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. Birds - RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD
#2. Birds - SCARLET TANAGER
What a lucky find!
#3. Birds - TURKEY VULTURE
Of course you found it! They are such a common bird.
#4. Birds - YELLOW WARBLER
#5. Mammal - BEAVER
Woohoo, you found a creature that plays an important role in Minnesota’s wetland ecosystem.
#6. Mammal - CHIPMUNK
Oh, lucky! These are fun to spot.
#7. Mammal - RED FOX
Amazing that you found such an elusive creature!
#8. Mammal - WHITETAIL DEER
Nice job! Isn’t it amazing how quiet they can be.
#9. Wildflower - BLUE VERVAIN
Wonderful! Look for bees and butterflies enjoying this plant.
#10. Wildflower - COMMON MILKWEED
Wonderful! Now, look closely for the green and yellow caterpillars of the monarch.
#11. Wildflower - PLAINS PRICKLY PEAR CACTUS
Amazing! That is quite the find!
#12. Wildflower - PURPLE CONEFLOWER
Spectacular job finding this pretty flower!
#13. Tree - BITTERNUT HICKORY
#14. Tree - BUR OAK
Fantastic job finding the bur oak!
#15. Tree - EASTERN COTTONWOOD
#16. Tree - HACKBERRY
Lovely! You found a hackberry!
#17. Humans - DOG WALKING
#18. Humans - HIKER
Great, you saw a hiker!
#19. Humans - ROCK CLIMBER
Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota
275 4th St E, Suite 250
St. Paul MN 55101-1626
651-726-2457 or 800-944-0707