Oshkosh Scavenger Hunt
Let the adventure begin
Spend some time discovering Oshkosh's most popular attractions with the Oshkosh Scavenger Hunt. You can find the list here. Follow along on mobile or print it off and check them off as you go. If you are interested in learning more about all the attractions on the list, check out the fun facts below.
Sunnyview Expo Center and Stadium
Fun Fact: The stadium and grandstand area have a total capacity of more than 35,000 making it the only outside stadium with a permanent stage of this type north of Milwaukee.
Winnebago County Community Park
Fun Fact: The park is more than 270 and features two fishing ponds that are stocked with fish every year.
Fun Fact: The Asylum Point Lighthouse was built in 1937 with the help of the CCC and WPA as America climbed its way out of the Great Depression.
Paine Art Center & Gardens
Fun Fact: The Paine Art Center and Gardens feature 20 different gardens designed to create outdoor “rooms” with thousands of different plants.
Oshkosh Public Museum
The People of the Waters exhibit at the public museum has more than 1,000 artifacts representing 13,000 years of history from Paleoindians through the Fur Trade.
Lake Butte des Morts
Fun Fact: Lake Butte des Morts encompasses nearly 8,600 acres and has an abundant supply of Panfish, Northern Pike, Sturgeon, and Catfish.
Fun Fact: Terrell’s Island has three trails, with the most popular trail being the 3.8-mile Lake Marsh Trail, which extends into Lake Butte des Morts on the breakwall.
Fun Fact: From its humble beginnings in Oshkosh more than 100 years ago, Oshkosh Corp. now has more than 150 facilities in 23 countries.
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Fun Fact: UW Oshkosh is the third-largest university in Wisconsin with an annual on- and off-campus enrollment of nearly 14,000 students.
Fun Fact: From the rose granite pedestal to the top of the bronze statue, the Chief Oshkosh memorial is nearly 20 feet tall.
Fun Fact: Menominee Park has a Children’s Amusement Center where you can rent aqua bikes, paddleboats, canoes, kayaks and paddleboards.
Menominee Park Zoo
Fun Fact: 2020 will be the 75th anniversary of the Menominee Park Zoo. And, admission to the zoo is always FREE!
Fun Fact: The Waters features four Italian crystal chandeliers in the Grand Ballroom on the second floor.
Fun Fact: The Howard has a 10-lane, 1920s-style bowling alley and lounge located below the Grand Ballroom.
Oshkosh Convention Center
Fun Fact: The Oshkosh Convention Center has more than 25,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space with up to 19 breakout rooms.
The Grand Oshkosh
Fun Fact: The Grand Oshkosh opened its doors in 1883, and today, it's the oldest operating opera house in Wisconsin as it hosts more than 100 performances a year.
Fun Fact: The Leach Amphitheater can accommodate 7,500 people and is home to the Waterfest Concert Series every summer.
Fun Fact: Lake Winnebago is Wisconsin’s largest lake at nearly 132,000 acres and the Walleye fishing is widely recognized as some of the best in the country.
EAA Aviation Museum
Fun Fact: Kids ages 8 to 11 can get a free introductory Young Eagles Flight at Pioneer Airport when visiting the EAA Aviation Museum, and anyone ages 16 and over can purchase a ride on either a 1929 Travel Air E-4000 or a 1927 Swallow.
Military Veterans Museum
Fun Fact: The Military Veterans Museum has a collection of more than 20 military vehicles in its motor pool and thousands of artifacts, some of which date back to the Civil War.
Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh
Fun Fact: Shoppers can find a list of stores offering military and senior discounts on the Outlet Shoppes website along with other specials/sales on their Facebook page.
Westhaven Golf Club
Fun Fact: In 2006, Westhaven Golf Club became only the second golf course in Wisconsin to have permanent skill progression tees on all 18 holes, which offers players of all ages and abilities a fair chance to make par on a hole as they learn how to golf.
Fun Fact: The Arena is home to the Milwaukee Bucks NBA G-League team, Wisconsin Herd, the Global Women’s Basketball Association team, Wisconsin Glo, and the Fox Cities Roller Derby.
Fun Fact: South Park has both a splash pad, an inclusive playground, and three lagoons for fishing or bird watching.
Fox Valley Technical College
Fun Fact: FVTC offers working adults and professionals a multitude of cost-effective seminars and continuing education workshops to help grow their skills.
Fun Fact: Titan Stadium boasts an Olympic-quality outdoor track with an adjacent warm-up track and a state-of-the-art football/soccer field featuring synthetic turf designed to reduce injury.
Pollock Community Water Park
Fun Fact: The Pollock Community Water Park offers fun for the whole family with numerous slides, zero-depth entry area, lazy river, sand play area, and splash pad.
Fun Fact: The Kayak Launch at Boatworks Park makes getting in and out of a kayak easy and convenient, without even getting your toes wet.
Fun Fact: There are approximately 3.5 miles of completed Riverwalk along the Fox River, providing bikes, rollerblades and wheelchairs with a smooth surface and relaxing picnic areas to enjoy time by the river.
Fun Fact: The south end of the Wiouwash Trail is 21.8 miles and extends north from the Riverwalk in Downtown Oshkosh to the town of Hortonville.