Tips, Tricks & General Encouragement

Argh! Why isn’t this working!

Having trouble? We did too when we first started. There a lot of variables and learning to navigate the app takes some time. We encourage you to read through the information available on They talk about history of geocaching, the different kinds of caches that exist, and what to consider if you want to buy yourself a GPS unit. They even have a glossary of geocaching terms.

In the meantime, here are a few things that Linn County Conservation staff thinks might help you out:

I can’t find the right geocaching app in my app store.

The GPS just doesn’t seem like it’s working right.

I know I’m close to the cache container, but I can’t find it.

For any urgent questions, you can contact us at 319-892-6452.

Questions? Contact Us!