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
RULES AND PRIZE DRAWINGS
Submit this form to be entered in our weekly drawing for a $20 gift card to Minnesota State Parks. Anyone from age 1-100+ may participate, but for participants age 12 and under, a parent/guardian will need to submit the form. Entrants are limited to one hunt per park or trail during the event season. But feel free to do them all!
POINTS = ENTRIES IN WEEKLY DRAWING
20 pts – For submitting this form
1 pt (19 max) – For each “item” you find
20 pts – For sharing an Instagram photo of your adventure
5 pts (10 max) – For each child age 12 and under who participates with you
“The real source of inner joy is to remain truthful and honest.”
Good luck and happy hunting!
#1. Bird - BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE
Woohoo! You found a chickadee!
#2. Bird - GREAT BLUE HERON
Woohoo–you found it, nice job!
#3. Birds - NORTHERN FLICKER
How great to spot this unique bird that’s in the woodpecker family.
#4. Birds - RUFFED GROUSE
Wow! Good eye finding this secretive bird.
#5. Mammal - BLACK BEAR
So special to see a black bear. Stay safe and stay back.
#6. Mammal - RED SQUIRREL
Fabulous! Was it making noises when you saw it?
#7. Mammal - RIVER OTTER
How great to spot an otter! Did you know that after an absence of more than a century, their range is again extending into southern Minnesota.
#8. Mammal - WHITETAIL DEER
Nice job! Isn’t it amazing how quiet they can be.
#9. Wildflower - BUNCHBERRY
Isn’t this a sweet one? Nice job!
#10. Wildflower - HAREBELL
#11. Wildflower - JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT
Great job–These can be hidden in plain sight!
#12. Wildflower - SWAMP MILKWEED
Nice job! Have butterflies found it too?
#13. Tree - BALSAM FIR
Excellent job spotting this fir!
#14. Tree - PAPER BIRCH
#15. Tree - RED PINE
Great job finding the red pine!
#16. Tree - WHITE PINE
Great! Did you count the needles in the bundle?
#17. Humans - ANGLER
Does it look like their catching anything?
#18. Humans - CANOEIST or KAYAKER
Great! What a fun way to explore the park!
#19. Humans - SWIMMER
Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota
275 4th St E, Suite 250
St. Paul MN 55101-1626
651-726-2457 or 800-944-0707