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Sachem Pond Wildlife Refuge

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New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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So scenic and quiet.

Even with many people gathering in this area for a look at the Lighthouse and Settler's Rock, there... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
DaveEB310
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Rhode Island
Beautiful spot

All manner of birds especially during migrating seasons. Gull rookery. Swans, ducks. And geese on... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Arlene T
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Block Island
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A freshwater refuge with abundant wildlife.
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4 Jul 2017
“So scenic and quiet.”
15 Mar 2016
“Beautiful spot”
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New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Even with many people gathering in this area for a look at the Lighthouse and Settler's Rock, there is plenty of room to find a space for oneself and experience the peace and beauty of this spot. Worth making the trip down to this area,...More

Thank DaveEB310
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

All manner of birds especially during migrating seasons. Gull rookery. Swans, ducks. And geese on the pond. Incredible sunsets.

Thank Arlene T
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Go to Block Island every summer on the boat and always love to go and see the wildlife. A must for any nature lover.

Thank ashley c
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Birds were plentiful and the pond was nice to clean up in not sure if you can swim in it so we did not and no one else was.

Thank JohnK02474
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Nature's beauty... with no make-up. Dunes, pond and much wildlife. Nice kyack...paddle board and/or nature walk area

1  Thank tom m
Reviewed 30 January 2014 via mobile

Sachem Pond is a lovely large pond located at the North Point on Block Island. It is part of the wildlife bird refuge managed by U.S. fish and Wildlife. The pond is brackish, meaning it was fresh water but that the ocean has washed over...More

1  Thank Businessadvisor
Reviewed 11 August 2013

There's a little beach just behind the parking lot, and the water is a lot warmer than the ocean. Once you get off the sand it's a bit mucky, but the setting is lovely and it makes a nice dip.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 28 June 2013

worth the bike ride--it's peaceful, and there were some animals which made taking pictures more interesting.

Thank marie_marie_marie11
Reviewed 28 September 2012

Whether by bike, scooter or car, this is a lovely area with nice views of the North Lighthouse. Great hiking across the road.

Thank CJ B
Reviewed 12 July 2012

I recall hearing this pond is a fresh water pond but I do recall many times as a kid during storms seeing the ocean flow over the road into the pond. The seagull rookery can be load at times especially during breading and feeding. We...More

1  Thank picc_2
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