12-4-21 Treasure Hunt

Flyer for the 12/4/21 treasure hunt event

Come join us for our 3rd annual Treasure Hunt, on foot or on horseback! Purchase tickets in advance using the menus below to lock up your spot for this great event.

We're sorry, online entry is now closed! Walk-up day of tickets are available at the front office for an additional $5.

Join us for the 3rd annual Treasure Hunt Event presented by the Friends of the Little Manatee River State Park. Your support of this event will go directly to help us support projects in our park

On this treasure hunt, you will search the park trails for keys to treasure and prizes. You may hike the lands trails on foot or ride the trails on horseback. Follow the map provided for directions to find keys. After your trail quest, turn in your keys for chances to win lots of great prizes, each valued at $25 or more. You must be present to win prizes and pick up auction items.

There will be live music, display and vendor booths, Cowboy Bingo, corn hole games, a silent auction, and a 50/50 drawing. Lunch will be served (see menu below)

The entry fee is $25 per participant with advance purchase, $30 on the day of the event.  Prices include one lunch. Extra lunches are available for $8 each. You must have one paid event admission for each participant. Please visit www.FriendsOfTheLittleManatee.org to purchase your tickets. This event goes on rain or shine.  Just like when you purchase a concert ticket, there are no refunds unless the event is cancelled for any reason. You must have one paid event admission for each participant.


The COVID pandemic has required us to adjust our procedures and policies over the last many months in response to official recommendations and mandates to try to provide an as safe as possible environment for our events. We are currently not under any mask or capacity restrictions and are operating under pre-pandemic procedures. However, we must reserve the right to adjust these policies and procedures at any time in response to the current COVID situation. We ask for your cooperation with whatever procedures may be in place at the time of this trip. Our goal is to be able to provide a fun experience while reducing COVID risk. However, it is ultimately your decision to accept the risk associated with this experience and to decide if it fits your personal standard of safety. Please call if you wish to discuss more details. Thanks for your understanding.


8:00   Parking lot opens for horses & hikers. Registration and check in. Cowboy Bingo and 50/50 drawing ticket sales open.  Corn hole games open all day.

9:00 – 11:00  Riders and hikers begin trail search.

11:00 – 2:00  Live music by JD & Zetha

11:30 – 2:00  Lunch is served.

1:30  All riders, hikers and paddlers must turn in keys at registration in order to be eligible for prizes.

2:00  Silent auction closes. Pick up items at registration. Treasure prizes awarded.


Deluxe  Cheeseburger (or vegan burger)

Potato Salad

Baked Beans

Decadent Brownie dessert

bottled water or iced tea (sweet or un-sweet)


Event Essential Eligibility Criteria

This event is open to all. We encourage you to review the essential eligibility criteria available on this website, under Recent Posts.

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