How do I download geocaches to my Garmin?

How do I download geocaches to my Garmin?

Sending an Individual Geocache to a Device

  1. Connect the device to the computer.
  2. Sign in to your account on
  3. Use the search function to find geocaches.
  4. Select Map These Geocaches from the results page.
  5. Select the desired geocache from the list on the left.
  6. Select Send to Garmin.

How do I download a GPX file from geocaching?

Search for a cache on the map, toggle a geocache, and select the Download GPX button from the map preview to download the cache to your GPS or computer.

Can I use my phone as a GPS for geocaching?

Since geocaching required a GPS, Android-based smartphones are a great tool to use since you normally have them with you.

Can you geocache with a Garmin watch?

Downloading geocaches to your GPS device hasn’t always been easy. Thanks to our recent collaboration with Garmin, Premium members can now send a list of geocaches to their Garmin GPS device with the click of a button. We teamed up with Garmin on this new feature to make geocaching with your Garmin GPS easier than ever.

How do I download maps from geocaching?

Go to the Lists section in your Geocaching® app. Tap the ellipsis (…) next to the List that you want to download. Select Download Offline Data.

How accurate is geocaching?

Neither a GPS or smartphone will give you an exact position. At best, you’ll get an accuracy of 10 to 15 feet (3 to 5 meters). Obstructions can lead to an accuracy of 5 to 30 feet (6 to 10 meters) or worse.

Is GPS better than phone for geocaching?

A modern phone is just as accurate as any handheld GPSr today. Civilian GPS “accuracy” is the same for both, at around 10 feet.

What is Garmin geocache?

A geocache is a set of coordinates leading you to something that someone may want you to find or simply see, such as a container or scenic area.

Which Garmin is best for geocaching?

#1 Garmin GPSMAP 60:

  • Rugged, highly functional, best value GPS for geocaching. This Garmin GPSMAP 60 has a very large display for its size, and it is waterproof and easy to read.
  • Best value, great for beginner hikers and geocachers.
  • Lots of bells and whistles, and great if you want to use it in your car too.

Do you need a GPS for geocaching?

For geocaching, an expensive and elaborate GPS device is not necessary. At the simplest level, you will need a GPS device for which you can easily enter waypoints. A device should also be easy to use, accessible, and durable.

How do I download offline maps for geocaching?

When you download offline data for a geocache List, offline maps are automatically saved to your device….Here’s how it works:

  1. Go to the Lists section in your Geocaching® app.
  2. Tap the ellipsis (…) next to the List that you want to download.
  3. Select Download Offline Data.