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Posted 9/3/2015

Release no. 15-035


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Diana Fredlund
503-808-4510
Diana.J.Fredlund@usace.army.mil

PORTLAND, ORE. – Enjoy an afternoon walk, geocache style, and learn about local history while treasure hunting at The Dalles Lock and Dam Visitor Center Sept. 12.

Park rangers will provide assistance and introduce newcomers to this popular hide-and-seek game between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. The event is open to all geocache skill levels, but is designed for beginners and families. All participants will receive treasures from each cache and a certificate of completion.

Visitors are encouraged to bring their own GPS units or smart phones, although a limited supply of GPS units will be available for participants to check out. For more information about geocaching visit www.geocaching.com and learn about the Corps’ geocaching policy at http://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation.aspx.

The Dalles Dam Visitor Center and Seufert Park are located just north of Interstate 84 at exit 87.  Turn east onto Bret Clodfelter Way and follow the road to the visitor center.  For more information please contact The Dalles Lock and Dam Ranger Office at 541-506-7857 or visit http://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/Locations/ColumbiaRiver/TheDalles.aspx.