In the spirit of Hernando DeSoto's expedition you can explore the wilds of DeSoto State Park on a quest to locate points of interest.
DeSoto's GPS Quest is a game of hide-and-seek using a GPS unit to find markers located throughout the park. Find the markers and record the letter on your scorecard. Once completed, visit this website and enter the correct letters to print your certificate of completion.
Ready to get started?
Download the Getting Started Guide(pdf)
to get full instructions.
DeSoto's GPS Quest was a VIP (Volunteers in Parks) project.
Special Thanks to:
Brian & Emily Geiger – Quest & Course Development
Chris Davis - Quest & Course Development
Johnny Kyles – Artwork & Quest Development
Chuck Holbrook, Fort Payne Steel – Marker Development
Graphic Designs, Fort Payne, Alabama – Marker Development
Alabama Department of Transportation – Marker Development
DeSoto State Park Staff