Duck Hunt!


Starting December 9th, 2023, 72 Health Department Hero Ducks will be hidden all around Cleveland County - on trails, in parks, and around playgrounds & walking tracks. Be a Health Department Hero, help us find our ducks!  

Find a duck? Win a prize and enter our prize raffle!

How do I participate?

  • Step 1: Find a Duck! Ducks are waiting for you in the locations at the bottom of the page. Enjoy your time outside in the fresh air!
  • Step 2: Bring the duck and the attached tag to the Cleveland County Health Department Desk during business hours to claim your prize and enter the prize raffle.
    • Cleveland County Health Department - 200 South Post Road, Shelby, Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Step 3: Keep your fingers crossed to win a raffle prize! Winners will be contacted via phone or email.

What are the prizes?

  • You get to keep your Health Department Hero Duck
  • A Hero Swag Bag including a reusable tote, a dishwasher-safe, BPA-free water bottle, a hot-cold pack, and an insulated lunch bag. Everyone who brings their duck will receive a Swag Bag and 1 Raffle Entry.
  • Raffle prizes include:
    • Free one-year family membership to the Cleveland County YMCA
    • Gift Certificate from Shope’s Shoes for a pair of Gravity Defyer Mighty Walk Athletic Shoes
    • At-Home Resistance Band Workout Set
    • $25 Walmart Gift Card Package
  • 1 duck = 1 prize = 1 raffle entry. Limit 1 duck per person.


  •  Belwood
    • Belwood Park
  • Boiling Springs:
    • Broad River Greenway
    • Ruby C. Hunt YMCA Walking Track
    • Boiling Springs Town Park
  • Casar:
    • Casar Park
  • Earl:
    • Earl Walking Park
  • Fallston:
    • Fallston Walking Track
  • Grover:
    • Grover Park
  • Kings Mountain:
    • Deal Park
    • Gateway Trail
    • LG Thombs Walking Track
    • Kings Mountain YMCA Walking Track
    • Patriots Park
    • Ramseur Park
    • Rick Murphey Park
  • Kingstown:
    • Kingstown Central Park
  • Lattimore:
    • Hunt Memorial Park
  • Lawndale:
    • Piedmont Park
  • Polkville:
    • Polkville Park
  • Shelby:
    • 1st Broad River Trail
    • Carl Spangler Trail
    • Carolina Harmony Trail
    • Cleveland County Health Department Walking Track They have been found! 
    • Court Square
    • Dover YMCA Walking Track
    • Hanna Park
    • Holly Oak Park
    • Palmer Park
    • Shelby City Park

Be your hero – improve your physical health through a fun walk!

Be our hero – get active and help us find our ducks!

Sponsored By: Cleveland County Health Department, Cleveland County YMCA, Shope’s Shoes, and Walmart

For questions, please call 980-484-5379.