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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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Natural Rhode Island!

Free scenery that is quintessential Rhode Island Seaside! Just love the beauty of this place! So peaceful!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Aubrey, Texas
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Aubrey, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Free scenery that is quintessential Rhode Island Seaside! Just love the beauty of this place! So peaceful!

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Oceanside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to Newport for 18 years and this was our first trip to Sachuest. It's a quick 10 minute drive from Newport. At the refuge there are walking trails that hug the coastline. Very scenic and relaxing. There are a lot of different type birds you can see and also deer (which we did not see). After the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to walk and chill. We visit quite often and yet the ocean will always give you something different to see. We like to go off path and walk down to the rocks, a great natural core exercise as you balance yourself traversing the large glacial boulders that formed the peninsula. It's enjoyable in all seasons and in the... More 

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Riverton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best hiking, scenery and coastline in the Newport region! Brought the surfcaster but there was a strong north east wind and fishing mid-day isn't conducive to stripers either. This is our 3rd-4th visit here during different seasons. Lots of spear fishermen also so that may contribute to the scarcity of fish. The area is also a geologists dream as... More 

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Ashby, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice walk around the whole Refuge, approx. 5 miles. Lots of birds and cute bunnies! Free parking, bathrooms, great views of second Beach, nice place to watch the sunset.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We hiked the Ocean View Loop on a breezy, beautiful day. We enjoyed bird watching and taking fab pics of the ocean and terrain. This was just a beautiful morning and a great way to say goodbye as we left Rhode Island.

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Storrs, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

For birds and trails and people, this is the place to go to commune with nature. The people are friendly. The birds are interesting and not rare. There are mammals, such as rabbits and deer. The trails are well-maintained and easily accessible for nearly everybody. I am not sure if they are wheelchair accessible, but, they might be. They have... More 

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Woodbourne, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful easily acessible walking trails. Great for birders. Best of all it is all free. Worth a few hours of leisure time. The locals love it.

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Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Several paths let you walk with amazing views of the rocky shore, beach nearby and with wildflowers in June. You can look for a variety of birds or try fishing also. The visitor center has info, pamphlets to help make the most of your time walking around.

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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Go often when we are in Newport. Great views from the walkways. Quite and peaceful retreat with many places to sit and watch the wild life. A must visit.

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