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Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge and Kettle Pond Visitors Center

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Very relaxing

Nice place to walk and enjoy some early season peace and quiet. Good views of the ponds and grassy... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Stefan N
via mobile

My wife and I hiked the beach from the parking area out to the breach way. A beautiful walk. Ocean... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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50 Bend Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-2503
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 September 2012

" Do ya like good music , Ha , That sweet soul music , Just as long as it's swinging , Oh Yah . Oh yah ." Lyrics from Sweet Soul Music which always takes me back to the Festival at Ninigret at labor Day....More

4  Thank RobertBacon
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 July 2015

We took two of the walks in the Refuge--the Foster Cove Trail, which is in the first parking area off Route 1 North. The second, in the main Ninigret recreational area (second right off the highway), was the Grassy Point Nature Trail. Both trails are...More

1  Thank W-Hartford_CT
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Nice place to walk and enjoy some early season peace and quiet. Good views of the ponds and grassy marshes along most of the trails.

Thank Stefan N
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My wife and I hiked the beach from the parking area out to the breach way. A beautiful walk. Ocean on our right (with a view of Block Island), the pond and bird habitat to our left. Challenging terrain. About 6 miles round trip. Pack...More

Thank mlussier2018
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I was the naturalist for the DEM at this beach one summer and it is the best beach in creation for those who hate development. On one side is the open ocean and on the other side is a salt pond. There are no shops...More

Thank sipapu36
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

What a great place for a walk in the woods and then climb the observation deck for a wonderful view of Block Island.

Thank ralph02813
Reviewed 13 July 2018

There is a great dog park here that is always clean and well kept. they have a small dog side and a big dog side. Love walking the trails and there is also an observatory that opens Friday night for stargazing.

Thank Cami G
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This park was built on an old airstrip so is very flat and can get very hot in the summer. It does have fresh water swimming with lifeguards,a playground, tennis courts, paved track for walking and biking and a spot to launch a kayak. Be...More

2  Thank Decaf7
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Beautiful hiking trails along the seashore. There is also a nice playground for children of all ages with a nicely constructed playscape.

Thank CathyF64
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

A visit to this hidden gem will not disappoint. It's perfect for families and friends. Relax and have fun.

Thank weeatout92
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Engaging and enjoyable hiking area and nature preserve with a number of ponds and lakes to skirt by. The main trail loop was only about 2 miles or so (actually a bit too short in our opinion) and not at all arduous. Being early spring,...More

2  Thank Chang- G
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Great park with easy access and plenty of parking. Not crowded on a beautiful spring day. Nice paths that were no problem for stroller. Explored the shoreline and got some much needed fresh air.

Thank Sommersby74
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20 July 2015|
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Response from Lauryc | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, dogs are allowed only on certain trails at Kettle Pond. TA won't allow me to post a link to it for you, but if you google it I'm sure you will find it.
6 February 2015|
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Response from Wally E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I know nothing of such a room.