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Address: New Shoreham, Block Island, RI

Wildlife refuge formed by glaciers.

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Lovely gentle walk

We had a very enjoyable gentle walk here and even saw a turtle crossing the path. The only thing I wish was that there was a map of the trails at the start so we could have been... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2016
Ann S
Waterford, Connecticut
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Waterford, Connecticut
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Reviewed October 5, 2016

We had a very enjoyable gentle walk here and even saw a turtle crossing the path. The only thing I wish was that there was a map of the trails at the start so we could have been sure what path to take. And the paths were not well marked- some forks in the road did not have arrows. There... More 

1 Thank Ann S
Woodbury, Connecticut
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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

This trail isn't marked at all. It splits several times and we ended up lost. Had to walk 2 miles on the road to get back to our bikes. There was horse poop through the entire trail, and there was nothing exciting about the hour long walk through dirt and trees. Don't waste your time. There are plenty of other... More 

Thank jmz6108
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Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

You get a great view of the bluffs if you follow the road to the end at the trailhead. We only went down into the hollow for a little bit. We were more interested in ocean views than the hollow. It was a pleasant walk.

Thank Takemetoalaska
Colorado Springs
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Reviewed June 19, 2016

Beautiful area preserved with the Nature Conservancy for over 30 years, there are great views and hiking and a variety of natural features from trees to scrub.

Thank MaryKop
Woodbury, ct
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

This is a great place to explore. The trails go on and on but the views are the reward. always come here when I visit.

Thank hameld
River Vale, New Jersey
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Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is our favorite hike. After a long bike ride around the Island we found this hike, It is not easy to find but worth looking for. the Hollow is beautiful and the colors are vibrant at different times of the year. You can't miss this on your trip tp Block Island.

Thank Eduardo O
Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed October 22, 2015

There is a small parking lot where we started, and from there a clearly marked trail with several side trails. It is light hiking since it's most flat. If you walk far enough you will hit the bluffs and can see the beaches .

Thank Stephanie B
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
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Reviewed October 21, 2015

For our day trip to Block Island, while riding our scooter, we took a turn at hiking. Rodman Hollow allowed us to leave our wheels, and hike east toward the shores. A warm day, with brush and a good trail to follow, led us to the Southeast corner of the island, where we looked over bluffs toward the south. Great... More 

Thank Joe R
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed October 17, 2015

Pretty spot of the island with a sweeping view to the ocean. Go in the mid-to-late morning when the sunlight brings out its best.

Thank Ken L
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2015

Our long hike alongside flowering meadows was a trip through the Garden of Eden. I even found a 4-leaf-clover! The views of the ocean, the bluffs and the cliffs were spectacular. We took many pictures. We were happy here!

1 Thank Carina B

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