Pikas in the Park

A scavenger hunt in downtown Estes Park

In honor of Estes Park's Centennial, the Town of Estes Park has unveiled a new downtown scavenger hunt, Pikas in the Park. This activity includes 12 bronze sculptures of pikas, the small mountain-dwelling relatives of rabbits, placed throughout downtown. Use the clues and the numbered map below to find 12 bronze pikas hidden throughout downtown Estes Park. For each pika you find, mark the number inside the magnifying lens by its clue. Find all 12 and claim your official Pika Finder button at the Estes Park Visitor Center!

You can also download the PDF Pikas in the Park Activity Guide or pick one up at the Estes Park Visitor Center, 500 Big Thompson Ave. 

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Pika map

Pikas in the Park is sponsored by the Town of Estes Park, and made possible by these generous donors: Airbits, Estes Area Lodging Association, Kind Coffee, Frank and Jill Lancaster, Mama Rose’s Italian Restaurant, Mueller, Pye & Associates CPA, Greg and Pamela Muhonen, Poppy’s Pizza & Grill, Rustic Mountain Charm, Craig Soderberg, Village Goldsmith, Visit Estes Park, Whimsical, Inc., and Greg White. The pikas were designed and created by Mike Dwyer sculptures. Additional thanks go to Steve Mitchell, author of Legendary Locals of Estes Park, and Estes Park Historian Laureate Jim Pickering for background information the pikas’ namesakes, and to Audem Gonzales, who designed the Pika Finder buttons.

Learn about Pikas from the National Park Service