Discover the Royal River: and win a 2018 Maine State Park Pass!
KICK-OFF & WELCOME STATION: Saturday, September 30th, 10am to 5pm, Yarmouth History Center, 118 East Elm Street, Yarmouth. Join the Yarmouth Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, New Gloucester Historical Society, Durham Historical Society, and the Royal River Conservation Trust for this special invitation to Discover the Royal River.
SELF-LED TOURS ALL MONTH: The contest continues through October 31, 2017, designed for self-led discovery explorations at your convenience. Maps are available all month at Yarmouth History center, on kiosks at each park, or just use the information on this webpage, or print out this six-page 8.5 x 11 packet that includes everything you’ll need.
EXPLORE: Five parks or preserves in four towns:
- Royal River Park (History Center): GPS 118 East Elm Street, Yarmouth
- Old Town House Park: GPS Route 9 opposite Ansel Lane, North Yarmouth
- Skyline Farm: GPS 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth
- Runaround Pond Recreation Area: GPS 259 Runaround Pond Road, Durham
- Intervale Preserve: GPS 642 Intervale Road, New Gloucester
FOLLOW: Hiking and walking trails that are well-marked and suitable for kids of the elderly.
DISCOVER: Local history on conserved land up and down the river, with interpretive information developed with help from the historical societies of Yarmouth, North Yarmouth, Durham, and New Gloucester and the curators at Skyline Farm.
FIND: Sixteen selfie stations with historic interpretation material
CONTEST INSTRUCTIONS — TWO WAYS TO WIN:
ONE WAY TO WIN: Shoot the whole shebang: Visit five sites, four towns, several selfie stations per site. There are 16 in all. Snap a selfie at each one. Send your photos to info@RRCT.org or tag your photos @RoyalRiverConservationTrust on Facebook or Instragram. To tag on Facebook you must like us on Facebook first!
SECOND WAY TO WIN: Shoot the best: prize awarded to the BEST selfie of all photos submitted. Send your photos to info@RRCT.org or tag your photos @RoyalRiverConservationTrust. To tag on Facebook, you must like us on Facebook first!
Prize winners will be drawn on November 1, 2017.
These photos are from a similar contest in 2016: