Pratt & Wickaboxet

| December 26, 2017

Pratt & Wickaboxet

3.55 miles; West Greenwich, RI I guess I’m not quite done with 2017 after all. My friend Ann had never hiked Pratt and was itching to see it, so we did a car-spot, putting 1 car at Tillinghast and then starting from Saddle Rock Road. The day’s weather was a high of 24º and there […]

Top Ten Hikes of 2017, Part 2

| December 19, 2017

Top Ten Hikes of 2017, Part 2

And here’s the rest of the hikes I loved this past year [for Part 1, see here]… beginning with #5—Cockaponset Trail, Sections 1 & 2 Another idle evening of poking around on the CFPA’s interactive hiking map, another blue-blazed trail knocked off! This one was too tempting, because it was a) short, and 2) you […]

Top Ten Hikes of 2017, Part 1

| December 18, 2017

Top Ten Hikes of 2017, Part 1

Welp, it’s that time again. “What time is that?” you ask, astute reader that you are. Why, it’s time to give you my list of my top 10 favorite hikes of the year! What else? And because this post can get a little ungainly (i.e., tl;dr), I’m splitting it in two, as is my wont. […]

Ken Weber Conservation Area

| December 7, 2017

Ken Weber Conservation Area

.89 miles; Smithfield, RI This property’s full title is “The Ken Weber Conservation Area at Cascade Brook.” And the cascade in question is very nice. A friend claims it’s the highest natural waterfall in RI. So, not very high, really. This is such a pretty place, if small. It’s a very nice tribute to Ken […]

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