Rhode Island has many places and opportunities to get outdoors and enjoy nature (maybe learn a little, too) at wildlife preserves, bird santuaries, nature trails,and state parks.
455 North Road Jamestown, RI Phone: 401-423-0005
Started in 1796, this working farm is set on 265 acres and features cattle, sheep, horses, chickens, and a garden. Trails and self-guided tours take visitors on a trip through the history and seasonal cycles of the farm. School programs and demonstrations are available. Open seasonally.
Black Rock Road Block Island (New Shoreham), RI, 02807 Phone: 401-446-2129
1000 Elmwood Avenue Cranston, RI, 02907 Phone: 401-785-9450
409 Bulgarmarsh Road Tiverton, RI, 02878 Phone: 401-849-9519
Beavertail Road Jamestown, RI, 02835 Phone: 401-423-9941
Park with rocky shores, tide pools, salt water fishing, walking, picnicking, lighthouse
Purgatory Road Middletown, RI Phone: 401-847-7565
Buck Hill Road Burrillville, RI Phone:
Prudence Island Portsmouth, RI Phone: 401-683-6780
Sachuest Point Road Middletown, RI Phone: 401-364-9124
583 Third Beach Road Middletown, RI Phone: 401-846-2577
Route 94 Glocester, RI Phone:
Narragansett Bay Bristol, RI Phone:
University of Rhode Island South Kingstown, RI Phone: 401-792-2265
The University's Department of Geology maintains this small collection, featuring samples collected in Rhode Island and nearby parts of Southern New England. Open Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
1 Spring Street Block Island, RI, 02807 Phone: 401-466-2421
Puncatest Road Tiverton, RI Phone:
Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Avenue Providence, RI, 02907 Phone: 401-680-7221
Spring Lake Road Burrillville, RI Phone: 401-568-4300