Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure-hunting game using the Geocaching App on your phone. Participants navigate to a specific location and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.

Not only is geocaching a great way to get some fresh air and exercise, but it’s also a great way to explore new areas. Fort Collins, Colorado, is home to many geocaches, making it the perfect place to try this fun activity. Here are a few of the best geocaches in Fort Collins this fall.

The Horsetooth Rock GeoTour

This geo tour includes 16 geocaches hidden around Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. The caches are a mix of traditional and multi-cache, so there’s something for everyone. Be sure to bring your hiking shoes and plenty of water, as some caches require a bit of a hike.

Old Town GeoTour

If you’re looking for an urban adventure, look no further than the Old Town GeoTour. This geo tour includes 20 different geocaches hidden throughout Old Town Fort Collins. Since the caches are all within walking distance of each other, this is an excellent option if you’re short on time or looking for an easy hike.

Lory State Park GeoTour

Lory State Park is home to many different trails with varying degrees of difficulty, making it the perfect place to go geocaching, regardless of your skill level. The Lory State Park GeoTour includes 18 geocaches, most of which are off the main trails, so you’ll have to explore them all!


No matter your skill level or interests, there’s sure to be a geocache (or two) for you in Fort Collins this fall. So go to or download the FREE Geocaching App for your phone and head outdoors for fun!

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