You love the outdoors. You love Virginia State Parks. Wouldn't it be great if you were rewarded just for visiting them? Now you can be. It's easy. Just visit a Virginia State Park and sign up for Trail Quest.
Join up and be rewarded with five unique and attractive pins. You get one for your first park visit and the others after visiting 5, 10, 20 and all parks. The whole family can participate so each family member can sign up for Trail Quest and start earning pins now. (Children without an email account may use a parent’s).
Here's how it works. Visit a Virginia State Park and, after the visit, log into the State Park Adventures page, select the name of the park you visited, pick "Trail Quest" and record the date of the visit. If you've also joined the Geocaching Game, record having found the park's cache at the same time. The app keeps track of your progress, and you will receive email confirmation, too.
This summer, visit a park to get a new Trails Quest tracking list to record your progress. You can keep the list as a souvenir, and it will help you know when you've earned a pin. See the Virginia Outdoors site before your visit to decide which trails to tackle. It offers virtual tours and trail maps, which you can also print at each park's electronic kiosk.
Bring the family and enjoy the great outdoors while you're there. Virginia has among the widest varieties of plant and animal life in America, and Virginia’s state parks are great places to see it firsthand. Enjoy a vigorous climb for a scenic mountain view, take a leisurely walk on the beach or enjoy a short stroll on a wooded walkway. Virginia State Parks have trails that suit everyone.
Visit the parks and start on your collection now.