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Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge and Kettle Pond Visitors Center

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A great place to pause

What a great place for a walk in the woods and then climb the observation deck for a wonderful view... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Charlestown, Rhode Island
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Nice park, dog park and observatory!

There is a great dog park here that is always clean and well kept. they have a small dog side and a... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Cami G
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50 Bend Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-2503
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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
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Both Ninigret and Kettle Pond offer well maintained hiking paths, with the nature center building at Kettle Pond very good educational exhibits. Remnants of the old US Naval airbase can still be found at Ninigret, along with good views of the salt Pond. Dogs on...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

If you haven’t walked the acres at Ninigret, or waded in the salt ponds, or watched the birds and wildlife, or soaked up the silence of this beautiful place, please go. Anytime of day, any time of year. It’s a different place every time you...More

2  Thank Cheri O
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Small visitor center especially good for kids. Beautiful ocean view from platform. Easy 1/2 mile path from visitor center to platform. Wheelchair access on first floor of platform. Use spyglass to see Block Island. Take bug spray!

Thank k p
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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.