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cache type I380 Rest Stop Cache cache size

This cache has been retired.
Please do not look for this cache.

by welch
(Finds: 24  Score: 69)    (Hidden: 64  Score: 242.5)

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Coordinates (WGS-84 datum)
N 41° 51.944'   W 091° 40.282'
Swisher,   Iowa   52338
United States    Near By Caches

Hidden On: 15 Sept 2001
Waypoint (Landmark): N00224
Open Cache:  Personal use only
Cache type:  Normal
Cache size:   Normal

Difficulty: gps half gps (easy)
Terrain: gps (easy)

Misc: Drinking water available. There are restrooms (water closets) available Pets are allowed. Parking is available No fees!

Comments:

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Warning: Hunt this cache at your own Risk.



Easy cache, short walk, close parking. This cache is now a plastic jar.



The rest stop is a few miles south of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Interstate I-380. Its between Exits 13(Ely/Airport) and 10(Swisher).



To get to the cache from the airport, head east 1.6mi. on wright brother blvd. Get on I380 heading south at exit 13, 1.4mi to the cache, another 1.3 to exit 10, swing around to head north back to exit 13 and the airport.
total distance about 8.6miles.



For more on geocaching in Eastern Iowa, vist the Eastern Iowa Geocachers Association home page.

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Note 10 Jul 2004 by  welch  (Finds: 24  Score: 69)    (Hidden: 64  Score: 242.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

spur trail forming, cache removed. not sure if it will be replaced or not.

Note 07 Jun 2004 by  welch  (Finds: 24  Score: 69)    (Hidden: 64  Score: 242.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

finally got a slightly bigger LandL, swapped today.

I found it! 28 Feb 2004 by  krofam  (Finds: 1  Score: 2.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Nice spring type day...time to resume caching (fair weather cacher). Took my grandchildren on this one...they really liked the pokeman stickers. Cach was in good shape after the long winter.

Note 10 Jan 2004 by  Barthonis  (Finds: 32  Score: 123.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Stopped by here on my way to the Cache for Coffee meet-n-greet event cache in Iowa City. Grabbed Felix the Lucky Cat TB and headed out. Cache container still in dry and well camo'd condition.
TFTC

Note 27 Dec 2003 by  Barthonis  (Finds: 32  Score: 123.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Eleventh cache I attempted while down in the Cedar Rapids / Iowa City area today. Found this one around 3:15pm today. Took the Stimpy and United We Stand TBs and left the Alaska or Bust! TB in the cache. Hopefully by leaving it so close to the airport, Alaska Airlines will start flying into Cedar Rapids!!!
Thanks for the cache.

I found it! 26 Aug 2003 by  Barthonis  (Finds: 32  Score: 123.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Second of 5 for the day on our way from Waterloo to the Quad Cities for a little mid-week vacation.
Stopped around 12:30, heat was bad but mosquitoes were no where to be found.
We had just pulled into the rest stop when the lawn care crew pulled in and started mowing! Was aweful nice of them to mow the path down for us.

Left Glug the Travel Mug Travel Bug, and O-Whistle the Travel Bug here. Took the wood and metal desk pen holder.

I found it! 12 Jul 2003 by  flying scotsman und frau  (Finds: 1  Score: 2.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

easy find - but use caution there are wild parsnip plants in the area- bad new for exposed skin!

T - nothing
L - Seattle or bust TB

I found it! 13 Apr 2003 by  Hapslappy & DakotaBear  (Finds: 12  Score: 52.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Cool cache. Easy to find. We took the Yoda Star Wars thing and left a rubber ducky.

I found it! 26 Mar 2003 by  WindChill  (Finds: 31  Score: 118.5)    (Hidden: 5  Score: 21)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Pass by here every day on the way to work, finally decided to stop. A few cars in the lot so I took the long way to the cache by strolling around and looking at the trees. Cache was in good shape, TNLN.
[Modified 2003-10-10 12:50:48]

I found it! 08 Jan 2003 by  GACCAP  (Finds: 1  Score: 2.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Rather easy to find, except I was hunting in the dark. There is a nice path at the North end that makes it easy to reach the cache except for the last 100 feet or so. This is one place where being short would really have helped. Container lid is cracked so I placed so the rain/snow would not get inside.

I found it! 05 Oct 2002 by  s10  (Finds: 23  Score: 73.5)    (Hidden: 6  Score: 16.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Easy cache,took cat left magnet @ yoyo.

I found it! 20 Apr 2002 by  Road Kill  (Finds: 54  Score: 244.5)    (Hidden: 11  Score: 55)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Road Kill was here. A Western New Yorker in Cedar Rapids on business with a weekend to go caching. I had to hit this easy one but found things a little damp. I dried the container out the best I could and swapped out a dollar bill and left my sunglasses and a 6 in 1 game set. Dog A, Skywatch, Tackle box & Cindy's secret were other caches I did this day. Road Kill is Grinning.

It is certainly nice to have all your caches here at Navicache.


 

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