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Rodman's Hollow

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New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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Hidden Gem

My husband and I loved our hike here. So peaceful and filled with natural beauty. Not a very... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
taylew1202
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Clinton, Connecticut
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rodmans hollow

good for hiking but beware of the ticks. When you get to the end you see a vista of the ocean. Go... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
leslieellen
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Wildlife refuge formed by glaciers.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I loved our hike here. So peaceful and filled with natural beauty. Not a very difficult hike, and I think it would be hard to get lost even though the trails aren't marked because you can hear the crashing of the waves...More

Thank taylew1202
Reviewed 26 August 2017

good for hiking but beware of the ticks. When you get to the end you see a vista of the ocean. Go to Mohegan's Bluff for no hiking, ticks and a much better view.

Thank leslieellen
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is an interesting walk in the heart of wilderness Block Island. Interesting to see stone walls grown over with vegetation.

Thank amulvey1
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Beware- there are many hills and the paths aren't well marked. It was pretty nonetheless. A well mowed path leads up and down the hills into the hollow.

Thank jesmclaugh
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had a very enjoyable gentle walk here and even saw a turtle crossing the path. The only thing I wish was that there was a map of the trails at the start so we could have been sure what path to take. And the...More

1  Thank Ann S
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This trail isn't marked at all. It splits several times and we ended up lost. Had to walk 2 miles on the road to get back to our bikes. There was horse poop through the entire trail, and there was nothing exciting about the hour...More

Thank jmz6108
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

You get a great view of the bluffs if you follow the road to the end at the trailhead. We only went down into the hollow for a little bit. We were more interested in ocean views than the hollow. It was a pleasant walk.

Thank Takemetoalaska
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Beautiful area preserved with the Nature Conservancy for over 30 years, there are great views and hiking and a variety of natural features from trees to scrub.

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This is a great place to explore. The trails go on and on but the views are the reward. always come here when I visit.

Thank hameld
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is our favorite hike. After a long bike ride around the Island we found this hike, It is not easy to find but worth looking for. the Hollow is beautiful and the colors are vibrant at different times of the year. You can't miss...More

Thank Eduardo O
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Roberta G
18 July 2016|
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Response from MaryKop | Reviewed this property |
did you mean on Block Island itself? There are several lovely blocks of shops and hotels in the downtown area where the ferry docks, but no amusement park or boardwalk per se......and nothing like that near Rodman's Hollow... More
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