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Blackstone Valley has great parks for outdoor activities year-round

Find fun outdoor activities from tide pools to woodland hiking at RI parks; with maps
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Lincoln Woods State Park

2 Manchester Print Works Road Lincoln, RI, 02865 Phone: 401-723-7892

Inland park with freshwater swimming, boating, trails, horseback riding

This beautiful, large, wooded inland park is in the Blackstone River Valley and an easy drive from Providence. The park has a lake for freshwater swimming and paddling, trout fishing, and fields for ball games and picnics. Permits are required for use of picnic areas and fields.
There are many trails for hiking, walking, jogging, horseback riding or mountain biking. Some trails are for horseback riding only and other trails are for multiple uses.
Lifeguards are on duty during the summer season. Motor boats are not allowed on the lake on weekends and holidays during summer. Motors must be less than 10 horsepower. Eastern Mountain Sports operates a kayaking school at the park (800-310-4504). The Park has a riding program with lessons, by Sunset Stables.
Map of Lincoln Woods State Park (PDF)