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The Northern Virginia Geocaching Organization (NoVAGO) was established to encourage and promote good geocaching practices and create a community of geocachers through our events and activities. We are committed to safe, responsible, and environmentally friendly geocaching. We welcome involvement and cooperation of park management and local government to keep geocaching open to the community and to promote the geocaching hobby to the greater community.

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  • Getting Permissions to Place Caches: Be a Good Neighbor

    Getting Permissions to Place Caches Be a Good Neighbor #NationalGoodNeighborDay (September 28) Did you know that one of the missions of the Northern Virginia Geocaching Organization is to promote local land use policies when placing their geocaches? Our local reviewers, … Continue reading

  • SAVE THE DATE! NoVAGO Fall Picnic & Silent Auction

    SAVE THE DATE! NoVAGO Fall Picnic & Silent Auction Northern Virginia Geocaching Organization invites you to join our fall picnic. In addition to eating burgers, hot dogs, and potluck sides, there will lots of opportunities to meet nice folks and … Continue reading

  • Spotlight Cache: Book Nook

    #ReadABookDay (September 6) Need at book for Read a Book Day? There are many great book themed caches hidden around Northern Virginia. Today we are spotlighting Book Nook (GC68AD1) hidden inside a Little Free Library on a neighborhood street in … Continue reading

  • Spotlight Cache: If You Want To Run With The Big Dogs… Greyhound

    #NationalDogDay (August 26) Its the dog days of summer and no better time to celebrate #NationalDogDay. Today we’re spotlighting a challenging multi-cache hidden in Clifton, Virginia. If You Want To Run With The Big Dogs… Greyhound (GC123T7) was hidden by … Continue reading

  • Cryptozoology, or How we found Sasquatch

    First event in the 2022 NOVAGO U series was published earlier this week for the three teams to start competing. There was a fair bit of coordinating needed to get the maximum number of team members into the final photo. … Continue reading