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Block Island has lovely trails for walking and hiking

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Clay Head Preserve

Corn Neck Road Block Island, RI Phone: 401-446-2129

The Clay Head Preserve traverses beautiful scenery on Block Island, traversing bird-filled meadows, clay bluffs overlooking the ocean and a bunch of intertwining trails known as the Maze.
Directions: Look for a post marker on the right side of Corn Neck Road about two miles from town. Turn right down the dirt road and drive about one-third mile to a parking area and see the Clay Head sign.
Rodman Hollow  trail on Block Island-credit-credit-RI Commerce Corp
Rodman's Hollow

Black Rock Road Block Island (New Shoreham), RI, 02807 Phone: 401-446-2129

This 230-acre glacial outwash basin is located in the southwest part of the island. Walk down Black Rock Road off of Cooneymus Road. About 0.25 miles down on your left, you will see a wooden gate and turnstile marking the trail entrance. Bear left, where the trail splits to traverse the bottom of the Hollow. Bear right to ascend a knoll with a wonderful panoramic vista. The trails intersect again to return to Black Rock Road. If you turn left and continue down the road, you can access the beach via a trail down the bluff.
Block Island Nature Conservancy - New Shoreham, RI
Greenway Trails of Block Island with the Block Island Nature Conservancy

Office at 352 High Street Block Island, RI Phone: 401-466-2129

Formed by glaciers nearly 10,000 years ago, Block Island features a diverse array of habitats. Birds stop here while migrating in the spring and fall along the Atlantic Flyway. About 25 miles of walking and hiking trails on Block Island are open to the public, free of charge. A full-color map showing all 25 miles of walking trails is available at the Nature conservancy office on High Street and at the Tourist Information Building in Old Harbor. Price $2
Please do not bike on the trails. The island’s many dirt roads offer excellent off-road biking opportunities. Lyme disease is common on Block Island. Take precautions to avoid deer ticks. Staying on marked trails will help you avoid ticks and poison ivy. Dogs are permitted, but please keep them leashed. Please remember that the dunes and bluffs are very fragile. Please stay clear of them for your safety.
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Lewis-Dickens Farm of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island

Cooneymus Road Block Island, RI Phone:

This 120-acre Dickens Farm Wildlife Refuge gives walkers panoramic views above the crashing waves of the Atlantic. Two easy-level trails traverse coastal meadows. Bird watchers often see raptors and fall migrants. This property also preserves a bit of Rhode Island's farming history. Birds sightings include barn owl, northern harrier, peregrine falcon, merlin, American kestrel, song sparrow, yellow-rumped warbler, and pheasant. No dogs allowed.
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North Light Lighthouse and Beach

North End of Corn Neck Road New Shoreham (Block Island), RI Phone: 401-466-3200

This lighthouse is on the grounds of the National Wildlife Sanctuary, which contains walking and hiking trails. No tower access. Reaching the lighthouse requires walking for about 20 minutes from the parking area on a sandy beach.
Hours: Thursday-Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; closed Tuesday & Wednesday and on rainy days
Information: http://bit.ly/153Bq2E