Scavenge Around for Fun

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Date: April 11, 2014

Scavenge Around for Fun!

Be part of an exciting new event at Homestead National Monument of America: the Prairie Prowl Scavenger Hunt! As this year's "Get Out, Get Fit" National Park Week event, the Monument invites everyone to hit the trails between9 a.m. and 3 participate in a one-of-a-kind scavenger hunt for all ages. Both kids and adults will be challenged to trace nature and history clues to find treasures and activities all around the park. All are sure to learn some intriguing facts and have a fun adventure.

To help celebrate National Junior Ranger Day, rangers will also lead a special scavenger hunt adventure for kids at10 a.m.Kids will explore the trails and see if they can follow all of the clues to the treasure chests!

The Prairie Prowl Scavenger Hunt, as well as the kids'10 a.m.edition, will start at the Education Center. The activity is free and no registration is required.

Saturday, April 26National Park Week Events:

9 a.m.-3 p.m.- Prairie Prowl Scavenger Hunt for all ages

10 a.m.- Ranger Led Scavenger Hunt Adventure for Junior Rangers

1 p.m.,2 p.m., &3 p.m.- Special Screening: "Yosemite: A Gathering of Spirit" by Ken Burns

8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.- Under the Stars Trail Walk

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2014. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM) and Facebook (HomesteadNM).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit


The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.


Last updated: April 10, 2015

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8523 West State Highway 4
Beatrice , NE 68310


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