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Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge 769 Sachuest Point Road, Middletown It’s hard to believe the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge was once a municipal landfill. The 40-acre refuge now includes breathtaking views, salt marshes, steep rocky shorelines, observation platforms for…

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Tillinghast Pond Management Area

Tillinghast Pond Management Area Plain Road, West Greenwich At nearly 2,000 acres, the Tillinghast Pond Management Area is The Nature Conservancy’s largest land holding in the state. Along with Arcadia and Wickaboxet Management Areas, and the University of Rhode Island’s…

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Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge

Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge 1040 Matunuck Schoolhouse Road, South Kingstown At this National Wildlife Refuge, you’ll see a variety of habitats such as shrublands, woodlands, beaches, and Trustom Pond—the state’s only undeveloped coastal salt pond. You’re also likely to…

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Upper Roaring Brook

Upper Roaring Brook Tefft Hill Trail and Arcadia Road, Hopkinton The fifth and final Arcadia Management Area hike on this website, Upper Roaring Brook has a long wooden walkway great for both strollers and wheelchairs. Don’t let the fact that…

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Maxwell Mays Wildlife Refuge

Maxwell Mays Wildlife Refuge 2082 Victory Highway, Coventry Maxwell Mays, a folk artist best known for his paintings of historic Rhode Island, was also an environmental conservationist and philan- thropist. He donated 295 acres of land to Audubon as part…

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Fort Nature Refuge

Fort Nature Refuge 1445 Providence Pike (Route 5), North Smithfield This 235-acre woodland was donated by the Fort family to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and is the source of the Woonasquatucket River. With its wide, well-marked trails, beautiful…

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Touisset Marsh Wildlife Refuge

Touisset Marsh Wildlife Refuge 99 Touisset Road, Warren At just 66 acres, Audubon’s Touisset Marsh is one of the smaller wildlife refuges in the state. But the easy walk through salt marshes, hardwood forests, and meadows, and the stunning views…

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Blackstone Park

Blackstone Park corner of Rhode Island Ave. and Paterson St., Providence Blackstone Park and the 1.6-mile Blackstone Boulevard greenway are maintained by the Blackstone Parks Conservancy in partnership with the Providence Parks Department and the Department of Public Works. The…

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Gilbert Stuart Birthplace & Museum

Gilbert Stuart Birthplace & Museum 815 Gilbert Stuart Road, Saunderstown You may know of the museum, water wheels, and mills here, but tucked into the back of the 23-acre Gilbert Stuart Birthplace & Museum property is a lovely nature trail.…

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Crawley Preserve

Crawley Preserve Glen Rock Road, Richmond A joint effort of the Richmond Rural Land Conservation Trust and the South Kingstown Land Trust, Crawley Preserve is a splendid property. Although a relatively short distance, the rugged paths and convoluted trails can…

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