Cracking The Secret

Josh travels all over the US to find the treasures featured in The Secret, a cryptic book published in the 1980s. He meets with members of the book's cult following, who each think they're on the verge of finding one of the 10 remaining treasures.

October 28, 2019

Josh and Coy Lothrop read the plaques of a removed monument in the Municipal Warehouse of Charleston, South Carolina.

Directors of Photography, Evan B. Stone and Brian Weed film Josh, Coy Lothrop, and Matt West as they probe for treasure in Charleston, South Carolina.

Josh, Coy Lothrop, and Matt West look for one of The Secret’s treasures at White Point Gardens in Charleston, South Carolina.

The South Carolina flag flies at White Point Gardens in Charleston where Josh and Coy Lothrop look for one of The Secret’s treasures.

Josh Gates reviews The Secret book in Chicago with treasure finders Eric Gasiorowski, left, and Rob Wrobel.

Josh Gates with treasure hunter James Renner in Milwaukee.

The Bay Bridge in San Francisco, California, where Josh searches for one of the treasures from the book The Secret.

Josh, Dustin, and Diedra read Byron Preiss’ book The Secret in Golden Gate Park of San Francisco, California.

Josh meets with Dustin and Diedra White in Golden Gate Park of San Francisco, California to hear their theory for where The Secret’s treasure is.

Josh and Stanley Choi look at the photos from the fake Secret treasure find in Golden Gate Park of San Francisco, California.

Josh drives a DeLorean dressed up like Marty McFly in Back to the Future as he visits the City College of San Francisco.

Josh Gates searches for a treasure from the book The Secret in Golden Gate Park of San Francisco, California.

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