Name: NYS Thruway Cache A Day #7
Region: New York
WGS84: N42° 38.163 W078° 59.494
|Cache type: regular,micro
|Environment: safe,placed without permission,public,free,24x7,parking,handicap access,not commercial
|Average rating: not enough logs to calculate
|Other ratings: Handicaching
There was room for one more cache at the Angola Service center on
interstate 90, so I decided to place one more for our traveling
You may be able to park within feet of this one if you are
It's a bit of a walk from the eastbound side over the bridge, but
there are two caches on this side.
Be careful if you have children with you, there are trucks
and cars very close to the cache!
Make sure to bring your own fine writing instrument.
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