Scavenger Hunt – Father Hennepin

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. Bird - BLUE JAY

Woohoo! You found a blue jay!

#2. Bird - BALD EAGLE

Woohoo, you found a bald eagle!

#3. Birds - RED-TAILED HAWK

What a majestic bird!

#4. Birds - RUFFED GROUSE

Wow! Good eye finding this secretive bird.

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

#5. Mammal - CHIPMUNK

Oh, lucky! These are fun to spot.

#6. Mammal - WHITETAIL DEER

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

#7. Mammal - BEAVER (or signs of)

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

#8. Mammal - MINK

Good eye! Such a fun find.

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

#9. Wildflower - BUNCHBERRY

Isn’t this a sweet one? Nice job!

#10. Wildflower - COMMON MILKWEED

Wonderful! Now, look closely for the green and yellow caterpillars of the monarch.

#11. Wildflower - GHOST PIPES

Great! You were clearly paying attention to the ground-level to see this one.

#12. Wildflower - GOLDENROD

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

TREES – The lungs of our world

#13. Tree - QUAKING ASPEN

Great job!

#14. Tree - RED OAK

Super!

#15. Tree - RED PINE

Great job finding the red pine!

#16. Tree - SUGAR MAPLE

Wonderful, you found a sugar maple!

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

#17. Humans - ANGLER

Does it look like their catching anything?

#18. Humans - HIKER

Great, you saw a hiker!

#19. Humans - SWIMMER

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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