Home Geocaching Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. We've got two trails and many geocaches throughout the county!The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment. NYAGT Part 1- NOTE: Discontinued as of 10/31/18 We have the NYAGT(New York's Amish Geo Trail) through the west-side of Cattaraugus County where many Amish reside. If you are just starting out then we recommend finding the NY Amish Geo Trail geocaches. NYAGT Part 2 Part 1 of the New York's Amish Geo Trail went over so well, in 2014, the Amish Trail Committee and Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism organized NYAGT Part 2. Find 10 of the 12 caches and receive a trackable geocoin. History Geotrail Part 1 The Cattaraugus County Historical Advisory Committee along with Cattaraugus County's Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism developed the History Geotrail Part 1 in hopes that it may ignite an interest in the past. Find 12 of the 14 geocaches and receive a trackable geocoin. History Geotrail Part 2 To dive into more of the history of Cattaraugus County, the Committee developed this geotrail as a follow up to Part 1. Find 12 of the 14 History Geotrail Part 2 caches and receive a trackable geocoin. History Geotrail Part 3 The last of the History Geotrails, this will complete the series taking you to each town, village and city in the County. Places you will visit will tell just some of the history of Cattaraugus County, the Committee developed this geotrail in 2017. Find 13 of the 15 History Geotrail Part 2 caches and receive a trackable geocoin. Steps to start Geocaching 1) Create an account at Geocaching.com 2) Get a GPS device GPS Device or GPS-enabled Phone GPS devices range in price and usually get more accurate with a higher cost. Be sure to read Geocaching.com's Guide to Buying a GPS Device. Do you have a smart phone? Most likely your phone will have a GPS built-in. You'll want to download a GPS or Geocaching app for your smart phone and they range in price and quality. Android phones has geocaching and GPS apps that range in cost from free to $9.99 Search for Geocaching apps for Android-based devices on Google Play Search for GPS apps for Android-based devices on Google Play iPhones have several apps for geocaching that range in cost from free to $9.99 Free intro to geocaching app on iTunes $9.99 Geocaching.com app on iTunes However, Geocaching.com has an official geocaching app! Get the GroundspeakGeocaching App for: Geocaching App for Android phones Geocaching App for iPhones 3) Start geocaching and explore! You may not realize how many geocaches are in your neighborhood as you geocaching you'll learn terminology, such as muggles, and more about the world around you. Explore GeoTrails in Cattaraugus County Do you know of a better way to be shown great spots in Cattaraugus County without a guide than by geocaching? In 2009, The Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County developed a trail beginning with 16 caches in various parts of the county. In 2010 the next 16 caches were revealed. Get a wooden nickel for each cache you find and a special commemorative Enchanted Mountains GeoCoin for finding all the caches. Locating a cache requires perseverance and an inquisitive nature. Do you have what it takes? Check out our geotrails: NYAGT(New York's Amish Geo Trail) Part 1 released in 2011 NYAGT Part 2 released in 2014 EMHGT Part 1 released in 2015 EMHGT Part 2 released in 2016 EMHGT Part 3 release in 2017 In no way shall the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism or the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County nor any agent, officer, employee or volunteer administrator of Cattaraugus County be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way connected with the participation of the Enchanted Mountains GeoTrails or the information provided by this project. Categorized in Autumn Spring Summer Educational Email this page Travel Guide It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!! View the visitor's guide online or request that the Enchanted Mountains guide be snail mailed to you for FREE! Related Events Allegany State Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day Amish Country Running Festival 2019 Family Feud Live at the Seneca Allegany Casino GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2019 Olean Community Theatre presents "The Year of Magical Thinking"