McKINNEY, TEXAS (June 21, 2016) – The City of McKinney’s Stormwater Management Program is excited to announce a fun geocache treasure hunt “Finding Geo” to encourage residents and visitors to learn about how to keep the city’s creeks clean. Geocaches use GPS coordinates to lead residents to hidden trinkets located in the city’s parks.
“Residents can create lasting memories with their children and friends this summer by joining in on this undated version of a treasure hunt,” said Tricia Haas, City of McKinney Stormwater Inspector. “We hope this is a fun way for people to get outside, earn prizes and learn interesting facts about stormwater.”
There are six geocaches hidden throughout the city that can be located using a GPS receiver or a smart phone. Once residents find the general location of the geocache, look high and low to locate the hidden treasure. Caches cannot be buried, but may be located under items in the landscape, such as rocks, leaves and grass, or inside an old hollow tree.
For more information on “Finding Geo” and a full list of coordinates, visit www.mckinneytexas.org/findinggeo.