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National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Phone Number: 401-364-9124
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Crowded with gulls - not people

The National Wildlife Refuge at North Point Lighthouse is one of the special resources of Block Island. The refuge provides a home to huge colonies of gulls - mainly great black... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2013
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Atlanta
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

The National Wildlife Refuge at North Point Lighthouse is one of the special resources of Block Island. The refuge provides a home to huge colonies of gulls - mainly great black backed gulls and herring gulls. During season, they nest in the refuge. Plovers are not common but there is a plover nesting area. And there are lots of other... More 

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St. George, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

What wildlife are the talking about nothing there a couple of ducks and a goose but nothing else I don't get it

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Northampton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Beautiful spot. Don't try to walk here from the ferry as it is about four miles away. Went in October and it was beautiful and not too crowded. Beach is a bit rocky so wear good footwear.

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Deep River, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This was a nice walk at the northern-most part of the island. We walked to the end where the lighthouse is, then past it out to the beach. It was nice - a beautiful day, but only a couple other people out there. Keep in mind, however - there are signs at the entrance about the dangerous rip tide, so... More 

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