Scavenger Hunt – Lashbrook

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!

BIRDS – Minnesota parks offer excellent birding opportunities.

#1. Bird - BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE

Woohoo! You found a chickadee!

#2. Birds - NORTHERN CARDINAL

Lovely–cardinals are fun to see!

#3. Bird - DOWNY or HAIRY WOODPECKER

Great job finding this one!

#4. Bird - EASTERN BLUEBIRD

Nice job finding a bluebird!

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

#5. Mammal - CHIPMUNK

Oh, lucky! These are fun to spot.

#6. Mammal - RED SQUIRREL

Fabulous! Was it making noises when you saw it?

#7. Mammal - WHITETAIL DEER

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

#8. Mammal - RACCOON

Great job!

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

#9. Wildflower - CARDINAL

Nice job finding this flower! Isn’t it spectacularly red.

#10. Wildflower - GOLDENROD

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

#11. Wildflower - JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT

Great job–These can be hidden in plain sight!

#12. Wildflower - JOE-PYE WEED

Super job finding the Joe-Pye Weed!

TREES – The lungs of our world

#13. Tree - BASSWOOD

Wonderful job finding this basswood!

#14. Tree - EASTERN COTTONWOOD

Great job!

#15. Tree - RED OAK

Super!

#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 - BIRDWATCHER

Wonder what they see?

#18. Humans - DOG WALKING

Woof!

#19. Humans - HIKER

Great, you saw a hiker!

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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 Facebook and Instagram pages. 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!

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council’s 2021 Scavenger Hunt! We will announce the winner of the weekly drawing on our Facebook and Instagram pages. 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!