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John H. Chafee Nature Preserve

John H. Chafee Nature Preserve Boston Neck Road (Route 1A), North Kingstown   Known to many as Rome Point, the Chafee Nature Preserve is one of the few natural spaces in RI that may be more popular in winter than…

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Neutaconkanut Hill

Neutaconkanut Hill 675 Plainfield St, Providence   Tucked into the western corner of Providence are 88 acres full of beautiful woodlands, meadows, valleys, geological outcroppings, stone walls, brooks, and many animals and birds. The "Great Hill of Neutaconkanut", the highest…

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Norman Bird Sanctuary

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 Third Beach Rd, Middletown   The NBS's 325 acres and over 7 miles of hiking trails are well worth the few dollars they charge for trail use. The Welcome Center, Museum, and grounds are open 9am-5pm…

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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 RI. Along with Arcadia and Wickaboxet Mgmt Areas, and URI's Alton Jones campus, Tillinghast…

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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, with funding from the Town of South Kingstown, The Nature Conservancy, private donors and charities, Crawley Preserve…

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Great Swamp Management Area

Great Swamp Management Area 277 Great Neck Road, South Kingstown   The 3,000+ acres of wetlands, woodlands, and meadows of the Great Swamp Management Area abut beautiful Worden Pond. But you'll want to take the loop trail around a large swamp…

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Mohegan Bluffs

Mohegan Bluffs Spring Street, New Shoreham (Block Island)   There are quite a few wonderful hikes on Block Island, but this one starts from the ferry landing at Old Harbor and includes a walk along the beach, a visit to…

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Walkabout Trail

Walkabout Trail Putnam Pike, Glocester   Built by Australian sailors of HMAS Perth, the Walkabout Trail offers three loops through the George Washington State Campground and Management Area. There's the 2-mile blue trail, the 6-mile red trail, and the 8-mile…

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Mt. Tom

Mt. Tom Mt. Tom Road, Exeter   With over 14,000 acres, the Arcadia Management Area is Rhode Island’s largest recreational area, and offers many opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, boating, fishing, and horseback riding. Ironically, the…

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Long Pond Woods

Long Pond Woods Canonchet Road, Hopkinton   Long Pond Woods is the most difficult hike on this site. But huge rock outcroppings, majestic hemlock trees, and one of the most spectacular views in the state more than make up for all…

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