Completing a scavenger hunt is one of the great human challenges, alongside raising a child and peeling a ripe mango without basically ruining it. Go the distance with this Groupon.
$69 for a Two-Person Team Registration for the Backwoods Scavenger Hunt ($140 Value)
Beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, the Backwoods Scavenger Hunt lets two-person teams loose on a 5- to 7-mile trail at Pace Bend Park, where they hunt for designated checkpoints, complete physical and mental challenges, and collect scavenger objects on their path to the finish line. Teams compete for a grand prize of a $300 gift certificate to Backwoods, and all participants will receive custom swag and post-race refreshments, beer, door prizes, and music.
Too Cool Racing
Too Cool Racing charters adventure races in the backwoods, waterways, and bike trails across the greater Austin area. The outdoor circuits range from scavenger hunts completed mostly on foot or bike to multifaceted races that include rappelling, snorkeling, and ziplining through unspoiled Texas countryside, encouraging guests to enjoy nature while getting a workout or bribing native wildlife for tips on how to navigate the trails. Races typically conclude with a festive gathering replete with music, door prizes, complimentary craft beer, and the presentation of prizes totaling $500 to the first through third finishers.