Scavenger Hunt – Split Rock Lighthouse

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 - AMERICAN ROBIN

Nice job finding a Robin!

#2. Bird - CEDAR WAXWING

Nice!

#3. Bird - DOWNY or HAIRY WOODPECKER

Great job finding this one!

#4. Birds - RING-BILLED GULL

Great!

#5. Mammal - CHIPMUNK

Oh, lucky! These are fun to spot.

#6. Mammal - MINK

Good eye! Such a fun find.

#7. Mammal - PORCUPINE

Fabulous job! Did you know porcupines will eat most anything, including canoe paddles, outhouses, and even automobile radiator hoses.

#8. Mammal - WHITETAIL DEER

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

#9. Wildflower - BLACK-EYED SUSAN

Nice job! Aren’t they pretty

#10. Wildflower - BLUE VERVAIN

Wonderful! Look for bees and butterflies enjoying this plant.

#11. Wildflower - COLUMBINE

Great! Look closely to see the fine details on this flower.

#12. Wildflower - JOE-PYE WEED

Super job finding the Joe-Pye Weed!

#13. Tree - BALSAM FIR

Excellent job spotting this fir!

#14. Tree - GREEN ASH

Nice job! Look for evidence of the Emerald Ash Borer, which leaves “S” shaped etchings in the bark. Let’s hope you don’t see any!

#15. Tree - PAPER BIRCH

Great job!

#16. Tree - WHITE SPRUCE

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

#17. Humans - BICYCLIST

Pedal on!

#18. Humans - PHOTOGRAPHER

Oh snap!

#19. Humans - SWIMMER

finish

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