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Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge

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Middletown, RI
+1 401-364-9124
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Deer need a home

Positives: it is free, ample parking, and great views of the ocean Negatives: Walking area is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
RIred02842
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Newport, Rhode Island
Ocean View Hike

This is the perfect venue for a short hike. The view is breathtaking! The facility is clean and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cathy F
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east greenwich, ri
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“ocean view” (8 reviews)
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Middletown, RI
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+1 401-364-9124
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"sachuest point"
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"ocean view"
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"bird watching"
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"visitor center"
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"nice walk"
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"snowy owl"
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"easy walk"
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"loop trail"
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"on the rocks"
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"free parking"
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"walking trails"
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"poison ivy"
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"wonderful spot"
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"great nature"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Positives: it is free, ample parking, and great views of the ocean Negatives: Walking area is small, recently they cut out a huge portion of the natural landscape and the deer have no where to hide (we saw like 20 of them just standing around)...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the perfect venue for a short hike. The view is breathtaking! The facility is clean and informative.

Thank Cathy F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walk here at least once a week and it always shows me something new. Recently it was a snowy owl intent on planting himself in front of me while I walked the perimeter - I walked up to visit him in a tree he...More

Thank M S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked here after a snowy nor'easter came through in mid-March. It was sunny, beautiful views, cold winds and slushy trails. There were some birds, ducks visible on the offshore rocks that we viewed using the mounted telescopes. Parking was easy this time, few people...More

Thank rmlincoln
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

There are wonderful walking trails that take you around the preserve. There are various species of wildlife around ranging from deer to birds.

Thank JohnMcko
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent spot to see and experience. The lookout is amazing!!! You can see all the creatures frommthe area as wellbas the many shells. We enjoyed the whole experience.

Thank WaterburyCt_
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We love walking here, there are a few paths you can take and all have great views. On our walks we have seen a mink, butterflies, rabbits and tiny, tiny (non-scary) snakes plus many beautiful birds.

Thank Timothy F
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Although this isn't the longest of trails, it is enjoyable none the less. A great spot to bring the kids for a quiet walk, or to do laps of the trail around the point. I ran here a couple of times on a recent visit,...More

Thank RockyMountainAnt
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Our first stop after checking in at hotel was at this NWR. We have been there several times in the past and it is always a must do for our trips to Newport. There is a very nice visitor center with several exhibits plus a...More

Thank westie2
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This is a great place to explore any day. lots of walking trails and a great visitor center with good exhibits. Lots of free parking and easy access. A great place right on the water.

Thank GenotheViking
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gvsnj
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
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robinA6655UE
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.
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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???
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