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Home » Ct Trails Weekend » Events 2021 » Groton - Multiple Activities - Self-Guided Thames River Heritage Park Quest - Fort Griswold

Groton - Multiple Activities - Self-Guided Thames River Heritage Park Quest - Fort Griswold

Self-Guided Thames River Heritage Park Quest - Fort Griswold
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Event Date: 
Self Guided
Rain Plan: 
Rain or shine.
Follow the clues and learn about the history of Fort Griswold and the ecology of the area and the river as you solve a word puzzle. Finish the Fort Griswold Quest and then explore the other 3 TRHP Quest sites for educational walks that will capture the hearts of bird watchers, dog walkers and history buffs alike. 1. Downtown New London Waterfront Park Quest 2. Fort Trumbull Quest 3. Hidden Thames Street Quest. Download and print the Quest clues from your registration confirmation or from the TRHP Quest webpage - https://www.thamesriverheritagepark.org/quests/ All 'Questers' who finish a TRHP Quest and send a selfie from the final location to info@thamesriverheritagepark.org will be entered into a random weekly prize drawing for a TRHP t-shirt. Finish all 4 TRHP Quest and send 4 photos from each location to increase your chances of winning a TRHP t-shirt. A complimentary roundtrip water taxi ticket* is available to all registered CT Trails Day 'Questers' who send a selfie from the final location to info@thamesriverheritagepark.org. Complimentary tickets will be available at the boats and may be used for any 2021 regularly scheduled ride.
Catherine Foley
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Meeting Place: 
Thames River Landing, 301 Thames Street, Groton, CT 06302
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