Plan your trip to Eugene, Cascades & Coast.
Eugene, Cascades & Coast GeoTour
Follow your GPS on an exploration of Oregon's best kept secrets and spectacular places. Organized in four editions, the Eugene, Cascades & Coast GeoTour stretches from the Oregon Coast to the crest of the Cascades.
The GeoTour was crafted in partnership with Geocaching.com. This is Oregon's first official GeoTour and one of the first dozen launched internationally.
The entire GeoTour covers more than 200 miles (322 km) along scenic highways with 143 exciting caches. Visit historic landmarks, natural wonders and uncover caches in very special places that only the locals know.
Each edition has its own passport and can be completed within one to two days. Plan on a week to complete the whole tour.
- Geocaching is a fun, interactive way to explore Oregon
- Discover scenic, historic and cool spots off the beaten path
- Find treasures, trinkets, local deals and earn collectible Geocoins
- Family-friendly, easy for all ages and abilities
Let the Game Begin!
Learn all about geocaching right here! It's free, and all you need is a GPS-enabled device, which could even be your smart phone. Follow a few simple steps to get started.
The caches cover a variety of diverse terrain and not all sites are accessible year-round. Before setting out, go to Tripcheck.com and call 511 for current road and weather conditions. The Adventure Center in Springfield, just off Interstate 5, is the tour hub and a convenient start or finish for all of the editions. If you have mobility limitations, contact Adventures@EugeneCascadesCoast.org to learn about adapted tours.
What's Being Shared
"They [the caches] were interesting, informative and a nice variety. I loved visiting places I'd never been to or even knew about. I will definitely return to some of the places." - Parkdale, OR
"I can't believe how many times I have passed by here without knowing what a great area to get out and stretch the legs this is."- Bartramb
"I've always wanted to visit this place and now that I've seen how wonderful it is. . . I can't wait to come back. Thank you for the opportunity!" - Ksuzuki007
"It was a beautiful day and the terrain was wonderful. If anyone ever wanted to see the geographical content of Oregon then I would take them on a GeoTour!"- Writech