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Welcome to the Central Texas Geocaching Group website.   This site focuses around the geocaching goodness within the Central Texas area and beyond.  The CenTex Geocaching group is a very friendly, family oriented, and fun group of people who love the sport of geocaching.   If you are in the Central Texas area, drop us a line, we may even join you in your adventures --  introduce you to some great caches -- all while having some fun on the area.

Local Geocaching News

  • Comedy King Contest and Event (GC54Z6R) Comedy King Contest and Event  (GC54Z6R)Be the Comedy King of the Austin area. Place a funny cache for fun, prizes and glory. This idea was borrowed (stolen) from Mrs ...
    Posted May 19, 2014, 7:33 AM by Greg Jewett
  • 2014 World Wide Flash Mob (Updated) The date has been set for this years round of fun events as part of the World Wide Flash Mob, a Geocaching set of events that is coordinated by the ...
    Posted May 30, 2014, 9:59 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Earth Day CITO Weekend! This article appeared on the Geocaching.com Blog!Get ready for a classic win-win situation from the geocaching playbook: lend a hand to improve the geocaching game board (a ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2014, 7:25 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Maker Madness! Maker Madness Souvenir Image The following article appeared on the Geocaching.com Blog.Whether you’re a Social Butterfly or a Nature Lover, a Stats Geek, Traveler, or Puzzler (take ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2014, 3:30 PM by Greg Jewett
  • Geocaching in Space! From the Geocaching.com blog: Geocaching is heading towards the International Space Station (ISS). All of geocaching? No, not all of it, but a very special little Travel Bug® named ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2013, 12:51 PM by Greg Jewett
  • 2013 Best of the Road Recently Rand McNally posted a blog and a website after taking nominations for "Best of the Road".   The categories were for America’s Most Beautiful, Most Fun, Friendliest, Most Patriotic ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2013, 9:00 AM by Greg Jewett
  • River Place Nature Trails to Reopen by Keith (Indigo Parrish)  Picture from the Event has been added! More Information For information is available at the "Friend of River Place Trail" website.  Caches that could become available ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2013, 4:32 PM by Greg Jewett
  • Texas Outdoor Family Workshops Learn everything you need to know to have a successful camping experience at a Texas Outdoor Family (TOF) workshop.TOF Workshops are hosted at state parks where your family receives ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2013, 9:22 AM by Greg Jewett
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Photos

  • WWFM XI: S.O.B.S (Society of Bridge Spitters) The Central Texas Geocachers all got together for not just one Flash Mob - but yet another!  This time we all participated in the Society of Bridge Spitters.   We all got ...
    Posted Jun 10, 2014, 1:02 PM by Greg Jewett
  • WWFM XI: So you think you can dance!? The Central Texas Geocachers all got together for the World Wide Flash Mob!   We all gathered at different tree at the flash mob start location. When the music started and ...
    Posted Jun 10, 2014, 1:01 PM by Greg Jewett
  • Sunset Rainbow Flash Mob and Travel Bug party (GC4P2TC) Photos from the event Sunset Rainbow Flash Mob and Travel Bug party (GC4P2TC), as all the participants gathered (flashed) together for the panoramic picture showing our "Sunset Rainbow" devised from ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2013, 12:52 PM by Greg Jewett
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Geocaching Reference and Information

  • Write a Log to Remember This article is from the weekly geocaching.com newsletter (8/10/2012)Some logs posted on Geocaching.com offer only a snapshot into the geocaching adventure, but great logs produce ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2013, 9:01 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Advice to Geocache Hiders from Law Enforcement Use a well marked. clear container whenever possible The following article is being reposted with permission from Groundspeak from their monthly newsletter (edited).Here are two words geocachers crave hearing ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2013, 7:19 PM by Greg Jewett
  • County, Private and Highway Roads - Markings and Signs The Question From Mike Detlefsen (jmd65)I've been roaming around to find some places for new caches the last few weeks, and I have seen more than a few ...
    Posted Nov 22, 2012, 1:58 PM by Greg Jewett
  • Geocaching Movies and TV Shows Geocaching has shown up in many Hollywood movies.  Some movies are based around Geocaching, or have Geocaching scenes.The list below is what compilation from multiple sources came up with ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2013, 9:15 AM by Geocaching Austin Group Admin
  • GreaseMonkey and geocaching.com information from Jay Bingham Greasemonkey is an extension for the Firefox web browser that allows users to customize the way webpages look and function by using JavaScript.Scripts, for a ...
    Posted May 30, 2014, 1:58 PM by Greg Jewett
  • Mass logging Travelers (Trackables) There has been some recent discussion regarding the task of logging all the trackables that one has discovered or picked up from an event.  The shear number of travelers or ...
    Posted Sep 27, 2012, 10:54 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Cache Owners: Clearing the "Needs Maintenance" Status/Icon contributed by Semper QuestioIt came to my attention recently that some folks around here don't know how to clear the Needs Maintenance (NM) icon from their caches, so ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2012, 4:03 PM by Greg Jewett
  • Check the UV Index! Before you go out Geocaching this summer in Texas, you should definitely check the UV Index.  Somedays it is lower or higher than others and can really affect you both ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2014, 7:09 PM by Greg Jewett
  • Grabbers (picker-uppers, grab-nabbers, claws, etc..) If you have ever attended a CITO event, then you know that you really do not ever want to pick up trash with your hands.  Some wear gloves, and others ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2012, 2:02 PM by Greg Jewett
  • Reporting a Pothole! Reported by MoosieGirl!Did you know that TXDOT has a webpage to report potholes and other road damage? Report a pothole HERE.To report a pothole or other pavement conditions ...
    Posted Feb 19, 2012, 6:08 PM by Greg Jewett
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Recent Milestones

Geocaching NameMilestoneDate
Bing-GTX 800 Finds! June 26, 2014 
JorceATX 2,500 Finds! September 14, 2013 
Mh171 2000 Finds, JASMIR completion, and a streak of 550+ days! September 12, 2013 
Judy Barber <jafbarber@yahoo.com> 100 Finds! September 4, 2013 
pHantompHrog 5000 Finds! September 4, 2013 
Bagsfan5 2,000 Finds! September 3, 2013 
S6sputnik 2,300 Finds! September 1, 2013 
KoosKoos (and family) 1000 finds, completing the 31 in August Challenge, and finding Necropolis of Britannia Manor III! September 1, 2013 
TandJ1120 600 Finds! August 17, 2013 
Cacherats! 500 Finds! August 15, 2013 
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This is just a quick list, more information including the GC number of the milestone cache can be found by clicking "Milestones" tab above.