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Address: Route 101, Foster, RI

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Well maintained High Point

It's funny that you can hike up boulders gaining hundreds of feet of elevation to reach a high point that is devoid of marker or sign-in log, and then visit a high point like... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 July 2016
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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We're attempting to climb the high points of several states. This one is kind of laughable. A pleasant enough very short walk. Not worth a special trip.

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

It's funny that you can hike up boulders gaining hundreds of feet of elevation to reach a high point that is devoid of marker or sign-in log, and then visit a high point like Jerimoth Hill that celebrates your 500 yard walk through a park like you have summited everest! I think we counted 5 or 6 trail markers on... More 

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Perdido Key, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Well maintained. Was easy enough to get to the peak. The road you have to cross is a bit hazardous as you are top of a hill and unable to see either side. Really enjoyed this little jaunt.

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new jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

At only 812 feet, Rhode Island's Highpoint is nothing special. A nice short flat stroll through a wooded path and you're there. A little hard to find the entrance to the trail. There are signs on both sides of the road in the general area of the trail entrance. The entrance is on the eastbound side of route 101 while... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The state with the next highest high point is mountainous Illinois. That should give you a hint about how intense of a hike you will have on the out and back Jerimoth Hill hike. You will sweat buckets but worth it for the view of some of Rhode Island's loveliest trees. There were also some Nepali prayer flags because this... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

I definitely wouldn't go out of my way to come here, but it was really fun and easy for me and my little ones to walk the 200 yards to this Rhode Island high point. Yes, walk. This is not a hike. There is no incline. It's a pleasant stroll through a wooded area to a couple little boulders that... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

There's no view, there are 2 summit plates & the trail is just short & pathetic stuck between 2 yards. I'm glad I did it just to say I bagged the highest summit in Rhode Island but other than that, its just aweful. If you wanna bag the highest state sumit then you have no choice but to do it... More 

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North Scituate, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2012

Make sure you pack plenty of food and water, great climb with some steep grades. worth the trip to RI highest point.

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Rhode Island
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2012

When you are looking to make your own fun, here is the highest point in RI. Not much of a hike, but there you go!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2012

I live near Jerimoth Hill and lov e to tell people the story of the Hill. Even though it's the highest point in RI, it's the lowest highpoint in all 50 states....but for years it was the toughest one to get to!!!

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