Tree Trek Scavenger Hunt
May 31 @ 9:00 am - June 5 @ 5:00 pm
Test your tree knowledge during a tree-themed scavenger hunt throughout historic Oakland Cemetery!
The Oakland Cemetery Tree Trek scavenger hunt will take place Friday, May 31 through Wednesday, June 5. No reservations are required to participate. Simply purchase your $20 Tree Trek packet (one per team) at the Visitors Center and Museum Shop (open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends) and follow the cryptic cemetery clues to solve riddles.
The packet ($20) includes one self-guided tour map ($5 value) that can be used on return visits. All proceeds from the scavenger hunt benefit Historic Oakland Foundation’s gardens. Packets can be purchased May 31 – June 5. June 5 marks World Environment Day!
Teams who get all the riddles correct and submit their answer sheets will be entered into a drawing for select prizes. Winners will be selected on Thursday, June 6 to win the following prizes:
- Two (2) tickets to 2019’s Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours ($60 value)
- Four (4) tickets to the Tunes from the Tombs music festival on June 8
- A Historic Oakland Foundation Membership (up to $75 value)
To be eligible to win, completed answer sheets must be returned to the Visitors Center by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5. Answers can also be emailed to Marcy Breffle at email@example.com by 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5. Be sure to complete the contact form in your packet to ensure you’ll be contacted if you win!
Winners will be notified and we will post the scavenger hunt answers on June 6.