Follow the Clues — Scavenger Hunts in Connecticut Last Updated 7/19

You can find special event scavenger hunts year round in Connecticut—some are tied to events and celebrations, others are just a unique way to discover a museum or attraction. They’re also perfect for school groups and a great team-building idea for businesses and organizations. Best of all, it’s a fun way to experience some of Connecticut’s best hidden treasures. 

Town- and City-based Hunts

If you’re looking for something customized, there are also a few companies that can set you up on a hunt that’s based around a specific town, theme or even a special birthday or anniversary. At websites like scavengerhunt.comLet’s Roam, and, you’ll also find customized hunts based around specific Connecticut cities and towns, like Hartford, Bridgeport, New Haven and more. Here are a few that currently offer public and private challenges in Connecticut:

The Sky’s the Limit in Connecticut’s Parks & Forests

In 2019, you can explore 14 of Connecticut’s state parks and forest with the “Sky’s The Limit Hiking Challenge.” Participants in this friendly competition will once again have the opportunity to receive a hiking staff medallion or Sky's the Limit lapel pin for visiting ten designated locations and taking on-site photos of themselves. On January 1, 2020, names will be drawn from those who visited all fourteen locations and fifty winners will receive a hand-carved hiking staff.  All entries are due Friday, December 6, 2019. Get all the details, here.


Destinations with Organized Hunts

Here are some Connecticut attractions that offer visitors a scavenger hunt experience. You can follow the clues to discover history, nature, science, wildlife and more.

And be sure to search our Events page for upcoming Scavenger Hunts around the state.