Big Turtle Riverbox  LbNA # 34857 (ARCHIVED)

Placed DateSep 5 2007
LocationDublin, OH
Found By Praying Mantises
Last Found Jul 21 2014
Hike Distance?
Last EditedJan 4 2016

Big Turtle Riverbox

Big Turtle Riverbox is one of ten in Dublin Arts Council's "Riverbox" series. Dublin Arts Council commissioned innovative and environmentally sensitive artists to create Riverboxes, public artworks that contain a unique, artist-made stamp, journal and information for Dublin residents and visitors to discover in parks located along the banks of the Scioto River. The selected artists created their Riverbox in response to artistic, environmental and historical information provided about these six river access sites in the City of Dublin.

Big Turtle Riverbox by Margaret McAdams was Inspired by the Huron tribe’s creation myth, found at and is located at Scioto Park, 7377 Riverside Drive, Dublin, OH 43017. Clues can be found at

Once you discover the Big Turtle Riverbox, tell us about your experience by sending us a Riverboxes postcard or by logging onto and writing in our Riverboxes guest book.

Take the Riverboxes Challenge!
Explore and discover all 10 riverboxes (artist-created vessels inspired by letterboxing and geocaching) placed throughout Dublin, Ohio parks. Visit to retrieve clues for each riverbox and to download a passport to take with you on your exploration. Upon finding each riverbox, use the artist-made stamp to mark the appropriate field on your passport. Once you’ve collected all 10 stamps, take your completed passport to Dublin Arts Center at 7125 Riverside Dr., Dublin, Ohio to conclude the Riverbox Challenge and receive your custom geocoin!

*If you prefer to complete the challenge electronically, please bring your phone to Dublin Arts Council and show us a photo of each Riverbox to complete the challenge and receive your geocoin.