more than 1,500 geocaches in L&A County, or try your hand at some of the many new caches that will be published just in time for the event!
4 - 5pm... After a fun day exploring L&A County, head back to the event venue for your chance to win an amazing assortment of prizes, hear closing remarks, and say 'cheese' for the popular group photo, which takes place at 4pm sharp.

5:30pm... Make a dinner reservation ($$$) at Santorini Mediterranean Grill in Napanee for a post-MEGA-meal! There will be a geocaching special available if you show your GPS, Geocaching App or your DLA MEGA merch! More details coming soon.


Sunday, August 18th, 9am... Cito on the Sunday

GCAQPDW... Another MEGA Weekend tradition! L&A graciously allows us to play the Geocaching game in their County so why not give a bit back to the community by doing a little clean up? We supply the bags and get rid of the trash. You bring gloves. 
Please log your 'WILL ATTEND' if you’re able to make it to the 2024 Discover L&A County MEGA Geocaching Event. Also, be sure to visit www.LandAGeocaching.com or www.facebook.com/LandAGeocaching for news, updates and information about 'all things geocaching' in Lennox & Addington County. We’ll see you in August!


P0ADGT3 - L&A County Parkplatz Lot
N 44° 15.158 W 076° 56.970
Park in this main lot and make your way to the main event venue. Overflow parking is on the nearby streets.
T0ADGT3 - Walkway to Main Event
N 44° 15.141 W 076° 56.981
Walk between the courthouse and museum to the main event venue.