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Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge

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Refuge Headquarters, 50 Bend Road, RI
+1 401-364-9124
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Beautiful, Easy walk

This was a beautiful park with easy walking trails. We saw a beautiful stone wall, birds... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
The best place for a variety of birds

This is an easy walking area with diverse habitats. I would take time by the open field looking for... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Cape Cod
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Free refuge which has trails over fields and around salt marshes.
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“osprey point” (2 reviews)
“ducks” (2 reviews)
Refuge Headquarters, 50 Bend Road, RI
+1 401-364-9124

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This was a beautiful park with easy walking trails. We saw a beautiful stone wall, birds, butterflies, flowers, chipmunks, and the pond! I would HIGHLY recommend bug spray!

Thank Nmcleveland
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is an easy walking area with diverse habitats. I would take time by the open field looking for ground birds and raptors. Go past the farm pond. Then, either fork off to the right to go all the way down to Osprey Point, or...More

Thank CapeCodRita
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

My husband & I took Osprey Point trail; an easy, 0.8 mile, one-way trek through fields & woodlands, ending at an observation deck overlooking beautiful Block Island Sound! There were benches & a telescope there for enjoying the pond & ocean views. After relaxing there...More

Thank Pdgram
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit for anyone and likely a great spot for kids as the trails are all short to medium length. As one reviewer noted it can definitely get buggy - particularly in the woodland areas- so be sure to apply big repellant; husband...More

1  Thank MaiaB
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Numerous trails lead through a variety of habitats - grassland, forest, shrub, salt pond and shore. Lots of birds to find and ID.

Thank cararro
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This refuge is an excellent place for people who want to see a lot of birds and small wildlife. The trails are very easy and anyone can easily walk them.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This refuge is excellent for birdwatching during fall migration. For hikers and nature enthusiasts, the refuge is also recommended. The trails are well-marked, and when I went, during mid-October, the trees were changing colors and the surroundings were beautiful. The trails lead through/by fields, forest,...More

1  Thank Andi55_13
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Found this place online while looking to do something different while camping nearby. The first thing I want to tell you in to BRING SOME BUG REPELLENT AND SPRAY IT ALL OVER YOU, BECAUSE THEY WILL BITE YOU WHERE YOU MISSED.. If you don't you...More

Thank javaandjazz
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We enjoyed the nature trails at Trustom Pond better than Ninigret. Both are National Wildlife Refuges but Trustom had much more waterfowl and bird activity. We saw 2 nests (one was osprey).

1  Thank cmsmile
Reviewed 1 March 2015

This is a wonderful nature reserve. The trails are very easy to walk and there are viewing decks strategically located. You can see various birds, waterfowls, owls, deers etc. I've been here during summer and winter and it's breathtaking every time.

4  Thank Bagoboy
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