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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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SAVE THE DATE! NoVAGO Spring Picnic & Awards
Northern Virginia Geocaching Organization invites you to join our spring picnic. In addition to eating burgers, hot dogs, and potluck sides, there will lots of opportunities to meet nice folks and trade geocaching stories. The award winners for the 2022 Best of NoVAGO will be announced at the picnic as well. Where: James S. Long Regional Park, 4603 James Madison Highway, Haymarket, VA 20169 When: Saturday, May 6, 2022, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Please RSVP on the Event Page.
We’ve Been Featured!
We’ve been featured! As seen on the official Geocaching.com blog Right before Christmas last year, I logged into my Facebook account and noticed a message. J: Hi Heather. Geocaching HQ wants to make contact with some local, and very active caching groups. I think they may be doing some spotlights. I was introduced to YetAnotherReviewer at a NoVAGO event and afterwards connected on social media. I didn’t think it was weird getting a message from Jon this way. But, the request excited me. J: They asked for organizations to spotlight and both GeoawareUSA9 (our awesome earthcache reviewer) and I mentioned … Continue reading
Nominees for NOVAGO’s 2022 Geocache Awards
Nominees for NOVAGO’s 2022 Geocache Awards Thanks to all those who took the time to send in nominations. While not all nominations were able to make the final cut, we were impressed with every suggestion. The hardworking awards committee have compiled the caches on this list from the very best of 2022. We invite all geocachers to go out and find as many of these wonderful caches as possible. For a geocaching friendly list, CLICK HERE. Voting is scheduled to be open for ALL categories April 1-15, 2023. Winners will be announced at our NoVAGO 2023 Spring Picnic and Awards … Continue reading
Cache Award Winners SWAG
SWAG for the cache pages of annual NoVAGO cache awards.
Spotlight Cache: “Name That Tune” Series
#WorldRadioDay (February 13) Spotlight Cache: “Name That Tune” Series I’d sit alone and watch your lightMy only friend through teenage nightsAnd everything I had to knowI heard it on my radio Radio Ga Ga by Queen, 1984 Nothing brings back the nostalgia of singing along with the radio than a musical quiz of some great pop hits. Today is World Radio Day and we are spotlighting the Wherigo geocache series, “Name That Tune” by MJBinski. This fun series of ten caches was the winner of 2021 Cache Awards for Best Series. The caches themselves are mostly easy finds, but in … Continue reading