The Loon Quest

Enfield, NH
Difficulty: Moderate
Special Features: Natural
Walking Conditions: Water/Boat
Season: May-Oct
Bring: Binoculars, Canoe, Field Guide, Swimsuit


A water quest on Lake Mascoma in search of a fabulous bird. It begins and ends at a wonderful little park, Mascoma Lakeside Park, recently opened at the site of the non-motorized boat launching area.  It is the perfect spot to bring a picnic!


Directions from Norwich: Take I-91 South. Merge onto I-89 South via Exit 10S Airport/NH. Take Exit 17 toward RT 4-A/Enfield-Canaan. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto US-4A/ Continue along US-4A. Bear right when US-4 and US-4A divide. Turn left to cross Shaker Bridge. Take your first right hugging the shore and park at the Mascoma Lakeside Park.

Clues and Map

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Created by Hannah and Rachel of Hanover High School in 2006. Revised in 2020 by Vital Communities

Update to this Quest

A major revision to this Quest was done in August 2020 by Vital Communities, so please follow the clues on the website.