Scavenger Hunt – Bear Head Lake

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

Great job!

#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

Great job!

#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

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