Visit Camp Floyd Stagecoach Inn State Park and Museum on Saturday, March 24 anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for a geocache treasure hunt. The high-tech hunt takes visitors to various historic sites within the park. Visitors who complete the treasure hunt will be awarded a special prize.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own GPS units. However, units and instructions are available if needed, and park employees are available to assist. Visitors will be given the coordinates to the first cache and each subsequent cache will provide the next coordinates.
The geocache treasure hunt is included with paid admission of $2 per person or $6 per family. Hamburgers, chips, hot dogs, and drinks are available for purchase between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. with proceeds supporting the programs and activities of Utah State Parks.
Camp Floyd was established in 1858 to quell a Mormon rebellion, which never took place. Soldiers were stationed here until they were recalled to the Civil War in 1861. Today, the park and museum tells the story of this historic event.
Camp Floyd State Park is located in the town of Fairfield, 22 miles southwest of Lehi on Highway 73. The park and museum are open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information please call 801-768-8932.