Geocaching with St. Johns County Parks & Recreation - vintage map

What is Geocaching?

Geocaching is a real time treasure hunt using you phone or GPS and can be enjoyed on your own or with friends and family. The St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department has hidden caches in many of our county parks. Now, it’s up to you to find them. Prepare for your adventure with sunscreen, bug spray, water, and snacks. Don’t forget to check the weather and watch for snakes! Using your smart phone or a GPS receiver, you can choose from the coordinates below or download the Geocache mobile app to find them all!

Geocaching App @ or download in app store.

Play Nice

  • Never get caught finding a cache (muggles are watching).
  • Open, check-in, and register on
  • If you take an item leave an item (keep it family friendly).
  • Return the cache to the same place you found it. Please do not move or remove a cache.
  • Be respectful of the environment and other park visitors and Leave No Trace!

Where Are Caches Hidden?

Look for Geocaches within 30′ of the GPS coordinates. You may have to step off trail a few feet or look under a boardwalk. County Caches are official Geocache lock lids boxes that are registered with You may find them hidden in bushes, under leaves, in a tree, beside a path or structure. You will not need to dig or break anything to find. For hints and descriptions look up the official website.

SJC Geocaches & Coordinates

What’s the point?

  • Lat: 29.829024  Long: -81.309008
  • Size: Small lock lid,
  • Difficulty Level: (1 out of 5)

Orange you glad for historic Switzerland?

  • Lat: 30.077630  Long: -81.651810
  • Size: Small lock lid,
  • Difficulty level: (1 out of 5)

How ’bout a book on Ornithology?

  • Lat: 30.224585  Long: -81.385618
  • Size: Small lock lid,
  • Difficulty Level: (2 out of 5)

Tide is low? Beware where you go

  • Lat: 30.066221  Long: -81.371420
  • Size: Small,
  • Difficulty Level: (2 out of 5)

North by road – West by map

  • Lat: 29.799132  Long: -81.534699
  • Size: Small lock lid,
  • Difficulty Level: (3 out of 5)


For more information about the St. Johns County Parks and Recreation geocaching program, please contact the Main Office at 904-209-0333.