Summer Hiking Challenge!

We are excited to offer our 2021 Summer Hiking Challenge, which will run from Memorial Day Weekend through August 31. This challenge is open to all ages! Everyone who completes the challenge will receive the highly stylish BHHT Summer Hiking Sticker and be entered into a prize drawing.

Please be sure to register through our “Nature Navigators” program so we know how to reach you for your sticker! Sign up with our Nature Navigators Program HERE

The hiking challenge will be a bit different this summer, and is a “nature experience” challenge, which should be great fun! Below are 7 “Experiences”. Please select a minimum of 5 “Experiences” to complete in order to finish the challenge. Once you have completed your selected experiences, please email and let us know which you completed and share any photos or fun stories from your experiences.


HIKING CHALLENGE OPTIONS: (click the title to open the scavenger hunt pdf)

  1. Color Collectors Scavenger Hunt
  2. Life in the Water Scavenger Hunt
  3. Tiny Things Scavenger Hunt
  4. Horseshoe Crab Scavenger Hunt Challenge
  5. Lady’s-Slipper Scavenger Hunt Challenge
  6. Bluff Head Scavenger Hunt- Interactive Google Map: Reading the Forested Landscape
    • Follow along with your smart phone, or just print off the map and seek out these fun natural things on your own.
  7. Furth Wildlife Sanctuary Loop Trail Interactive Scavenger Hunt
    • Interactive google map to follow along with your smart phone with physical signs along the trail as well. Enjoy this scavenger hunt with creative prompts to engage with the outdoors! This list focuses on the way non-human species MOVE through the landscape. At the various stops, we will explore ways to recognize then translate movement through creative acts. Bring along art supplies for visual art interpretation. Feel free to dance along the trail as you explore and SING OUT to mimic bird song along the way.


We hope you will share your photos and stories from the trail with us via email or on social media using any of the following hash tags: #bluehillheritagetrust #bhhthikingchallenge #bhhtnaturenavigators #bhhtkids #bhhtsummer