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Home » Ct Trails Weekend » Events 2021 » New London - Multiple Activities - Self-Guided Thames River Quest - Fort Trumbull Quest

New London - Multiple Activities - Self-Guided Thames River Quest - Fort Trumbull Quest

Self-Guided Thames River Quest - Fort Trumbull Quest
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Event Date: 
Self Guided
Rain Plan: 
Rain or shine.
Follow the clues and learn about the history of New London’s historic waterfront from the Native American Pequots (now known as the Mohegan and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribes) and the ecology of the area and the Thames River estuary as you solve a word puzzle. Finish the Downtown New London Waterfront Park Quest, then follow the clues in 3 additional quests, while exploring heritage sites that capture the hearts of bird watchers, dog walkers and history buffs alike. 1. Fort Trumbull Quest 2. Fort Griswold 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.
Judy Benson
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Total Distance (miles): 
Meeting Place: 
1 Waterfront Park, New London, CT. Start at the park Visitors Center or at the park's water taxi dock.
Additional Documents: 
Map of Fort Trumbull State Park180.7 KB


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