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Version: 1.4
Price: Free
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Dogs are permitted Bicycles are permitted Handicap Accessible Stroller Accessible Accessible by public transit Public restrooms available Recommended for kids Available at all times


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Wherigo at the Commercial Slip 

  • Average Rating: 4.5 stars
  • Created by: MickEMT
  • Submitted by: Premium Member MickEMT
  • Start at:  N 42° 52.688 W 078° 52.778
  • Location: New York, United States
  • Play Time: Less than 1 hour
  • Date Added: 6/24/2009 2:54 PM
  • Last Updated: 9/16/2012 7:02 AM
  • Downloads: 407
  • Completions: 29

A Wherigo tour of Buffalo's Commercial Slip historic area. NOTE Be sure to use the most current version of the cartridge, currently version 1.4

About This Cartridge

A guided tour of the restored area of Buffalo's Commercial Slip, the Western terminus of the original Erie Canal. You will need a pen or pencil to write down your completion code at the end of the cartridge. 

Starting Location

Near the Sail of the nuclear submarine U.S.S. Boston SSN 703, Sister ship to the U.S.S. Buffalo SSN 715 

Recent Cartridge Logs:

Groundspeak Premium Member crumpj7 played it on 8/2/2014

Rating: 4 stars

Thanks for the experience. I learned a lot. It was a beautiful day to this. I looked in the final spot for the log book, but it seems to be missing. With the amount of muggles about I'm not surprised.


Groundspeak Premium Member kcepenn played it on 4/13/2014

Rating: 4 stars

We had tried this cartridge with our original Garmin Oregon several times and we just couldn't make it work. We got a refurished Oregon and it seemed to work better so we finally got this DNF off our list. Thanks.


Groundspeak Premium Member car2 played it on 9/14/2013

Rating: 5 stars

I have been waiting to do this one ever since I finished the Buffalo Naval Park Wherigo Cache. I was a little worried when I arrived this afternoon and found that the Marine Park was packed with people. As it turned out I had no trouble playing the game and learning a great deal in the process. I did have one unfortunate problem though, when I got to the final I found that I could not retrieve the cache to sign the log. Just my luck that they set up the beer tent right next to the final, I decided to look for the cache any ways and had spotted its hiding spot when I noticed the grill chef watching me every now and then. I thought I would still give it a shot when the Event Security started patrolling in the area so I decided for the sake of the cache I would wait until the next time I am in Buffalo to retrieve the cache to sign the log.


Groundspeak Premium Member shopkprbass played it on 8/19/2013

Rating: 5 stars

Great job on this one, Mick. We came downtown for a special dinner today, so I figured this would be a great opportunity to play this WHERIGO activity, and take a tour of the Commercial Slip area while down here. Knowing the problems now with the Garmin 450T shutting down during these WHERIGO's, we got smart, and saved the activity after each completed zone. This way we were able to quickly reload the saved game and continue on. We learned lots of neat facts about the area's development through your cartridge. We had no problem locating the final cache at the end. Thanks for all the work you put into this one, and by making it so interesting to go through!


Groundspeak Premium Member xoxochula played it on 4/18/2013

Rating: 4 stars

Completed this with my sister, but the completion code isn't being accepted for some reason. Maybe I wrote it down wrong :(


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