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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Geocaching Policy

Portland Parks & Recreation supports and encourages the sport of geocaching as an activity that promotes exploration of our varied landscapes. PP&R’s public parks, natural areas, recreational facilities, gardens, and trails are intended to provide visitors with safe and enjoyable recreational opportunities. PP&R actively manages public properties and facilities for a range of uses - including both recreational and natural habitat values.

This policy establishes procedures to facilitate and manage geocaching on PP&R property to provide a balance of wise stewardship and recreational opportunity. This policy has been developed with the input of local geocachers as well as staff from Groundspeak (the headquarters of

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