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    • Mansfield, Connecticut

      Hike Nipmuck Trail

      5.0
      8.3 mi / 748 ft gain
      Nipmuck Trail is a 8.3 mile out and back hike that takes you past wildlife located near Mansfield Center, Connecticut.
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    • Montauk, New York

      Climb the Bluffs of Shadmoor State Park

      1.2 mi / 100 ft gain
      I've never actually been into the Shadmoor State Park, but you can climb up and onto the bluffs from the beach easily; well kind of easily.Most of the parking lots along the beach require Hamptons residency tags, so you can't park right next to beach entrances... bummer. We typically park along ...
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    • Newport, Rhode Island

      Drive the Ocean Drive Historic District

      5.0
      10 mi
      This drive encompasses all that is Newport, RI.  Known for its rocky shores and numerous sea-side mansions, this drive allows you to both view it all from the safety of your car, and has several spots to pull off to get out and get a better view.  There are grassy park areas as well that are perf...
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    • Newport, Rhode Island

      Take a Stroll on the Newport Cliff Walk

      4.6
      3.5 mi
      The 3.5 mile Cliff Walk is a National Recreation Trail in a National Historic District. I chose to start at the western end of Easton's or First Beach at Memorial Blvd. and walk south. The first two-thirds of the walk is very easy walking conditions. Parts of the southern half of the walk are...
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    • Middletown, Rhode Island

      Birdwatch at Sachuest Point

      1.5 mi
      A trip to Aquidneck Island would not be complete without a quick walk around Sachuest Point. I highly recommend this hike at sunrise, but any time of the day (or year) is great! This nature preserve is home to a large population of tourist-friendly deer, and is visited every winter by at least tw...
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    • Providence, Rhode Island

      Hike The Neutaconkanut Trails

      5.0
      To enter the park, you first have to go through a field and past a baseball park. Next, you will see a high slope, you can either enter the trails through here or the stairs at the side. Some of the trails are overgrown and may have ticks or poison ivy so be careful. This place is good for kids a...
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    • Glastonbury, Connecticut

      Blackledge Falls

      4.0
      1.46 mi / 207 ft gain
      Although the park contains hiking trails, a pond and a streambelt, the primary draw of this parcel of land is the 25 foot waterfall. The falls flow varies depending on the volume of precipitation, from a trickle in the dry months to a three-pronged vertical drop after some consistent snow melt or...
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    • Shelter Island, New York

      Hike through the Mashomack Nature Preserve

      10 mi
      Just a short ferry ride from the Hamptons, South Ferry Road is exactly where it sounds; very close to the South Ferry of Shelter Island. The parking lot of Mashomack Preserve is marked by a large sign. When you walk in, you'll see a large nature center. Sign in at a clipboard at the table out fro...
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    • Middlesex County, Connecticut

      Hike to Glen Falls

      5.0
      0.75 mi
      Accessing Glen Falls may be a little tricky at first. Parking will be very minimal, you will park on Grist Mill Ln. Hop onto the road and you will see the trail map on the left side. The adventure begins when you cross the street and go through the gate with the yellow blaze symbol. Keep followin...
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    • Glastonbury, Connecticut

      Hike the Cotton Hollow Nature Preserve

      5.0
      3 mi
      There are two parking locations for Cotton Hollow, the location tagged in the directions is the shortest hike to the old gun powder mill. Suggestions when it comes to exploring the preserve are to stay on the trails, know your limits, and enjoy! There are swimming holes along the river, but swim ...
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    • North Smithfield, Rhode Island

      Hike the Fort Wildlife Refuge

      1 mi
      The parking area is about 50 yards down the dirt driveway on your right. Take care in the spring, as the parking lot can become a mud pit!  This wildlife refuge is a series of loops which lead to three different ponds. These directions are for the 'Pond One' loop. When you start on the trail, sta...
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    • Douglas, Massachusetts

      Hike the Coffeehouse Loop, Douglas State Forest

      3.0
      2.2 mi / 500 ft gain
      Douglas State Forest is located off of Rte 16 in south central Massachusetts. To access trails and the lake, head to the parking area on Wallum Lake Park Road. From the parking lot, you can access the Coffeehouse Loop Trail, as well as a few other shorter trails by the lake. The Coffeehouse Loop ...
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    • Middletown, Connecticut

      Explore Wadsworth Falls

      5.0
      0.25 mi
      When it comes to exploring Wadsworth Falls its ease of access couldn't be better. As soon as you pull into the parking lot you hear the falls roaring. Take the quick walk to see the picturesque scenery.Facts about Wadsworth Falls:Height: 25ft tall and doubled in width Rock: Hampden Basalt -the ro...
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    • Manchester, Connecticut

      Explore Wickham Park

      5.0
      Wickham Park Is open the first weekend in April and closes the last weekend in October. Entrances fees are $5 Monday-Friday and $7 Saturday-Sunday. The park is known for its 250 acres of  open fields, wildflowers, gardens, ponds and nature center. There is no where else can you go have a picnic w...
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    • Blackstone, Massachusetts

      Hike the Blackstone Gorge Trail

      5.0
      0.7 mi / 72 ft gain
      Park at the lot at the corner of Staples Lane and County Street. From here you can access the Blackstone Gorge Trail. Dogs are allowed on leash, and you can enjoy various paths along the river or through the forest. At multiple points you can find yourself looking down at the Blackstone River fro...
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    • Westport, Massachusetts

      Hike Gooseberry Island

      1.5 mi / 36 ft gain
      Begin an hour before sunset at the intersection between West Beach and East Beach Road. The intersecting roads will lead you to a paved causeway over the ocean. Waves typically clash on either side of you as you drive over the ocean. There is a free parking lot once you reach the opening. To reac...
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