Native yellow sunflowers in a field

2022 Scavenger Hunts

At most Minnesota State Parks and some regional/county parks

June 1 – Sept 11, 2022

Weekly Drawing
$20 Gift Cards

Gift Card to Minnesota State Parks

Click on the park you're visiting to begin your hunt


Ages: Anyone from age 1-100+ may participate, but an adult or parent/guardian of participants under age 13 will need to submit the form.

Submission: User must submit a completed online-based form, including the user name(s), email, and mailing address to be entered in the drawing.

Entries: Entries are limited to one per park or trail during the event season.


20For submitting a hunt
1 each (22 max)For each "item" found (simply check the item in the form)
5If you participated with a child under 12

Friends Group sponsored winners drawn on Sept. 13, 2022

Winning Entry FromWinner Name
Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional ParkEmily B.
Camden State ParkElizabeth R.
Collinwood County ParkJill D.
Glacial Lakes State ParkMegan S.
Glendalough State ParkMaia L.
Itasca State ParkJennifer T.
Irving & John Anderson ParkAngela B.
Jay Cooke State ParkEmily S.
Kilen Woods State ParkNicole L.
Lake Bronson State ParkMegan P.
Lake Carlos State ParkAlyssa F.
Lake Maria State ParkSusan S.
Lake Vermilion-Soudan Mine State ParkChris J.
Maplewood State ParkRyan L.
Monson Lake State ParkRose P.
Old Mill State ParkAmy W.
Rice Lake State ParkJamie H.
Sibley State ParkMichael M.
Split Rock Creek State ParkMegan H.
Tettegouche State ParkBrenna M.
Whitewater State ParkAnne A.
Wild River State ParkBryn B.
Zippel Bay State ParkDeborah C.

Weekly Drawing Winners

WeekDrawing DateWinner NameWinning Entry From
1June 6Mallory R.Glendalough State Park
2June 13Travis K.Bear Head Lake State Park
3June 20Amber K.Gooseberry Falls State Park
4June 27Christin W.Interstate State Park
5July 4Jordyn N.Lake Carlos State Park
6July 11Emilie D.Sibley State Park
7July 18Cassandra W.Fort Ridgely State Park
8July 25Holly R.Itasca State Park
9Aug. 1Amy W.Lake Bronson State Park
10Aug. 8Megan L.Buffalo River State Park
11Aug. 15Laura B.Fort Snelling State Park
12Aug. 22Levi H.Wild River State Park
13Aug. 29Nicole L.Lake Shetek State Park
14Sept. 5Christa S.Itasca State Park
15Sept. 12Karen M.Tettegouche State Park

Photo Credits

We greatly appreciate the various photographers who share their photography that makes this project possible.

Click the photo to see the source websites (when applicable).