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Heritage Hotel - OU01F7

 Heritage Hotel in Heritage Park in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Hidden by  DougPeterson

N 42° 28.697' W 83° 23.114' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > Michigan
 Cache Type: Traditional
 Size: Large
 Status: Archived
 Date Hidden: 20 December 2010
 Date Created: 20 December 2010
 Last Modified: 12 May 2013
 Waypoint: OU01F7


{{found}} 2 x Found
{{not_found}} 0 x Did Not Find
{{comment}} 1 Comments
0 Notes
0 Watchers
1826 Visitors
2 x Rated
Rated as: N/A
GeoKrety History

Available Maps: Opencaching,Google Maps

Cache Attributes

Kid Friendly Available in Winter In the Woods Limited Hours Listed on OCNA Only 

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Description   EN   

This is a travelers cache, the Heritage Hotel.  It is a cozy but elegant cache.  It is a little small compared to full size ammo containers but it should be spacious enough for any travelers.  Consider it a small large container.  It has been made from a 2.4 liter HPL323 Lock & Lock container that has been camo painted. 

It is located in the 169 acre Heritage Park in Farmington Hills, one of my local favorite parks.  There are plenty of trails to explore that will take you away from the main and occupied parts of the park.  The part of the park where this cache is located also has the play area, sprayscape and hockey rink (roller in summer, ice in winter.) The hours are dawn to dusk with the one park gate which is locked when the park is closed.  The park is accessed from Farmington Road.

The cache is located off of a side trail off the main trail around a bend, past or south of the cache coordinates.  The side trail is discernible in winter.  In the winter it will be a little more exposed but if you freeze like a deer or crouch like a rabbit there shouldn't be any problems.  The cache should be accessible with some snow on the ground.  If there is heavy snow, it may not be.  Please restore the cache hiding place after you are done visiting.

We have started the hotel in business by including two GeoKrety travelers my ten year-old daughter put together:

Little Angel:

Head to the Beach:


First To Find: Cyclops


Additional Waypoints

 Symbol   Type   Coordinates  Description
Parking AreaN 42° 28.730'
W 83° 22.931'
 Nearest parking area to the trailhead 

Additional Hints   Decrypt

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 Head to the Beach - Total Distance: 0 km




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Log Entries    {{found}} 2x {{not_found}} 0x {{comment}} 1x      New Log Entry

9 12 May 2013 DougPeterson Cache archived

Cache was archived.

3 12 May 2013 DougPeterson Comment

I had hoped this would receive a little more activity.  This is the only cache container I have of this kind.  Unfortunately it was too close to GC caches that have been placed to try to cross post it.  I have removed the container and may try to find a new location to place it.

1 12 October 2011 band of hawks Found it

had time to do this cache today. great park. good hide. sl. took little angel, left nothing. tftc

1 22 December 2010 Cyclops Found it

Out today for some caching and then to end up at the Meet at the Coffee Shop 27: The Winter Solstice event in South Lyon.  I was in this park a couple of weeks ago when I made a mistake with a multi cache.  Some kids were enjoying the hill with their sleds and snow boards.  I really liked the snowmen that I found near the cache.  Another cold and cloudy day.  TNLN  TFTC