Cache Awards

Each year NoVAGO honors some of the best caches that were placed in Northern Virginia. Cache nominations and awards are a chance for you to recognize the efforts of fellow NoVAGO geocacher who have placed hides that you have enjoyed. We encourage everyone visiting this list to seek out these top tier geocaches.

Here are the most current Nominated caches and winners:


NoVAGO’s 2021 Geocache Awards Nominees

Best Theme/Series (three or more caches in a series or that share a common theme)

Best Kids Cache

Most Outstanding Location/Scenery

Most Creative Cache

Most Physically Challenging to Find

Best Historical/Educational Cache

Best Camouflage

Best Multi-Stage Cache

Best Mystery/Puzzle Cache

Best Traditional

Best Other (Wherigo, Letterbox)

Best Earthcache

Best Adventure Lab

Cache of the Year


For a list of winners from previous years, click here.