Scavenger Hunt – Gooseberry Falls

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 - BLUE JAY

Woohoo! You found a blue jay!

#2. Bird - BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE

Woohoo! You found a chickadee!

#3. Bird - COMMON MERGANSER

Wonderful job spotting this merganser!

#4. Bird - COMMON YELLOWTHROAT

Super! You found it!

#5. Mammal - FISHER

What a rare find! That is extra special.

#6. Mammal - MINK

Good eye! Such a fun find.

#7. Mammal - RED SQUIRREL

Fabulous! Was it making noises when you saw it?

#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 - BUNCHBERRY

Isn’t this a sweet one? Nice job!

#11. Wildflower - CANADA ANEMONE

Wonderful job finding this anemone.

#12. Wildflower - HAREBELL

Great job!

#13. Tree - BALSAM FIR

Excellent job spotting this fir!

#14. Tree - QUAKING ASPEN

Great job!

#15. Tree - WHITE CEDAR

Wonderful! Can you smell it?

#16. Tree - WHITE PINE

Great! Did you count the needles in the bundle?

#17. Humans - BICYCLIST

Pedal on!

#18. Humans - DOG WALKING

Woof!

#19. Humans - PHOTOGRAPHER

Oh snap!

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