Can you find what goes bump in the night? In this self-guided activity, we’re challenging you to find several nighttime creatures of South Dakota! Just hike the trails at participating state parks and Outdoor Campuses, keeping your eyes open for the informational signs and hidden nocturnal animal pictures along the way. Find them all and email us the secret code words to enter the prize drawing!
SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY:
Be sure to include your selfie, the five code words, your name and address, and the participating location’s name.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
Snap a selfie with the rules sign at the beginning of the trail. Include all members of your group; you get one entry for each person in the photo!
Explore the trail to learn fun facts about five different nocturnal (nighttime) creatures of South Dakota.
Expose the animals hiding nearby. A flashlight may help!
Keep track of the code words found on each animal sign and email them with your selfie to firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to win that location’s prize package! Entries must be submitted on or before Nov. 1, 2020. The activity may remain available beyond the contest end date in some locations.
PIERRE AREA PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS:
Farm Island – Farm Island Nature Trail. Start at the wood gate and proceed down the trail. Take a right at the first junction which will loop around and bring you back to where you started. Take another right to head back to the trailhead.
LaFramboise Island – Forest Trail Loop. Start at the kiosk near the green gate for a map with all the trail name
One email will be randomly selected as the winner from all entries at each location. The winner will be mailed a gift set containing a constellation throw blanket, a combination lantern/flashlight, and an “I love the night life” large zippered tote bag.