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This is a three-part cache, with ammo boxes, located in the
following Wilton Parks: Cherry Lane, Bradley and Town Forest. The
first cache is located in Cherry Lane Park. The second is in
Bradley Park, and the third and final cache is in Town Forest off
Branch Brook Road.The object of the cache is to get the best poker
hand and compare it with the hands of the three previous visitors
to the final cache.
This is how it works: The first cache contains envelopes (with three playing cards in each) and the coordinates for the next stage. TAKE ONE ENVELOPE but do not open. The second cache contains envelopes (with two playing cards in each) and the coordinates for the final stage. TAKE ONE ENVELOPE but do not open. When you have found the third ammo box, open the envelopes to reveal your poker
hand. You can now improve your hand by discarding up to three cards and replacing them with additional cards which are in individual envelopes in the final cache. Once completed, note your hand and leave your cards in the cache (envelope marked "Used Cards") for
recycling. Finally, post your hand as a find and compare it with the hands of the three previous players. Only post your find when the final cache has been found and all three logs have been signed.
Trades include Old Maid, Go Fish and other card games. Allow 30 minutes to an hour for each stage (not including drive-time). The stages need not be completed on the same day. The envelopes must not be opened until the final cache is found. Good Luck!
Stage #1 - This cache is located in Cherry Lane Park which is situated on the north side of Cherry Lane and has a parking lot. Look for mailbox #77. Check out the From Penny Lane to Cherry Lane cache also located in this park.
Stage #2 - This cache is located in Bradley
Park. Access to this park is at the end of Graenest Ridge Road. Park at the end of the street on the cul-de-sac. The path to the park (somewhat hidden) is just off the shared driveway past the three black mailboxes on the left. If you want a shorter walk, park at the end of Oakledge Lane (trail head is at the end of the cul-de-sac). There are several other caches in this park.
Stage #3 - This cache is located in the southern section of town-owned property (Town Forest). Access to the park is via a small parking area situated on the north side of Branch Brook Road. Look for mailbox # 167. There are several other cahes in this park.
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Cneg 2 Bss erq genvy. Sbyybj pbzcnff hc naq bire. Pnpur vf va gur ebpxf ybpngrq orgjrra gjb gerrf jvgu qbhoyr gehaxf.
Cneg 3 Bss oyhr genvy. Arneyl n fgevxr ol guvf snyyra gerr.
- Bradley ParkAccess to Bradley Park - Second Cache
- Cherry Lane ParkFirst Cache
- Wilton ForestThird and Final Cache
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum