Geocaching is a great family activity to do in an Alabama State Park!

The rules are simple:

  • Set up a free account on
  • Choose a cache to find and enter the latitude and longitude coordinates into your GPS receiver
  • Find the cache
  • Sign the logbook and trade items if you want

Report your find online 

Alabama State Parks Geocache Policy and Permit

Caches are allowed in Alabama State Parks with the permission of the park manager.



Download the Alabama State Parks Geocaching Policy

Download the Alabama State Parks Geocaching Permit

Geocache Locations

Currently, geocaches are hidden in several state parks. Entrance fees may be required at some parks. To find a cache in each of the following parks, search by the appropriate zip code at


Bladon Springs – 36919

Buck’s Pocket – 35975

Cathedral Caverns * – 35776

Cheaha State Park – 36258

Chewacla – 36830

Chickasaw – 36742

Desoto – 35967

Frank Jackson - 36467

Gulf * - 36542

Lake Guntersville - 35976

Joe Wheeler - 35652

Lake Lurleen – 35452

Lakepoint -36027

Meaher – 36527

Monte Sano - 35801

Oak Mountain - 35124

Rickwood Caverns - 35180

Wind Creek - 35010

* Marked parks have an EarthCache. An EarthCache site is a special place that people can visit to learn about a unique geoscience feature or aspect of our Earth. Visitors to EarthCache sites can see how our planet has been shaped by geological processes, how we manage the resources and how scientists gather evidence to learn about the Earth.