Medallion Hunt

Past Locations

A list of locations the Medallion has been found at since 1980.

2020 – 2011

  • 2020 – TBD
  • 2019 – Lakewood Hills Park wooden medallion was glued to the end of a broken branch and put in oak tree hole
  • 2018 – Lakewood Hills Park slid between two roots under an ash tree in the park’s amphitheater
  • 2017 – Matoska Park stuck into the base of a wild iris plant
  • 2016 – Railroad Park spiked into the ground beneath a large blue spruce
  • 2015 – Fox Meadow Park stuffed into the hole of a tree and held up with a false bottom
  • 2014 – Varney Lake Park placed inside of a fake raccoon skin hat wit the hair matted and placed in the high weeds
  • 2013 – Rutherford Park attached to a piece of driftwood and placed on beach
  • 2012 – Historic Train Depot placed in a fake stone made out of modeling clay and placed in bushes north of depot
  • 2011 – Moon Lake Park wrapped in toilet paper and hidden in a rotted stump

2010 – 2001

  • 2010 – Polar Lakes Park wrapped with blades of tall grass and placed on a hill overlooking the ball fields
  • 2009 – Memorial Beach placed behind a large landscaping rock
  • 2008 – Wedgewood Park (Mahtomedi); slipped into moss growing on a fallen tree near the pond
  • 2007 – Ramsey County Beach placed in a bag and thrown into high weeds between the parking lot and Highway 96
  • 2006 – Lion’s Park placed in a fake stone made out of modeling clay and placed in shrubs near restrooms
  • 2005 – Jack Yost Park placed in a fake stone made out of modeling clay and put 103 paces from a V-shaped tree
  • 2004 – Bossard Park wrapped in double-sided tape, rolled in sand and placed in playground area
  • 2003 – Podvin Park medallion had a hole drilled in it and, using fishing line, was lowered into a storm drain
  • 2002 – Rotary Farm Nature Preserve slipped into a Dr. Pepper bottle and paced out from a wooden deck
  • 2001 – Central Park Middle School wedged between two rocks and placed under a wooden bridge near Bloom Avenue

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2020 Medallion Hunt Winner

2020 Winner

Congratulations to Ed Brodie on locating the 2020 Manitou Days Medallion!

2000 – 1991

  • 2000 – West Park wrapped in double-sided tape, rolled in broken charcoal and placed at the base of a grill
  • 1999 – Wildwood Park (Mahtomedi) slid into a bed of moss near Lost Lake
  • 1998 – Bald Eagle Park placed in a plastic bag and slid under a slanted tree
  • 1997 – First St & Clark Ave placed at the base of a green mailbox
  • 1996 – Bellaire Park placed in the hole of an oak tree
  • 1995 – Lakewood Hills Park placed in the low branches of an oak tree near ballfields
  • 1994 – Four Seasons Park placed on the ground near swing
  • 1993 – Wedgewood Park (Mahtomedi) placed on the ground
  • 1992 – Matoska Park placed on the ground near the gazebo
  • 1991 – Bloomquist Park (Birchwood) placed on the ground near the tennis courts

1990 – 1980

  • 1990 – Sunrise Park Middle School placed on ground near football practice equipment
  • 1989 – Mead Park hidden beneath a tree along Dillon St
  • 1988 – Bellaire Beach placed in a small mound of sand near the pavilion
  • 1987 – Vadnais Elementary School (Vadnais Heights) hidden on the ground behind the backstop of a ballfield
  • 1986 – Lakewood Hills Park placed in the tall grass near a pond
  • 1985 – Clark Avenue, White Bear Lake placed on the ground near the War monument
  • 1984 – Podvin Park placed in a bush near the pavilion
  • 1983 – Mariner High School (South Campus) placed in high grass near Gall School
  • 1982 – Ramaley Park placed in a bush by playground equipment
  • 1981 – Optimist (Memorial) Beach placed on the ground by the pavilion
  • 1980 – Four Seasons Park hidden on ground by ball field
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