Scavenger Hunt – Maplewood

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 - CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER

Amazing–how lucky you are to have spotted this bird!

#3. Bird - COMMON LOON

We all LOVE loons, don’t we? Hopefully you also got to hear it making its call.

#4. Birds - WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH

Great! Hopefully you got to see it hopping down a tree!

#5. Mammal - BEAVER

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

#6. Mammal - CHIPMUNK

Oh, lucky! These are fun to spot.

#7. Mammal - COTTONTAIL

Fabulous job spotting the cottontail. Did you notice its white tail?

#8. Mammal - RED FOX

Amazing that you found such an elusive creature!

#9. Wildflower - COMMON MILKWEED

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

#10. Wildflower - GIANT SUNFLOWER

Wonderful job finding this sunflower!

#11. Wildflower - PURPLE CONEFLOWER

Spectacular job finding this pretty flower!

#12. Wildflower - YELLOW LADYSLIPPER

What a great find!

#13. Tree - BASSWOOD

Wonderful job finding this basswood!

#14. Tree - RED CEDAR

Tremendous!

#15. Tree - SUGAR MAPLE

Wonderful, you found a sugar maple!

#16. Tree - WHITE OAK

Fabulous! Do you see any acorns?

#17. Humans - CANOEIST or KAYAKER

Great! What a fun way to explore the park!

#18. Humans - HORSEBACK RIDER

Great job!

#19. Humans - SWIMMER

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