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Clayhead Nature Trail

Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Easy trail ends at beach

This trail was a nice easy level trail thru some very pretty woods that offered shade on a sunny... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2017
Beautiful Walk by the Water

As it was a coolish Memorial Day weekend, and we're not big shoppers, this was a great activity for... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
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Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

This trail was a nice easy level trail thru some very pretty woods that offered shade on a sunny day, and ended at a beautiful beach.

Thank bruwest
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

As it was a coolish Memorial Day weekend, and we're not big shoppers, this was a great activity for our family -- we all got warm as we walked along the bluffs/cliffs. I only wish there had been a place for us to sit (rocks?)...More

1  Thank klorigan
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Great place to get close to the sea side. Rocky coast line and sandy walk ways. Bring the pup on a leash, and enjoy the fresh breeze. North lighthouse is a distance, but still a great view if you can only go so far. Classic...More

Thank manateefan2015
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Glad we stumbled across this trail but next time must bring bug spray due to aggressive flys. Parking available. Nice woodland walk to beach and bluffs. Make your own clay figures from the sediment. Lots of debris washed up on shore including large dead whale....More

Thank shoreviews
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Was looking out for the trail head sign while biking up Corn Neck Rd to North Light but missed it. Found it on the way back - missed it because it was overshadowed by a large "For Sale" sign. At the end of the bumpy...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed July 1, 2016

One of my favorite things to do on block island is to get up early, before it's busy, and ride my bike to a trail for quiet walking. This is a fantastic trail for birds and fantastic water views over the cliff-side. The trail is...More

1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Stay out of the trails in the maze that run to the left. Stay on the open mowed path and you can walk down to a great beach w/ surf and wonderful sounds as the waves move across the beach stones.

Thank Enfieldwatersprite
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Take the time to hike this gorgeous trail, it is magnificent! It is not too difficult. We took a cab from the ferry dock to the trail entrance for $18 but wished we had taken a cab to the far end of the trail and...More

1  Thank PitBossJunior
Reviewed June 11, 2016

The path to the trail is easy enough to find, although cyclists might find that there are too many cars using that little entry road. It's a lovely walk, but a sign post here and there would help one to make a round trip more...More

Thank Deirdre B
Reviewed September 26, 2015

The bluffs trail rewards you with breathtaking views, and be sure to take some detours in the "maze" wooded trail offshoots from the main trail for some enchanting diversity to this seaside hike. The bluffs trail goes off to the left when you reach the...More

1  Thank Eric H
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July 8, 2016|
Response from Enfieldwatersprite | Reviewed this property |
The trail is fairly level w/ a one gradual relatively short down hill section if you take the right junction trail to the beach. Otherwise to the left at the junction you are walking slightly up and down on a high ridge... More