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Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge and Kettle Pond Visitors Center

50 Bend Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-2503
+1 401-364-9124
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Nice spot to hike,clam,birdwatch

Found this place by accident a few years back ,and have been back at least a dozen times. Like to... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
steven s
Vernon, Connecticut
RI National Wildlife Refuge

Ninigret has several sections, all with easy trails through a variety of habitats, most around a... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2016
New York City, New York
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“dog park” (5 reviews)
50 Bend Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-2503
+1 401-364-9124
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Found this place by accident a few years back ,and have been back at least a dozen times. Like to go clamming and snorkel.Pretty shallow for the most part.A lot of boat traffic during peak seasons.

1  Thank steven s
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Ninigret has several sections, all with easy trails through a variety of habitats, most around a mile. Many are paved and accessible. The Kettle Pond visitors center of the main visitors center for ask the RI wildlife refuges.

Thank cararro
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Awesome place with several trails of various types. Mostly flat with fantastic views. Bird watching and wonderful sights with ocean views.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 14 March 2016

As is often true of locals, we sometimes overlook the treasures in our backyard. It had been years since we visited Ninigret and after a walk with friends on an unseasonably warm March Sunday, we have vowed to stop there more often. The trails are...More

1  Thank RhodyBFL
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

This setting has so much to offer! There is a wonderful launch for kayaks with convenient drop off and parking. I have used it with my family to paddle out to the breach way. Also here is a wonderful park for kids and a small...More

Thank christineeliza
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Meeting a friend for a nice winter walk. Drive in and go all the way to the end. There is a composting toilet in the parking lot. Chose from a long walk or a short walk or combine them for a longer walk. THe paths...More

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Ahh...Nini park, so very uniquely Rhode Island. This place is so many things wrapped into one, it's home to local observatories, a playground, tennis courts, a swimming hole, and vast beaten, vegetation overgrown roads that lead to nowhere. It's also the home to the Charlestown...More

Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We went there mid-day at the end of August and didn't last long, quickly understanding why there were virtually no other cars in the lots. Its an expansive attractive looking park but the swarming mosquitoes drove us quickly away. I suspect it is a great...More

Thank RetiredTraveler2013
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We saw a deer on the trails. Great east hikes for childgren. Visitors center is perfect for children. Scavenger hunt was very fun.

Thank psmcguire1743
Reviewed 10 August 2015

BRING BUG REPELLENT WITH YOU, YOU WILL BE EATEN ALIVE IF YOU GO IN WITHOUT IT. This was a very short walk along an old air base along the shore. We didn't see too many birds but heard them. It was hot the day we...More

1  Thank javaandjazz
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19 July 2015|
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Response from Lauryc | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, dogs are allowed only on certain trails at Kettle Pond. TA won't allow me to post a link to it for you, but if you google it I'm sure you will find it.
5 February 2015|
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Response from Wally E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I know nothing of such a room.