Self Guided Chicago Scavenger Hunts

Classic Scavenger Hunts

Hunt for Treasure in Nature

Try out a unique self-guided traditional Scavenger Hunt. Rumor has it that an old quarryman turned prospector, Jeremiah Luther, buried his gold treasure in the quarries way back in the 1800s. Assemble your team and join in the hunt for Jeremiah's legendary gold treasure in this scavenger hunt game. While on your quest, enjoy a gentle hike in nature.

Classic Scavenger Hunts Details

Ages 5 & Up
45 mins. – 1 hr.

Classic Scavenger Hunts Is Available With The Explorer Day Pass

Explorer Day Pass

Play this activity as much as you want & 10+ other activities. Access is on a first come, first served basis.
Price: Starting at $45 (9 & Under) / $50 (Ages 10 & Up)
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Parking and admission to park are always free — we're a free-to-visit, pay-to-play adventure park.
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Where To Check-In

Park in Parking Lot 2, then walk across east footbridge and head to Kids Zone & Paddlesports area for check-in.
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Activity Information


Requires adult supervision or participation for children under 7 years.

What to Wear

Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress in layers appropriate for the weather.

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