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Quest 65: A River Adventure

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Quest 65: A River Adventure

This year, as CRC has been celebrating 65 years of working for our rivers, we created a challenge game to highlight all the wonderful things that our rivers offer us. From June 15 through October 15, 2017 we challenged you to join us for Quest 65: A River Adventure, an interactive, smartphone-based scavenger hunt spanning the entire length of our great watershed — and you did!

With an impressive list of 65+ things to find, see and do from the source of our great river at the Connecticut Lakes all the way down to the mouth of the river at Long Island Sound, dozens of players (or Questers) embarked on their own river adventures. They visited river museums and historic sites; traveled by river ferry, river boat or riverside train; saw beautiful river art and bridges; explored the rare riverfront castle and so much more!

Their mission was to earn points — aiming for 65, to honor CRC’s legacy — taking a selfie at each adventure along the way. View the full Quest65 gallery here.

And the winners are …

Renee Mackay
Grand Prize: Two-night stay for 2 at the Snapdragon Inn, Windsor, Vt

Tony Judge and granddaughter Madeline
2nd Prize: Handmade canoe paddle by Ira Curtis and Fishing tackle box from Cabela’s

Marcia Bernard
3rd Prize: Ride on the RiverQuest in Haddam, CT and Gift card to the People’s Pint in Greenfield, MA

Robin Shtulman
4th Prize: Brunch for 2 at Saybrook Point Inn in Old Saybrook, CT and Learn to Ski with the Oxbow Water Ski Team in Easthampton, MA

All Questers earned a 10% discount at the CRC Store!

We thank all Questers for their active and enthusiastic participation in Quest65! Stay tuned for information about next summer’s Quest …

CRC gratefully acknowledges the support of Eventzee for the use of their fine app!

Art Lovers: Find Your Muse
Photo by Renee MacKay
Castles Made of Sand
Photo by Tony Judge
Cross the River by Bike
Photo by Marcia Bernard

View the full Quest65 gallery