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A Letterboxing Community

New to letterboxing?

Letterboxing combines artistic ability with "treasure-hunts" in parks, forests, and cities around the world. Participants seek out hidden letterboxes by cracking codes and following clues. The prize: an image from a miniature piece of art known as a rubber stamp—usually a unique, hand-carved creation.

Finding a Letterbox

Letterboxers stamp their discoveries in a personal journal, then use their own rubber stamp, called a signature stamp, to stamp into the letterbox's logbook.

Atlas Quest started as a set of tools for letterboxers, but has grown into a community of letterboxers. Pull up a chair, meet new friends, and dig into letterboxing.

Carving a Stamp
Also consider picking up a copy of The Letterboxer's Companion which has everything a budding letterboxer needs to know!

What's new on AQ?

Newest Letterboxes

  1. A Village of Friends Ballston Spa, NY
  2. Somerset Butterfly Jackman, ME
  3. So Many Roads! Ballston Lake, NY
  4. Wizardry Castle Las Vegas, NV
  5. Choices?! Iowa City, IA
  6. Pushing Up Daisies #122 Canaan, CT
  7. Four Corners, one LONG road trip San Juan County, NM
  8. Fall Colors at Camp Woodsmoke TRAIL 3 Clarksburg, IN
  9. To Honduras From CO Purple Mountain Majestical Greetings Coxen Hole, Bay Islands, Honduras
  10. Searching Peli Galveston, TX
  11. Haiku: Frog
  12. Dracula: Gary Oldman Ramsey County, MN
  13. Safari Man's 2nd SOHT Trail Chillicothe, OH
  14. Permanent Haunted Trail Chillicothe, OH
  15. Ahoy Matey Chillicothe, OH
Box Friendly
Found a letterbox by accident? Need to contact a member? Use our Contact Member page.
Using a mobile device? Try the mobile friendly version of AQ! (Okay, to be honest, mobile friendlier!)

Location-Based Search


Walking 4 Fun

Check out Green Tortuga's newest website!

  1. Track your daily walking, jogging or hiking
  2. Enter your mileage into
  3. Follow your progress as if you hiked one of several world-famous trails!
Trail Photo