Scavenger Hunt – Glacial Lakes

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 during the event season. But feel free to visit and complete the hunts from every participating park!

POINTS = ENTRIES IN WEEKLY DRAWING

  • 20 pts – For submitting this form
  • 1 pt (19 max) – For each “item” you find
  • 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!

BIRDS – Minnesota parks offer excellent birding opportunities.

#1. Bird - BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE

Woohoo! You found a chickadee!

#2. Bird - CEDAR WAXWING

Nice!

#3. Birds - PILEATED WOODPECKER

Woot woot!

#4. Birds - WOOD DUCK

What a treat to see this bird!

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

#5. Mammal - THIRTEEN-LINED GROUND SQUIRREL

Wonderful job spotting this small creature!

#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 - COYOTE (howling)

Spectacular seeing or hearing this elusive mammal!

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

#9. Wildflower - GOLDENROD

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

#10. Wildflower - NEW ENGLAND ASTER

How great! Do you see bees enjoying the nectar?

#11. Wildflower - PURPLE CONEFLOWER

Spectacular job finding this pretty flower!

#12. Wildflower - PURPLE PRAIRIE CLOVER

Super job finding this clover!

TREES – The lungs of our world

#13. Tree - BASSWOOD

Wonderful job finding this basswood!

#14. Tree - BUR OAK

Fantastic job finding the bur oak!

#15. Tree - EASTERN COTTONWOOD

Great job!

#16. Tree - SILVER MAPLE

Super, you found a silver 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 - HORSEBACK RIDER

Great job!

#19. Humans - SWIMMER

ADDITIONAL PRIZE
In addition to the weekly drawing for $20 gift card from all parks’ entries, the following prize will be drawn from all entries to this park’s hunt on Sept. 13

WILDFLOWER BOOK
Sponsored by Friends of Glacial Lakes

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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