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Norman Bird Sanctuary

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583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, RI 02842
+1 401-846-2577
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Don't bother

We arrived late with only about an hour and a half until the establishment closed but proceeded... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chris S
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Newcastle, Australia
Absolutely take a walk

A beautiful place of 325 acres with numerous beautiful trails. Well worth the small price of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike G
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
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583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, RI 02842
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late with only about an hour and a half until the establishment closed but proceeded anyway. What a waste of money. Im not talking about the lack of time as that was our decision, but the overall lack of bird life for a...More

Thank Chris S
NormanBirdSanctuary, Public Relations Manager at Norman Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chris, We're so sorry you didn't have a good time out on the trails. As a bird sanctuary and wildlife refuge, we provide healthy native habitat for wild animals but they are still exactly that, wild. And wild animals would rather not be seen...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place of 325 acres with numerous beautiful trails. Well worth the small price of admission. We aimed at the Hanging Rock Trail. About 2.25 miles round trip from the visitor’s center. Maybe 100 feet of vertical and some scrambling over rock ledge but...More

Thank Mike G
NormanBirdSanctuary, Public Relations Manager at Norman Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review, Mike. We're glad you got to see the views from Hanging Rock, especially this time of year!

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Found the place very calm, nice walks in the woods and pond, got to see a photograph a few birds too

Thank shmuel b
NormanBirdSanctuary, Public Relations Manager at Norman Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We're glad you enjoyed your time in nature.

Reviewed 1 September 2017

stopped by here on our way out of town, as we were looking for one last thing to do... very much enjoyed the walk. We went out tot he very end of hanging rock. The view is great from there, but be careful! It is...More

1  Thank mike h
NormanBirdSanctuary, Public Relations Manager at Norman Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your walk and the view from Hanging Rock!

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The trails are wide and well maintained with several trail options, the kids will be able to experience nature and wildlife. Many of the trails are shaded and there is a picnic area. Bug spray would helpful on warm summer days.

Thank Skip R
NormanBirdSanctuary, Public Relations Manager at Norman Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks so much for your review. We're glad you were able to enjoy the trails while they're in full summer bloom!

Reviewed 18 July 2017

hike the trails and find the wild life in there natural habitats. ponds, cliffs, trails are restful. small museum is interesting and cool

Thank Camilla C
NormanBirdSanctuary, Public Relations Manager at Norman Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you for your visit and review! We're so glad you found some quality time out in nature.

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The bird sanctuary was very cool to see, it is set off all by itself so it's really nice. They have great trails to walk on and relax.

Thank yelohalo
NormanBirdSanctuary, Public Relations Manager at Norman Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review and your support for open space conservation!

Reviewed 24 April 2017

It is absolutely gorgeous and fun hiking, my 6 year old son LOVES coming here. We got a family membership and it is worth it. We had our son's latest birthday party here and it was wonderful. The staff member who led the activities (hike,...More

Thank taramc444
NormanBirdSanctuary, Public Relations Manager at Norman Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you so much for hosting your party at NBS! We are so glad that the kids had fun and that the grown-ups got to relax. We like to think that NBS is a sanctuary for humans as well, so were happy that you found...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Fantastic place for an afternoon outdoors with family. Multiple animals and beautiful scenery. Inexpensive and an excellent experience.

Thank David T
NormanBirdSanctuary, Director of Special Events at Norman Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your afternoon! NBS is a natural treasure with something new to discover every visit. Hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 25 February 2017

325 acres of a wide variety of habitats provide a tranquil setting for walking, bird watching, or just communing with nature. There of miles of trails through woods, fields, marshes and ridge lines offering an almost never ending change of scene and experiences. One trail...More

Thank jwoodhome
NormanBirdSanctuary, Public Relations Manager at Norman Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What an amazing synopsis! We're so glad you found some time to unwind in nature. Thank you so much for your review!

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