Saturday, September 25, 2021

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The City of Tyler Parks and Recreation Department launched a new QR code-based Scavenger Hunt Program in February of 2020, with a goal to increase exploration within the City’s parks and trails.

The Scavenger Hunt has now been expanded and updated with 12 new clues hidden across Tyler area parks for people to find and complete.

QR codes are located at each participating park for people to scan with their cellphones to get the task instructions.

Participating parks include Bergfeld Park, Children’s Park, Emmett J. Scott Park, Faulkner Park, Glass Recreation Center, Goodman-LeGrand Museum, Hillside Park, Tyler Rose Garden, Rose Rudman Trail and Southside Park.

Upon completion, people may submit to earn a Master Hunter decal on the Tyler Parks and Recreation webpage, www.TylerParksandRec.com. Use the hashtag #TylerParksScavengerHunt and join the hunt!

For more information, please contact Tyler Parks and Recreation at (903) 531-1371.

To participate, visit one of the following parks and look for the Scavenger Hunt sign.

Scavenger Hunt Rules & Guidelines

  • You will not have to exit the park to complete any of the scavenger hunt tasks.
  • No task or hidden item should be unsafe to reach or located in a restricted area.
  • No hidden item will be placed underneath any parks equipment or above 7 ft. off the ground. You will not need to look through flower beds or dig anywhere to find hidden items.
  • To complete a task, you must photograph yourself with the item or marker.
  • Once you have completed all task, you may SUBMIT for review.

For more information, please contact Tyler Parks and Recreation at (903) 531-1371 or go to cityoftyler.org/government/departments/parks-rec/projects/parks-rec-scavenger-hunt.

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