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Address: 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, RI 02842
Phone Number: 401/846-2577
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Birdwatching

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Arrived too late, but loooked promising for birders.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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New Carrollton, Maryland
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105 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 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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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 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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Baltimore
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173 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 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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RHODE ISLAND
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287 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 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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Palm Springs, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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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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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Nice bird sanctuary. A fair number of trails both thru marsh area, woods, etc. I didn't see many birds mid-day but I imagine during the dusk/dawn there would be ones visible as I could hear them during mid-day.

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Just a few minutes drive from downtown Newport. Nice walking trails, views of the ocean, friendly staff. Peaceful spot.

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Connecticut
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76 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is pretty much a self guided hike through the woods. Saw a snake and found a tick embedded in my flesh. Unless you are an experienced birder with fancy binoculars then you probably won't be all that impressed.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a wonderful place with a barn and history of birds and animal found on the island. They also offer a summer camp up to 12years old... You can walk thru the sanctuary but make sure you use tick repellent!

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