Mississippi Geocachers Association
Mississippi Blues Trail Geocaching Challenge
This project is a joint venture of the following organizations:
- Mississippi Blues Commission
- Mississippi Geocachers Association (MSGA)
- Mississippi Bureau of Tourism (special thanks to the current director, Michael Jones)
Click to visit the MS Tourism site Official MS Blues Trail website
The Mississippi Blues Trail was established by the Mississippi Bureau of Tourism to recognize the unique connection our state has with a style of music known as the "Mississippi Blues" or simply "the Blues." Many musicians acquired fame, and for some fortune, playing this style of music. The MBT decided to recognize these artists and their beginnings here in Mississippi.
The MBT divided the state into five basic regions where Blues Trail markers are placed.
These markers are in places of historical significance to the blues music heritage. Each marker tells about a specific piece of that history. The vast majority of these markers are in the Delta region in the northwest part of the state.
This challenge involves visiting those historical MS Blues Trail markers scattered out around the state of Mississippi...and even beyond.
Participating cities include : Tupelo,Columbus,Jackson,Holly Springs,Cleveland,Clarksdale,University of Mississippi,Aberdeen,Meridian,Vickburg...
At or near many of these markers there is a geocache hidden. Your quest is to visit these markers and find the geocaches associated with them.
Some of the requirements involve finding caches located near the markers. Following completion of the requirements, the final cache must be found and logged to complete the challenge.
At the listed coords you will find ammo can; however you MUST complete the challenge requirements listed below for it to quality as a legitimate find. Logs posted as found without verification of challenge completion are subject to log deletion.
Requirements for Completing the Challenge
1. You must find at least 50 Mississippi Blues Trail Geocaches within the state.
Here is a bookmark link to the current blues trail caches -Mississippi Blues Caches
We hope your ventures along the way
to completion of this challenge are both
memorable and rewarding!