Looking for a new adventure close to home? It’s the little things that matter the most during times like these. Take the kids out and explore your own backyard with this fun nature scavenger hunt!

“We’re all in this together” Photo by Holly Sosa

  1. Find 3 different kinds of leaves
  2. Find 2 birds
  3. Find something purple
  4. Find something green and growing
  5. Name 2 things you see in the sky
  6. Find a pine cone
  7. Find a bug
  8. Find 3 different colored rocks
  9. Spot 4 different kinds of birds
  10. Find something yellow
  1. Find a spider web
  2. Find something that is red
  3. Spell out “We <3 Alpena” with sticks

What are some things you discovered in your own backyard? Anything unique to springtime in the Alpena area? Enjoy the beautiful weather we’ve been having and be sure to use hashtags #visitalpena and #mybackyardalpena to show us your list on Instagram and Facebook! As always, remember to check on your family, friends, and neighbors during this time. Remember, we are all in this together! #togetherapart

Feature photo courtesy of Erica Hainstock