History Scavenger Hunts

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We've teamed up with Ecology Action and Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz for July Bike Month to bring you TWO around the town history scavenger hunts. A City course with Ecology Action will go live on July 1st, 2020. Then, a trail course with Mountain Biker of Santa Cruz County will drop on July 8th, 2020.

How to Play

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You have from July 1st - July 29th, 2020 to compete in this contest. Be one of the top 5 highest scoring individuals/teams to win epic prizes from local bike shops!

Before getting on your bicycles read through the clues, solve the riddles, and plan your route. All the riddles lead you to locations throughout Santa Cruz County, California. The goal is to complete as many of the locations as possible and get the most points. There is no need to complete this in one day. You have all of July to get points, so make your routes to your experience level.

Then, while at each location, fill in the blank or follow the prompt to earn your point/s. To submit your answers, compete for the prizes, and receive the answer key go to our website (santacruzmah.org/scavenger-hunt) to fill out the Google Form. After completing this step, you could win prizes, be added to our leaderboard, or get a shout out on social media! Be sure to have fun, maintain physical distancing, follow traffic laws, & wear a helmet!

Download the PDF of Clues

Race Through Time 2020 Winners

Trish Unruhe

Todd Stosuy

Team Superstoke Doom Noodle 3.0

Amber Gillespie

Running Jumping Mega Sleuths

Honorable Mention: Don Eggers

Download the PDF of Clues
Get Started

All Done?

Fill out the Google Form to enter your score and double-check your answers.

Submit Your Score

How to Play

  • Download the PDF of clues [Coming July 1st]
  • Complete and visit as many of the clues as you can by July 29th.
  • Open to all ages & skill levels.
  • You can start anywhere on the list. Do one at a time or all at once! We recommend planning out your route at home before heading out.
  • You must have your answer keys submitted online by July 29th. [Form coming soon]
  • Top 5 scores will win prizes from local bike shops such as Spokesman & Specialized. Prizes include 24-hour bike rental, swag, panniers, and a rear bike rack.
  • Winners will be announced July 31st on this webpage.

Bike Month


Whether you are new to biking or ride every day, there is some fun Bike Month activities for you to enjoy. Join Ecology Action for the Santa Cruz Bike Challenge running all month long with weekly prizes to local bike shops for logging just one ride a week, as well as some awesome virtual and socially distanced events throughout July. Check it all out and register here ecoact.org/bikemonth

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