Manitou Days

A summer festival celebrating White Bear Lake!

Previous Medallion Hiding Spots & Clues

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 Hollow Park; stuffed into the hole of a tree and held up with a false bottom

2014Varney Lake Park; placed inside of a fake raccoon skin hat wit the hair matted and placed in the high weeds

2013Rutherford Park; attached to a piece of driftwood and placed on beach

2012Historic Train Depot; placed in a fake stone made out of modeling clay and placed in bushes north of depot

2011Moon Lake Park; wrapped in toilet paper and hidden in a rotted stump

2010Polar Lakes Park; wrapped with blades of tall grass and placed on a hill overlooking the ball fields

2009Memorial Beach; placed behind a large landscaping rock

2008Wedgewood Park (Mahtomedi); slipped into moss growing on a fallen tree near the pond

2007Ramsey County Beach; placed in a bag and thrown into high weeds between the parking lot and Highway 96

2006Lion’s Park; placed in a fake stone made out of modeling clay and placed in shrubs near restrooms

2005Jack Yost Park; placed in a fake stone made out of modeling clay and put 103 paces from a V-shaped tree

2004Bossard Park; wrapped in double-sided tape, rolled in sand and placed in playground area

2003Podvin Park; medallion had a hole drilled in it and, using fishing line, was lowered into a storm drain

2002Rotary Farm Nature Preserve; slipped into a Dr. Pepper bottle and paced out from a wooden deck

2001Central Park Middle School; wedged between two rocks and placed under a wooden bridge near Bloom Avenue

2000West Park; wrapped in double-sided tape, rolled in broken charcoal and placed at the base of a grill

1999Wildwood Park (Mahtomedi); slid into a bed of moss near Lost Lake

1998Bald Eagle Park; placed in a plastic bag and slid under a slanted tree

1997First St & Clark Ave; placed at the base of a green mailbox

1996Bellaire Park; placed in the hole of an oak tree

1995Lakewood Hills Park; placed in the low branches of an oak tree near ballfields

1994Four Seasons Park; placed on the ground near swing

1993Wedgewood Park (Mahtomedi); placed on the ground

1992Matoska Park; placed on the ground near the gazebo

1991Bloomquist Park (Birchwood); placed on the ground near the tennis courts

1990Sunrise 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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