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Address: 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, RI 02842
Phone Number: 401/846-2577
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Great way to spend a day!

I have been there many times for the Harvest Fair, but have never taken the time to walk the trails. What a treat, there are many well marked trails for different walking levels... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Eleanor02842
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Middletown, Rhode Island
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Middletown, Rhode Island
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81 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been there many times for the Harvest Fair, but have never taken the time to walk the trails. What a treat, there are many well marked trails for different walking levels and all of these are just beautiful. Whoever is responsible for the maintenance of this vast place should pat themselves on the back for a job that... More 

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Thank Eleanor02842
Brooklyn, New York
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65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This is a great spot to visit if you enjoy outdoor activities, with many trails to wander. I think the entrance fee is a bit pricey, but at least it supports a nice place. Definitely try the Hanging Rock trail, going all the way to the end for the phenomenal beach overlook.

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Thank JohnPMcC
Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Beautiful space to hike and take pictures. one of many places suggested by our hotel and it was a great place to take a bag lunch and explore. Only wish it were bigger.

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Thank T S
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

My husband and I traveled in from Pennsylvania for my cousins wedding and we were delighted with everything, The property was perfect for a wedding a reception in one.

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Thank kimmysusie1970
New Carrollton, Maryland
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115 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I stopped here with my son to take a look around. I was a little surprised to see that it was $5 just to walk along the trails. We were not going to be there very long but I still paid so we could walk. They have maps available and a significant amount of trails. There are some chickens along... More 

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Thank EthanfromMD
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This was incredibly disappointing. There was little to see, nothing unusual, and the trails were poorly marked. Additionally, there were so many bugs and mosquitoes--I got some of the worst bites ever. Be careful for deer ticks. Be sure to wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts.

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Thank Claire E
Baltimore
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183 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We unfortunately arrived 4:30 and they close 5pm. Nice young man who worked there answered a lot of questions. We were hoping to go in for free at that time of day, but he said that they would charge us the $6. per person, so we decided to try to come back the next day. We had too much to... More 

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Thank travelerdebBaltimore
RHODE ISLAND
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1,630 reviews
376 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Went on a great walk and you can hear the birds and then see them I think that they are used to people as they for the most part do not fly away. This Sanctuary has other types of shows on the grounds and we attend many of these as they are educational and you learn about the birds that... More 

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Thank Barry N
Palm Springs, California
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Lovely, pretty short trail, but with fabulous views at the end on the cliff top. Didn't see any exceptional birds as the weather was misty but it was a great little walk.

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Thank Horsewithnoname1
Newport, Rhode Island
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I've been going to the Norman Bird Sanctuary with different people for years and it's one of the finest nature centers in New England. The sanctuary has many trails you can explore and some of them lead to scenic views over the river and the outskirts of Newport. Sometimes you'll see Birds but that depends on the time of day... More 

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