44 Broad Street, Westerly
Owned and maintained by the Memorial & Library Association of Westerly, this 14-acre park has an arboretum-quality collection of tree species, monuments, perennial gardens, paved paths, and more – all nestled in the heart of downtown Westerly.
This is a great place to visit in any season. Let your kids decide which way to go – you’re always within a short walk back to your car, the library, and restaurants and shops!
Length: 0.5 mile
Difficulty: very easy for kids
Map: available at the Westerly Library ($1 suggested donation)
Dogs: are welcome, so long as they are leashed and you clean up after them
You might want to bring: a picnic, your library card
Get directions or follow ours:
From Route 95 South, take Exit 1 (Westerly) and bear right onto Route 3 South. Travel 6 miles into Westerly, crossing a railroad bridge where there is a traffic light. Proceed straight less than 1/2 mile to a second traffic light and turn right. Wilcox Park is on the right.
From Route 1 South, travel through Charlestown and Dunns Corners (Westerly). Continue to traffic light where Rte. 1 South bears left at Granite St. Take a left at the light and follow to traffic light at junction of Route 3. Continue straight through light and bear right onto Broad Street. Wilcox Park is on the right.