Self Guided Activities

There’s always something to do at a park! Check out some of our free, self-guided activity ideas below. 

Build Your Own Bug

Learn about what makes something an insect, and then invent your own!

Create Your Own Amphibian Sound Map

Learn more about the frogs and toads that live near us, and then head to a natural area to find out if you can hear any.

Park and Rec Bingo and Park and Rec Bingo - Autumn Edition

Use our BINGO board as a guide to explore open spaces & trails. (PDF download)

Puzzle Exchange

Have you already done all of your puzzles? Stop in to City Hall to make a swap! Take a puzzle, leave a puzzle (if you have one)! 

Tennis Pack Scavenger Hunt

Get out and search for hidden racquets around Vadnais Heights to win FREE tennis gear!