The Muckross Quest

Springfield, VT
Difficulty: Easy
Special Features: Natural
Walking Conditions: Pavement, Trail
Duration: 1:00
Season: May-Oct

Description

This Quest was written in 2017 by the 5th grade class at the Union Street School at the new Muckross State Park. Over the course of several field trips, students applied their knowledge of the Earth’s “spheres” and the food web at Muckross State Park.

AS OF 6/28/18: THIS QUEST IS CURRENTLY ONLY ACCESSIBLE ON EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS. The park is under construction, limiting access to the Quest to weekends and after 5 pm on weekdays. Please do not attempt this Quest before 5 pm Monday-Friday as there is active large construction equipment on site. Construction is expected to continue through the Questing season. If you are unable to make it to this Quest site with this limited availability, email Valley Quest Coordinator Lauren at Lauren@VitalCommunities.org –she has a back-up stamp in her office for this Quest and will get you stamped with no delay.

Directions

From I-91, take Exit 7 towards Springfield. Continue 2 miles, then turn sharply right onto Paddock Rd. Turn right again before the bridge onto Perley Gordon Rd and pull off to park along the side of the road. From here, walk across the bridge. You will see a white house with a kiosk sign for Muckross State Park. Our Quest begins here.

AS OF 6/28/18: THIS QUEST IS CURRENTLY ONLY ACCESSIBLE ON WEEKENDS. The park is under construction, limiting access to the Quest to weekends-only. Please do not attempt this Quest Monday-Friday. Construction is expected to end in mid-August. If you are unable to make it to this Quest site with this limited availability, email Valley Quest Coordinator Lauren at Lauren@vitalcommunities.org--she has a back-up stamp in her office for this Quest and will get you stamped with no delay.

Clues and Map

Click here to view/print the clues and map for this quest.

Created

2017

Update to this Quest

AS OF 6/28/18: THIS QUEST IS CURRENTLY ONLY ACCESSIBLE ON WEEKENDS. The park is under construction, limiting access to the Quest to weekends-only. Please do not attempt this Quest Monday-Friday. Construction is expected to end in mid-August. If you are unable to make it to this Quest site with this limited availability, email Valley Quest Coordinator Lauren at Lauren@vitalcommunities.org–she has a back-up stamp in her office for this Quest and will get you stamped with no delay.