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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?

Eclipse glasses
Eclipse glasses are now in the AQ Marketplace! Be ready for the first total solar eclipse to hit the contiguous United States in 40 years on August 21st!

Newest Letterboxes

  1. Welcome to Big Stone Gap Big Stone Gap, VA
  2. Butterfly Garden Big Stone Gap, VA
  3. Go U! Big Stone Gap, VA
  4. Duff Academy Big Stone Gap, VA
  5. Happy 4th of July Placeholders Penfield, NY
  6. Winter is Coming, House Lannister Waverton, New South Wales, Australia
  7. Louisiana Quarter New Orleans, LA
  8. Irish Dance Shoes West Bend, WI
  9. Flashlove Walnut Grove, CA
  10. Heidi Takes A Train Ride (2 Boxes) Delafield, WI
  11. Road Trip to Desi's Closet
  12. sci di fondo Santa Fe, NM
  13. Where the Horses Run Wild Saratoga Springs, NY
  14. PAL DAY 2016: Part One - The Goldfish Ulster County, NY
  15. The Magnificent World of H.G> Wells vol. 2 Pine City, MN
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