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Frenchtown Park & Frye Nature Preserve

Frenchtown Park & Frye Nature Preserve 1127 Frenchtown Rd, East Greenwich   This quiet little gem doesn't get a lot of attention, but it is quite beautiful and easy to get to. Not too far from Main Street, and abutting…

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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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Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge (northern section)

Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge (northern section) 50 Bend Road, Charlestown   From the Kettle Pond Visitor Center, the trails in the northern section of the Ninigret NWR are flat and easy to navigate through beautiful pine and oak trees, blueberry…

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Roger Williams Park

Roger Williams Park located off Elmwood Ave, Providence   Sure, you probably know and go to our fabulous zoo, but what about the park itself? The 435 acres of Roger Williams Park offer a lot of wonderful opportunities to view…

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Ryan Park

Ryan Park Oakhill Rd, North Kingstown   Ryan Park, once an abandoned dump, may be one of Rhode Island's best kept secrets. The 350-acre park includes athletic fields, boat-ramp access to Belleville Pond (no motors allowed), a playground, picnic tables, and…

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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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Upper Roaring Brook

Upper Roaring Brook Tefft Hill Trail and Arcadia Road, Hopkinton   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…

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Wilcox Park

Wilcox Park 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…

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Blackstone Park

Blackstone Park corner of Rhode Island Ave. and Paterson St., Providence   This 45-acre gem contains meadows, woodlands, ponds, wildlife, views of the Seekonk River, a giant staircase, conservation areas, and easy trails that children will love to explore. The…

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