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Hike & Seek Event Overview and Registration Information

Part walk, part scavenger hunt, Hike &Seek is a 1-2 mile nature walk with activity stations along the way to help your kids explore everything that is fun about nature.

Online registrations are discounted, so register early! Children 3 and over are $7; adults are $12. Children under 3 are FREE! See FAQs for more information about day-of-event pricing.

guidebookPick up your Guidebook: This is your entrance ticket to the event! The Hike & Seek Guidebook includes a trail map, locations and descriptions of Stop & Study stations, scavenger hunt checklist and collection of stickers from each station.

Please note: Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

 

Getting On The Trail

In order to comfortably accommodate as many participants on the trail as possible, groups will begin in 10 to 15-minute intervals. We want you to be able to enjoy each stop along your nature walk!

While you await your hike, you can begin your adventure at Basecamp, where we’ll have fun activities and morning refreshments.

 

Your Hike & Seek Adventure

How long is the walk? The trail length varies by location. Most trails are between 1-2 miles in length. Check your location’s Buy Tickets page for further details.

What activities are on the trails? Along your hike, you'll encounter five Stop & Study Stations. These stations are manned by a naturalist or volunteer who will have fun facts about nature and exciting activities for your little ones to enjoy along the way. 

Collect all the stickers: After completing each Stop & Study Station, every child will earn a colorful sticker for the Guidebook! 

Get tips on what to bring, what to wear, and other ways to prepare for the day >>

 

At The End Of The Trail

Return to Basecamp for more children's activities and snacks after your nature walk. All youth participants will earn a Junior Naturalist badge at the end of the trail.

Fun at Basecamp Includes:badge

  • A nature exhibit with live animals
  • Scavenger hunt information and tips
  • Children's crafts and activities
  • Photos with Ranger Rick®
  • Light snacks
  • Sponsor tents (raffles where applicable)

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