Scavenger Hunt – Grand Portage

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 - BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE

Woohoo! You found a chickadee!

#2. Bird - DOWNY or HAIRY WOODPECKER

Great job finding this one!

#3. Birds - NORTHERN PARULA WARBLER

Amazing! This is a unique bird to spot.

#4. Birds - RUFFED GROUSE

Wow! Good eye finding this secretive bird.

#5. Mammal - BEAVER

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

#6. Mammal - MOOSE

Stupendous! Moose have rather poor eyesight, but acute senses of smell and hearing.

#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 - BUNCHBERRY

Isn’t this a sweet one? Nice job!

#10. Wildflower - CANADA ANEMONE

Wonderful job finding this anemone.

#11. Wildflower - HAREBELL

Great job!

#12. Wildflower - THIMBLEBERRY

Reward time! If you see any berries you can eat them in the parks–just don’t collect the flower part, that needs to stay.

#13. Tree - PAPER BIRCH

Great job!

#14. Tree - QUAKING ASPEN

Great job!

#15. Tree - WHITE CEDAR

Wonderful! Can you smell it?

#16. Tree - WHITE SPRUCE

Great job! Can you smell the needles? Some people think they have a bit of an odor.

#17. Humans - BIRDWATCHER

Wonder what they see?

#18. Humans - DOG WALKING

Woof!

#19. Humans - PHOTOGRAPHER

Oh snap!

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