Re: Lake Walter E Long Park
- Well it probably won't be until after TC07, but I will stop by here
and place a cache. I couldn't ask for a better place to fit the theme
for my cache.
--- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Perrine, Julie"
>Just place a cache and their resident geocacher will go check it out
> It's City of Austin. No permissions are required.
> Just a note: Travis County no longer requires permission either!
and tell you if he has a problem with it.
>[mailto:CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Rich and
> Have fun!
> Julie Perrine
> AMD Sales Finance
> T 512.602.7190
> F 512.602.7820
> From: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Friday, March 09, 2007 12:05 PMpermission-related reason for the lack of caches in the park, but I
> To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Lake Walter E Long Park
> I was hoping Candy would jump in here. There is a
can't remember the details.
><mailto:CentralTexasGeocachers%40yahoogroups.com> , "Jack Glantzberg"
> On 3/9/07, A Allen (SEMIK) <al_allen327@... <mailto:al_allen327@...>
> Its a fully gated park and there is an admission fee to get in. The
> park is day use only, with no overnight camping allowed. Park entry
> fee $5/vehicle Mon-Thurs; $8/vehicle weekends (I don't know if that's
> the latest pricing -- it could possibly be higher now.) I can't find
> the park hours anywhere, but I drive by there twice a day on weekdays
> and can get that for you easily. I do remember that its usually open
> during most daylight hours.
> I haven't found many people that intentionally swim in the lake -- the
> water is used to cool the nearby power plant. I haven't found what
> temperature it really is but its far from "cool" and the bottom is
> mucky due to that.
> Its mainly a fisherman's lake -- and a great place to hang out if
> you're willing to pay the carload price. They use the park for
> triathalons all the time and there's a nice broad trail around a large
> portion of the perimeter of the park.
> Matthew and I scoped the park out once and felt that geocachers would
> not be likely to pay the $8 vehicle charge for a few caches. But that
> was before we realized how often folks cache in groups here in Central
> If you want to hide one or a few in there, let Matthew and I know --
> we'll place some out there too to make it more appealing for
> geocachers to pay the entry fee. There's quite a bit of real estate
> in that park.
> Hope that helps,
> Audra and Matthew Allen
> semik and mda_taz
> --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
> <hglantzberg@> wrote:
> > I'm looking for a cache hiding spot along a pond or a lake. Is there
> > any reason why this park has no caches in it? Here are the coords of
> > the area: N 30ï¿½ 17.095 W 097ï¿½ 35.657.