Scavenger Hunt – Afton

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota’s All-Ages Scavenger Hunt!

You are tasked with finding as many of the specific “items” listed below as you can, which are grouped into these categories:
◎  Birds  ◎  Mammals  ◎  Wildflowers  ◎  Trees  ◎  Humans

The prize drawing is completed for 2021.

But, please feel free to enjoy the hunt.

BIRDS – Minnesota parks offer excellent birding opportunities.

#1. Bird - GREAT BLUE HERON

Woohoo–you found it, nice job!

#2. Bird - EASTERN BLUEBIRD

Nice job finding a bluebird!

#3. Birds - MEADOWLARK

Yippee! Aren’t these birds fun to see?

#4. Birds - RED-TAILED HAWK

What a majestic bird!

MAMMALS – Many mammals are hiding out there–can you find them?

#5. Mammal - GRAY SQUIRREL

Nice job! Did you know squirrels sometimes pretend to bury a nut to throw off potential thieves.

#6. Mammal - WHITETAIL DEER

Nice job! Isn’t it amazing how quiet they can be.

#7. Mammal - RACCOON

Great job!

#8. Mammal - RED FOX

Amazing that you found such an elusive creature!

WILDFLOWERS — nature’s artwork, these flowers are important part of the ecosystem.

#9. Wildflower - BUTTERFLY WEED

Excellent eye!

#10. Wildflower - COMMON MILKWEED

Wonderful! Now, look closely for the green and yellow caterpillars of the monarch.

#11. Wildflower - LEAD PLANT

Wonderful! Aren’t those leaves interesting

#12. Wildflower - WHITE INDIGO

TREES – The lungs of our world

#13. Tree - BUR OAK

Fantastic job finding the bur oak!

#14. Tree - QUAKING ASPEN

Great job!

#15. Tree - RED OAK

Super!

#16. Tree - RIVER BIRCH

Nice job finding River Birch!

HUMANS – Yes, we are mammals, but we do very unique activities, don’t we?

#17. Humans - ANGLER

Does it look like their catching anything?

#18. Humans - HORSEBACK RIDER

Great job!

#19. Humans - SWIMMER

ADDITIONAL PRIZE
In addition to the weekly drawing for $20 gift card from all parks’ entries, the following prize will be drawn from all entries to this park’s hunt on Sept. 13

PAIR OF SNOWSHOES
sponsored by North Star Ski Touring Club

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Results

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council’s 2021 Scavenger Hunt! We will announce the winner of the weekly drawing on our website. If you are the winner, we will notify you by email and send the gift card to the address listed in the form.

Best of luck!

We hope you’ll stay connected with us on Facebook and Instagram

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council’s 2021 Scavenger Hunt! We will announce the winner of the weekly drawing on our website. If you are the winner, we will notify you by email and send the gift card to the address listed in the form.

Best of luck!

We hope you’ll stay connected with us on Facebook and Instagram