Saturdays by the Book #1: Browning Mill Pond & Tefft Hill Trails

| April 12, 2014

Saturdays by the Book #1: Browning Mill Pond & Tefft Hill Trails

4.85 miles, 2.4 mph new blog feature! i have decided to walk some hikes in some of my favorite books on random saturdays. i’m calling it “saturdays by the book.” my first featured hike is from walks in the watershed, a nifty little pocket-sized pamphlet by charles f. hickox and elly heyder, and published by the wood-pawcatuck […]

Connors Farm Conservation Area

| April 10, 2014

Connors Farm Conservation Area

2.26 miles, 2 mph connors farm was hike #2 of my day. this was very much a suburban park; for long stretches, it felt like you were walking in people’s back yards. but it was a lot of ups and downs and the geology was fascinating. nice spot. the signage was excellent. and you know […]

Stillwater Scenic Trail

| April 10, 2014

Stillwater Scenic Trail

2.3 miles, 2.8 mph thought i’d knock a couple of walks off of my “hikes to do” list while i was in the smithfield area. stillwater scenic trail was my first stop. this is a simple out-and-back along an old railroad bed and it’s, well, scenic enough, if you’re not expecting broad vistas and idyllic […]

Biscuit City Preserve & Potter Wood

| April 6, 2014

Biscuit City Preserve & Potter Wood

1.73 miles, 1.5 mph a leisurely stroll through some interesting old cellarholes and a well-kept suburban woodland. not much warmer today than yesterday, but at least the sun was shining! oh, and the deerticks were very active. biscuit city, owned by the south kingstown land trust, is a fascinating site. according to the sklt website, […]

North South Trail Trek, Leg 3

| April 5, 2014

North South Trail Trek, Leg 3

9.32 miles, 2.5 mph even though i cheated and caught a ride for a big section of this walk, i managed the most mileage since the accident last july. it was a cold day, but for the parts where i kept moving, it wasn’t bad. this is a very pretty section of the n-s trail, […]

Narragansett Trail/Blue Pond Loop

| April 1, 2014

Narragansett Trail/Blue Pond Loop

4.12 miles, 2.2 mph there’s a lotta road walking in this walk, but it’s worth it for the rest of the hike. this loop is part of david brierley’s “seven pond path,” but includes just three of the seven, starting at the long pond fishing area on canonchet road in hopkinton, ri. the narragansett trail […]

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