Geocaching with Capt. TailWagger

Come along with Capt. TailWagger and me as we explore the world through geocaching

More than 3 million geocaches are waiting to be found worldwide. Geocaching can take you to a historic site like the Old North Church in Boston or to a state park in Northeast Indiana. Come along with Capt. TailWagger and me as set out to find some of those 3 million geocaches.

  • A little about me

    August 25, 2019 by

    We chose the name Teamtailwagger because our dog at the time, Domino, had won a contest as the best tailwagging dog in the city. Domino, who looked like a small Dalmation, passed away Oct. 30, 2018, at age 18. On April 11, 2017, Kinsler, a German shorthair pointer, came to live with us. On the… Read more

  • Happy birthday, Geocaching

    May 4, 2020 by

    Sunday marked the 20th anniversary of the hiding of what is considered to be the first geocache. On May 2, 2000, the U.S. government ended selective availability on the Global Positioning System, which allowed civilians to have accuracy on their GPS readers to within 30 feet. Dave Ulmer buried what he called the first GPS… Read more

  • 20th anniversary on hold

    April 22, 2020 by

    This year is supposed to be a big year for geocaching. Geocaching turns 20 in a few days. According to a 2017 Geocaching HQ blog: On May 2, 2000, just past midnight, the U.S government discontinued its use of Selective Availability in order to make GPS more responsive to civil and commercial users worldwide. Twenty-four… Read more

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