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Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge

#1 of 26 things to do in Middletown Features Animals
Middletown, RI
+1 401-364-9124
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Great place for a scenic walk

This is a great place for a nice walk, there is free parking, the views are beautiful plus you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Middletown, Rhode Island
Great little unknown

Took a walk around here at the suggestion of the Staff at the Cambri Resort. Free parking, and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A rich variety of habitats from salt and freshwater marshes, to grasslands to sandy beaches and dunes make this 242-acre nature refuge an excellent destination for outdoor and birding enthusiasts.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“bird watching” (11 reviews)
“easy walk” (7 reviews)
Middletown, RI
+1 401-364-9124
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for a nice walk, there is free parking, the views are beautiful plus you might see some deer. It's an easy trail.

Thank shagriff95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a walk around here at the suggestion of the Staff at the Cambri Resort. Free parking, and a great view. Took the 2 mile walk, and found it to be absolutely beautiful. Great use of taxpayer money.

1  Thank W38Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park provides ample opportunity to soak in the Atlantic coastline while watching a sunset or bird watching along the miles of well kept nature trails. I stopped in one evening after an early dinner at Flo's Clam Shack and walked a 1.5 mile loop...More

1  Thank Gaminglaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is a wonderful place to spend a few hours bonding with nature. Wonder sights and sounds. Very tranquil.

Thank 39jim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice place to take a leisurely walk by the water. There are many different bird species to see. Very beautiful scenery to enjoy.

1  Thank Mjrrnc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went out while waiting for my wife who went to watch tennis. Beautiful views, nice walk. Paths well maintained and it was a nice walk. Views were beautiful.

Thank tomjuw
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This attraction is free to enter, has free parking and has clean restrooms. Trail should be suitable for people of all abilities (if have mobility issues, call and ask). There are areas you can climb down rocks to get closer to the water. Bring camera...More

1  Thank Goaldigger
Reviewed 13 July 2017

There are ocean trails and wooded trails that intersect. If you arrive early you may see some deer but try to keep your distance so they won't get scared. Water fowl and regular birds are usually in abundance and in the winter you might even...More

Thank giannak78
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite places in Newport. Away from the hubbub of Thames St and America's Cup way. Gorgeous views of the Rhode Island Sound and the Sakonnet River. Gentle hiking trails lead around the point and down onto the rocks. Lots of bird life....More

Thank Thistlejoy
Reviewed 30 June 2017

There's no admission to the National Wildlife Refuge. No special footwear required. It was a beautiful day for a walk along the coast of Rhode Island. No crowds when we went on a Wednesday around noon. You have the view of the ocean for the...More

Thank Mimi M
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20 August 2016|
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Response from DGandSAG | Reviewed this property |
In some ways, the "best" spot is at Sachuset Point itself, which is between shoreline access points 2 and 4 on the refuge map that you can get at the headquarters or can download online (can't list the URL here due to TA... More
12 March 2016|
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Response from jazanana | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea. Don't remember seeing any dogs. Look for a website - might be info there.
Ling N
28 February 2015|
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Response from lks08 | Reviewed this property |
Its open, check on visitors center hours, sure it would be rough going with all the snow, trails aren't cleared. But some good viewing if you're up to it. Skis or snow shoes???