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The official City of Peterborough crest in colour. Free in Peterborough is a resource guide for activities to do, and places to see in Peterborough and area.  If you are interested in posting anything on this website please call the City of Peterborough's Recreation Department at (705) 742-7777 x1836.

Geocaching - (pronounced geo-cashing)

Man on mountain hiking.Geocaching is an awesome adventure game for GPS users; you get to go on a treasure hunt! Hidden "caches" have been set up all over the world. Cache locations are posted on the internet at GPS users download and use the location coordinates posted on the website to find the physical location of a cache. The cache is a water-proof container that's full of items to trade - anything from stickers and trinkets to bandages. You never know what you'll find! The rule is simple: if you take something from the cache, you must leave something in its place. There are MANY caches set up in the Peterborough area. How many can you find?