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Young explorers use their global positioning system devices to help find "treasure" at a state park. Geocaching has become a popular park activity. (submitted photo)

Geocaching: High-tech way to be outdoors

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ST. PAUL - Minnesota state parks are asking a question of people who like to get outdoors and explore the wildlife and terrain of the 72 state parks: "Are you ready for the challenge of a high-tech treasure hunt?"


Each park is involved in a geocaching wildlife safari with a trail containing a hidden cache (a treasure of sorts) that is marked by way finding points. Visitors are invited to take a global positioning device and search for these hidden treasures.

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