Chicago Area Scavenger Hunts

Scavenger Hunts


Head on a Quest

Head on an outdoor adventure at The Forge on a self-guided quest to find clues, decipher puzzles, and solve problems with different hunts and games, all played in our 300-acre park surrounded by nature.

Explorer Day Pass

All Day Fun for One Price!

More activities, more fun, for the best value! Explore The Forge Adventure Park and play an unlimited number of activities in one day pass.
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Select from these 3 Exciting Hunts

Gemstone Panning Adventure

Search for gems and arrowheads to take home at The Forge
Age: Ages 3+
Price: $10

Classic Scavenger Hunts

Self-guided puzzles to solve clues and explore nature.
Age: Ages 5 & Up


Master your navigational skills with a detailed map and compass.
Age: All Ages
Price: Included In Explorer Day Pass & Hiking Kit
Closed for the season

Explorer Day Pass

One price for all-day fun! Play as much as you want, or 10+ other activities.
Price: Starting at $45 (9 & Under) / $50 (Ages 10 & Up)

We focus on safety, so you can have all the fun.

Our trained and experienced adventure guides will complete a safety orientation with you, get you fitted with equipment (where applicable), and ensure you are ready to start your adventure.
Safety system on the Climb and Zipline Adventure

Looking for the Ultimate Group experience?

We welcome groups of all ages, sizes, and types. Check out our group packages or reach out to plan a custom-built experience. We’ll open for groups even if we’re closed to the public. Ask us about full-park buyouts for big groups!
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Climb and zipline adventure tower with people at the top
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