Today is Monday, March 4, 2024 The Water Taxi is not running.


Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to follow a series of clues at Fort Trumbull State ParkWaterfront Park in Downtown New LondonFort Griswold Battlefield State Park or Thames Street in Groton to learn about its history and ecology while solving a word puzzle. Thames River Heritage Park quests are self-guided, family-friendly, treasure-seeking hikes that take you on a fun learning adventure.

Register with the Thames River Heritage Park, complete quest(s) on Connecticut Trails Day – Saturday, June 3 or Sunday, June 4, 2023 and send a selfie from the final location to [email protected] OR post it on Facebook or Instagram with the @ThamesRiverHeritagePark and #discoverthethames to receive a promo code for a complimentary hop-on, hop-off harbor cruise ticket. Schedule your complimentary cruise at using your promo code. Tickets may be used for any 2023 regularly scheduled harbor cruise.

Print out a quest below, grab a pencil, and go!

Downtown New London Waterfront Park
Fort Griswold Quest
Fort Trumbull Quest
Hidden Thames Street Quest

‘Questers’ who finish a TRHP Quest anytime this summer and send a selfie from the final location to [email protected] 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.

TRHP Quests
Photo by Nan Sherman
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