Scavenger Hunt – Beaver Creek Valley

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. Birds - RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD

Nice job!

#2. Bird - BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE

Woohoo! You found a chickadee!

#3. Birds - NORTHERN CARDINAL

Lovely–cardinals are fun to see!

#4. Birds - INDIGO BUNTING

Amazing! This are truly a remarkable find!

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

#5. Mammal - CHIPMUNK

Oh, lucky! These are fun to spot.

#6. Mammal - BEAVER (or signs of)

Woohoo, you found a creature that plays an important role in Minnesota’s wetland ecosystem.

#7. Mammal - RACCOON

Great job!

#8. Butterfly - GREAT SPANGLED FRITILLARY

Nice job spotting this butterfly!

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

#9. Wildflower - HAREBELL

Great job!

#10. Wildflower - JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT

Great job–These can be hidden in plain sight!

#11. Wildflower - JEWELWEED

Nice job! Were you able to see the exploding pods?

#12. Wildflower - JOE-PYE WEED

Super job finding the Joe-Pye Weed!

TREES – The lungs of our world

#13. Tree - BASSWOOD

Wonderful job finding this basswood!

#14. Tree - EASTERN COTTONWOOD

Great job!

#15. Tree - SILVER MAPLE

Super, you found a silver maple!

#16. Tree - WHITE OAK

Fabulous! Do you see any acorns?

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

#17. Humans - BIRDWATCHER

Wonder what they see?

#18. Humans - FLY FISHERS

Isn’t it mesmerizing watching them cast?

#19. Humans - HIKER

Great, you saw a hiker!

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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