Thursday, May 23, 2013

Utah State Parks 2013 Scavenger Hunt

utah State parks scavenger hunt

We heard about this scavenger hunt yesterday on the Utah State Parks Facebook page and Twitter feed, and are so super excited to participate! We are already signed up. Because it runs June 1 – Aug 31, 2013, It sounds like the PERFECT Summer activity!

Here are the details from the Utah State Parks Scavenger Hunt Contest Page:

The Utah State Parks State Of Adventure contest is an interactive online scavenger hunt contest designed to give USP patrons a new opportunity to explore the parks, while earning gear and free passes for next year. The State of Adventure contest incorporates all 43 state parks with challenges at each location to give users as many options as possible.

The contest format is as follows –

Utah Scavenger HuntTo enter, contestants must register on the contest page using the entry form.
From then on they will take tasks from either the interactive map or this list, complete them, and then submit their evidence.

On June 1st, the challenges will go live. A submission form will become available on the map page, and each state park on the map will be clickable to reveal the challenges at this park (the tasks will also be added to this form for an easy, printable list.) Your challenge is to go to the respective parks, complete the challenges, and submit your results for points.

Sharing your contest entry with friends (either by clicking the share button after you enter, or by clicking “share” next to your entry on the leaderboard) makes you eligible to earn extra points. Each friend that signs up for the contest via your link gives you one more point towards the contest up to 10 points.

Throughout the competition we will be updating standings every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5pm MT. There will be prizes for the most tasks completed each month, and over the entirety of the competition. The Grand Prizes (awarded to those with the most complete at the end of the competition in August) are Annual passes to all USP parks for the 2013-2014 season

Throughout the contest we will also be holding random daily challenges asking competitors to complete small tasks for more points. These might include local parks, things to do at home, or questions to answer.

More than giving away prizes, our goal is to promote the parks and get people outside and exploring. Take your time, enjoy what is around you, and visit us again!

State of Adventure

Tasks will be made available on June 1, 2013 the Utah State Parks and Recreation Facebook page.


  1. One    entry    per    person    (a    person    can    only    be    involved    in    one    team)
  2. All    tasks    must    be    completed    between    June    1st and    August    31st 2013
  3. Team    tasks    must    be    completed    with    at    least three    of    the    four    team members present.
  4. Prizes    will    be    awarded    on    the    first    of    each    month    (July,    August,    September)


The “Utah State Parks and Recreation State of Adventure Contest” is sponsored by The Division of Utah State Parks and Recreation. This contest is governed by these official rules(“Official Rules”). By
participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility
requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The contest is subject to all federal,state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook.

The Contest is open to legal residents of their respective countries where not prohibited by law, who are
eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

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