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National Wildlife Refuge

Address: New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Phone Number: 401-364-9124
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Ranked #31 of 37 things to do in Block Island
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks

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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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95 reviews 95 reviews
4 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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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