Explore Local: Youth Scavenger Hunt

Explore Local: Youth Scavenger Hunt

Michelle Martin, Washburn County Staff Author

It’s so fun to be a kid in Washburn County! Whether you’re spending a day at the beach, snapping selfies at the Giant Bluegill or taking a hike on the Totogatic Trail, there are tons of great ways to explore. There’s even more incentive to get out and explore the area if you grab a copy of the Youth Scavenger Hunt brochure. Kids under the age of 18 who complete five of the activities can come back to the Washburn County Visitor Center and claim a prize! 

Here are some of the options for you and your kiddos: 

 Fishing in Washburn County, Wisconsin

Catch a fish

 Wisconsin Statue Photo Opp, Washburn County, Wisconsin

Take a picture at the Wisconsin Statue in Spooner

 Arcade in Spooner, Washburn County, Wisconsin

Play at the local arcade

 Tubing on the Namekagon, Washburn County, Wisconsin

Tube an area river

 Birding & Hiking in Washburn County, Wisconsin on the Trego Nature Trail

Identify 5 types of birds in Washburn County

 Shell Lake Beach, Washburn County, Wisconsin

Go swimming at a local beach

 Ice Skating at Spooner City Park, Washburn County, Wisconsin

Ice Skating


So how will you and your kids explore WashCo? Be sure to tag us on social media so we can see all of your fun adventures around the area. For more information on family activities, visit: https://www.washburncounty.org/what-to-do/family-fun

About the Author: Michelle Martin was born and raised in Washburn County and grew up exploring the area with her family. This avid snowmobiler, kayaker, and outdoor adventurer raises her two kiddos with her husband on a corner of his family’s farm.


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