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Michigan Adventure Labs


If you are aware of an Adventure Lab Cache in Michigan that is not in the list below, please send an email with the Name, (nearest) town or city, number of "Labs" and the start coordinates, to:

Webmaster: Adventure Lab update


Lab Caches are an experimental cache type that do not require containers and can be located indoors.  Lab Caches have been associated with Mega Events until 2019, when Groundspeak offered caching organizations and a few hundred qualified geocachers to create Adventure Lab Caches.  The type is experimental and does not have a GC Code.  In order to find an Adventure Lab Cache, a specific app, called Adventure Lab, must be downloaded to a smart phone and used to navigate up to 10 "Labs".    Each correctly completed "Lab" counts as a find in your stats.

Adventure Lab Caches are currently available for a limited time only, typically six months.   Adventure Lab Caches are a variety of mystery cache intended for cache hiders to try out new innovations and ideas.   Adventure Lab Caches should definitely be considered temporary in nature, by the current definition.  Adventure Lab Caches do not appear on the Geocaching map.  The only automated way to locate them is through the app.


There is one more resource to find the locations and names of Adventure Labs.  It is a map of North America created and managed by DougyB:  North America Adventure Lab Map.

Here is MiGO's list:

Name Locale Labs Start point
Short History of Manistee Manistee 5 N44o 14.900' W86o 19.400'
Exploring Michigan's Cherry Capital Traverse City 10 N44o 45.693' W85o 37.432'
Muskegon History Tour Muskegon 5 N43o 13.950' W86o 15.500'
Grand Rapids Adventure & Exploration Grand Rapids 10 N42o 57.740' W85o 42.140'
Crystal Springs Cemetery Tour Benton Harbor 5 N42o 05.470' W86o 25.130'
Sculpture in Sterling Heights Adventure Sterling Heights 5 N42o 35.400' W83o 00.700'
Hamtramck - Following Polish Footprints Hamtramck 5 N42o 24.076' W83o 04.010'
Michigan War Dog Memorial South Lyon 5 N42o 28.561' W83o 36.822'
Fairy Doors of Ann Arbor Ann Arbor 5 N42o 16.815' W83o 44.981'
Pier Michigan Grand Haven 5 N43o 03.452' W86o 15.040'
Tip Toe Through The Tulips Holland 5 N42o 46.902' W86o 03.673'
Murals of Lansing Lansing 5 N42o 44.038' W84o 32.638'
Plymouth as I remember It Plymouth 5 N42o 22.297' W83o 28.002'
Detroit Firsts Detroit 5 N42o 19.935' W83o 02.800'
Historic Fallasburg Village Lowell 5 N42o 58.824' W85o 19.618'
Sculptured II Holland 5 N42o 47.251' W86o 06.535'
Exploring New Places - K-Zoo Kalamazoo 5 N42o 21.811' W85o 35.379'
Fantasy Forest Adventure Battle Creek 5 N42o 20.150' W85o 12.834'
GRave Yard Grand Rapids 5 N42o 56.552' W86o 39.137'
A Walking Tour of Grand Haven Grand Haven 5 N43o 04.236' W85o 13.188'
Exporing Michigan's Trout Capital Kalkaska 5 N44o 43.861' W85o 10.675'