Scavenger Hunt – Charles A. Lindbergh

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 - AMERICAN GOLDFINCH

Nice job finding a goldfinch! While fairly common, they are a treat anytime you see them.

#2. Bird - DOWNY or HAIRY WOODPECKER

Great job finding this one!

#3. Bird - GREAT BLUE HERON

Woohoo–you found it, nice job!

#4. Bird - MALLARD

Nice job!

#5. Mammal - BEAVER

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

#6. Mammal - GRAY SQUIRREL

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

#7. Mammal - RACCOON

Great job!

#8. Mammal - WHITETAIL DEER

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

#9. Wildflower - COLUMBINE

Great! Look closely to see the fine details on this flower.

#10. Wildflower - GOLDENROD

Yes! This is a very common flower that’s important for pollinators.

#11. Wildflower - PURPLE CONEFLOWER

Spectacular job finding this pretty flower!

#12. Wildflower - WILD BERGAMOT

Incredible job finding the bergamot, which also is called beebalm.

#13. Tree - BUR OAK

Fantastic job finding the bur oak!

#14. Tree - QUAKING ASPEN

Great job!

#15. Tree - RED CEDAR

Tremendous!

#16. Tree - WHITE PINE

Great! Did you count the needles in the bundle?

#17. Humans - CANOEIST or KAYAKER

Great! What a fun way to explore the park!

#18. Humans - DOG WALKING

Woof!

#19. Humans - HIKER

Great, you saw a hiker!

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