Symbol for a Geocaching Event

Geocaching Event

The short answer:

CITO is an acronym for Cache In and Trash Out.

The long answer:

A CITO is a social event for geocachers. Geocachers have several mottoes. Of those mottoes, the most sacred it probably Leave No Trace.

CITOs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are often hosted by city and state parks. The event is posted on Geocachers who wish to support the community while caching post a “will attend.” At the event, the hosts provide trash bags. As caches are sought, trash is picked up.

A CITO event is typically about three hours long. Earth Day is celebrated with a CITO.


In case you’re curious, I have no idea of how to pronounce CITO. All I know is that I love participating!


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