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Lake Superior Day Scavenger Hunt
Celebrate Lake Superior Day with a week of scavenger-hunt challenges. The family-friendly hunt will consist of cues and photos from other participants shared on the Lake Superior Reserve Facebook page.
Participants can download the scavenger hunt with instructions from the Facebook page, at the Lake Superior Estuarium at 3 Marina Drive on Barker’s Island, at the Super One Foods store on Oakes Street, or at the UW-Superior Yellowjacket Union. At each location, there will a Lake Superior Day poster containing the scavenger hunt. This hunt will take participants throughout town visiting Superior’s famous landmarks and beautiful places.
From 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, participants can submit their completed scavenger hunt at the Lake Superior Estuarium. Participants will be entered into a raffle for prizes donated by Earth Rider, North Shore SUP, Epicurean and Trailfitters. During that time, children 16 years of age and under who submit a completed scavenger hunt can be try stand-up paddle boarding courtesy of North Shore SUP on Barker’s Island. The Lake Superior Day celebration concludes at 4:30 p.m. with a music performance by One Less Guest on the Lake Superior Reserve’s Facebook page.
Lake Superior Day was started in the early 1990s to highlight the importance of the great water body to the basin’s environment and economy. This year’s event is coordinated by the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve operated by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the following partners: the city of Superior, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, Friends of the Lake Superior Reserve and North Shore SUP. The reserve encompasses more than 16,000 acres along the St. Louis River freshwater estuary.