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Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge

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Middletown, RI
+1 401-364-9124
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Nice place to walk and get away from town

Loved the great views and access to scamper along the rocks along the water's edge.

Reviewed 28 November 2011
Boston, Massachusetts
Paradise on Earth

Sachuest NWR is one of my favorite places anywhere. If you want a quiet walk, want to enjoy... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2011
Harriman, NY
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A rich variety of habitats from salt and freshwater marshes, to grasslands to sandy beaches and dunes make this 242-acre nature refuge an excellent destination for outdoor and birding enthusiasts.
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  • Very good22%
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Middletown, RI
+1 401-364-9124
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Reviewed 28 November 2011

Loved the great views and access to scamper along the rocks along the water's edge.

Thank Lynn4600
Reviewed 20 November 2011

Sachuest NWR is one of my favorite places anywhere. If you want a quiet walk, want to enjoy breathtaking coastal scenery (including, if you're lucky, a view of Sakonnet Light in the distance way across the bay), want to watch the lovely variety of birds...More

Thank adx4evr
Reviewed 16 November 2011

This is a great area for a short walk. The trails offer a great view of the Atlantic Ocean and are mostly flat. The trails offer just a few miles of trails and quite a few places for access to great salt water fishing. Just...More

1  Thank SeanH1999
Reviewed 13 November 2011

It is a great place to wonder and breath the great air

Thank Etta-PatsAdventure
Reviewed 26 February 2011

Lovely 3 mile flat hike with beautiful ocean views. Need I say more? Definitely go and enjoy!

3  Thank llama
Reviewed 9 August 2009

This is a wonderful, FREE place to visit. The visitor's center is open during the summer, and it has a bathroom, gift shop, and helpful volunteers. There are two trails along this wildlife refuge that intersect each other, allowing beautiful views of the rocky coast....More

5  Thank teamwonderful
Reviewed 27 July 2009

A beautiful ocean edge walk... Quiet and peaceful. Well worth a few hours.

1  Thank Noname1Boston
Reviewed 6 May 2007

The sanctuary is located on the ocean. There is an excellent visitor center with a gift shop, where you can pick up a map. There are only two loop trails (total of just under 3 miles). It is walking, not hiking, really. There are no...More

2  Thank giulietta429
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19 August 2016|
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Response from DGandSAG | Reviewed this property |
In some ways, the "best" spot is at Sachuset Point itself, which is between shoreline access points 2 and 4 on the refuge map that you can get at the headquarters or can download online (can't list the URL here due to TA... More
11 March 2016|
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Response from jazanana | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea. Don't remember seeing any dogs. Look for a website - might be info there.
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28 February 2015|
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Response from lks08 | Reviewed this property |
Its open, check on visitors center hours, sure it would be rough going with all the snow, trails aren't cleared. But some good viewing if you're up to it. Skis or snow shoes???