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A "high point", but not a high point

We're attempting to climb the high points of several states. This one is kind of laughable. A... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
laurenceb284
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Ardsley, New York
Well maintained High Point

It's funny that you can hike up boulders gaining hundreds of feet of elevation to reach a high... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
katsat
,
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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Route 101, Foster, RI
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

We're attempting to climb the high points of several states. This one is kind of laughable. A pleasant enough very short walk. Not worth a special trip.

Thank laurenceb284
Reviewed 18 July 2016

It's funny that you can hike up boulders gaining hundreds of feet of elevation to reach a high point that is devoid of marker or sign-in log, and then visit a high point like Jerimoth Hill that celebrates your 500 yard walk through a park...More

Thank katsat
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Well maintained. Was easy enough to get to the peak. The road you have to cross is a bit hazardous as you are top of a hill and unable to see either side. Really enjoyed this little jaunt.

Thank tk101chic
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

At only 812 feet, Rhode Island's Highpoint is nothing special. A nice short flat stroll through a wooded path and you're there. A little hard to find the entrance to the trail. There are signs on both sides of the road in the general area...More

Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The state with the next highest high point is mountainous Illinois. That should give you a hint about how intense of a hike you will have on the out and back Jerimoth Hill hike. You will sweat buckets but worth it for the view of...More

Thank Daniel O
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

I definitely wouldn't go out of my way to come here, but it was really fun and easy for me and my little ones to walk the 200 yards to this Rhode Island high point. Yes, walk. This is not a hike. There is no...More

1  Thank mpugh22
Reviewed 9 September 2012

There's no view, there are 2 summit plates & the trail is just short & pathetic stuck between 2 yards. I'm glad I did it just to say I bagged the highest summit in Rhode Island but other than that, its just aweful. If you...More

2  Thank JimBrown2
Reviewed 31 May 2012

Make sure you pack plenty of food and water, great climb with some steep grades. worth the trip to RI highest point.

1  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 14 April 2012

When you are looking to make your own fun, here is the highest point in RI. Not much of a hike, but there you go!

1  Thank rhodysmiles
Reviewed 7 February 2012

I live near Jerimoth Hill and lov e to tell people the story of the Hill. Even though it's the highest point in RI, it's the lowest highpoint in all 50 states....but for years it was the toughest one to get to!!!

4  Thank Podpaddler
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