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Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: Middletown, RI
Phone Number: 4013649124
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A rich variety of habitats from salt and freshwater marshes, to grasslands...

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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great p[lace to visit and understand wildlife in the area, friendly staff and very easy to understand why we need to save our beach and wildlife areas.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Carmilla C
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Anderson
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great p[lace to visit and understand wildlife in the area, friendly staff and very easy to understand why we need to save our beach and wildlife areas.

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Thank Carmilla C
Manchester, Connecticut
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49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here in January. Saw a total of 13 deer. You can get quite clos to them. It's a very nice walk. Did not see any Artic White or snow owls this trip, but did last year.

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Thank JimB8956
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Stone dust trail wide enough to walk side by side with views of rocky coast and open ocean on the entire outer loop trail. A cut through in the middle lets you shorten the three miles. Their is access to the rocky coast for exploring and or fishing. The open meadows provide ample bird watching and wildflower viewing. The visitors... More 

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King George, Virginia
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We visited the refuge on two wonderfully warm days in late November and enjoyed walking on the trails along the seashore, The fresh salt air and the seascape vistas made the 1.5 mile loop very enjoyable. We took the loop to the point the first day and the loop on the bay side the second day. Both loops had unique... More 

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Thank Patrick K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We took a walk on the 2.5 mile loop trail on a fine October morning. It was a breathtaking view, with the blue sky and azure sea, black cliffs, yellow and purple wild flowers! We had an exhilarating time, spotted a variety if gulls and ducks and many songbirds on the smaller shrubs on the trail. Unfortunately we didn't know... More 

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Thank das545
Killington, Vermont
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

What a wonderful place to visit when in Rhode Island. We enjoyed it tremendously! We were vacationing in November and will most definitely return the next time we are in the area.

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Thank Ann E
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a very nice place to visit. It gives a totally different perspective of the area. It is so nice and a great place to bring your dog for a quick walk.

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Thank Jason N C
Massachusetts
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Great ocean views on approximately 3 miles of dirt walking paths. I saw deer a mink, a merlin and snails on my 2 morning walks. Very peaceful. The path is very level and elevations are very gentle.

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Thank gcmass
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Sachuest Refuge is a hidden gem. It is one of our favorite places. The walking trails offer some of the most spectacular vistas on the east coast. The ranger station is also a great place to gain a very interesting perspective of the park and young visitors will find it fascinating.

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Essex, Vermont
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274 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Conveniently located near Newport, this refuge offers some great walking. Terrific vistas, plentiful wildlife, and great for bird watching. We go here whenever we are on Aquidnick Island.

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