WildQuest scavenger hunt at Chinsegut WEA and Chassahowitzka WMA in April

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on March 26, 2022

In April, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host its second annual Florida WildQuest event, a fun and family-friendly scavenger hunt experience.

This year’s event will take place on twelve wildlife management areas across the state during the weekends of April 22-24 and April 29-May 1. Two of those areas are in Florida’s Nature Coast: Chinsegut Wildlife and Education Area and Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area.

Florida residents and visitors are encouraged to grab their mobile device and join us on a wild adventure with scavenger hunt missions that will help participants discover some of Florida’s best spots to see animals and enjoy the outdoors.

Explore Florida’s Wildlife Management Areas through a unique scavenger hunt experience at Chinsegut WEA and Chassahowitzka WMA in April

WildQuest players of all ages will have opportunities to learn about and explore the habitats and wildlife that call our WMAs home. Complete missions and earn points for a chance to win wilderness-inspired prizes. Go on a WildQuest at the following areas on the weekends of April 22 and April 29:

April 22-24

  • Chinsegut Wildlife and Environmental Area, 23212 Lake Lindsey Rd, Brooksville

April 29-May 1

  • Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area, 13243 Commercial Way, Brooksville

New this year: Meet a Biologist!  Stop by the main entrance of a WildQuest site on the Saturday of the event.  Staff will be there to help and answer your questions from 9:00am through 2:00pm.

Watch other players’ submissions roll in in real-time and track your own progress on the leaderboard. Earn 2000 points to be eligible for random prize drawings. Don’t worry! It’s easier than it sounds!

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