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Watson Farm

Watson Farm 455 North Road, Jamestown Watson Farm, a 265-acre property that has been a working family farm since the 1790s, is a scenic tribute to Rhode Island’s agrarian history. Owned and operated by a regional museum called Historic New England, it is a wonderful…

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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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Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge 769 Sachuest Point Rd, Middletown   Because Sachuest Point NWR sits on a small peninsula surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Sakonnet River, and Sachuest Bay, it's an ideal spot for cooling off in the summer.…

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Cliff Walk

Cliff Walk Memorial Blvd west of Easton's (First) Beach, Newport   The 3+ mile paved Cliff Walk path offers gorgeous views of the ocean as well as many of the City by the Sea mansions and Salve Regina University. Starting…

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Dundery Brook Trail

Dundery Brook Trail Meetinghouse Lane, Little Compton   There are deer, turkey, dozens and dozens of bird species as well as rare plants that make their home in and around Dundery Brook, and you'll likely see some of them on your…

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Sakonnet Greenway

Sakonnet Greenway Linden Lane, Portsmouth The Sakonnet Greenway is the longest nature trail on Aquidneck Island. The northern end of the trail passes through lush woodlands and around wide open meadows. Just be careful of the electric fence protecting this private land and be sure to…

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Emilie Ruecker Wildlife Refuge

Emilie Ruecker Wildlife Refuge Seapowet Ave, Tiverton   The Ruecker Wildlife Refuge is a 50-acre preserve featuring easy trails, beautiful views of the Sakonnet River, salt marshes, woods, a pond, and many birds, including egrets, great blue herons and glossy…

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Ballard Park

Ballard Park corner of Hazard & Wickham Roads, Newport   Newport's only nature preserve seems much larger than its 13 acres, partly because of its location next to a wildlife refuge. Granite was quarried on this land from the early…

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