The Grills

| December 27, 2015

The Grills Stats Distance: over 9 miles, many shorter hikes available Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Towns: Westerly and Hopkinton, RI Property Owned By: Westerly Land Trust, Hopkinton Land Trust Hunting Allowed: Yes Dogs Allowed: Yes Description The Grills (an old family name) properties, owned by the Westerly and Hopkinton Land Trusts, consist of a total of over 1200 contiguous acres […]

Green Falls Gorge

| November 1, 2015

Green Falls Gorge Stats Distance: 4 miles (loop) Level of Difficulty: Moderate Town(s): Voluntown, CT and Hopkinton, RI Property Owned By: State of CT, RI Boy Scouts Hunting Allowed: On state land only Dogs Allowed: On state land only Description This hike includes a substantial section of the Narragansett Trail and at one point follows the state border between Connecticut […]

Long Pond/Ell Pond

| November 1, 2015

Long Pond/Ell Pond Stats Distance: 1.6 miles (one way) Level of Difficulty: Strenuous Town: Hopkinton, RI Property Owned By: Nature Conservancy, RI Audubon Society, State of RI Hunting Allowed: On state land only Dogs Allowed: On state land only Description This Hopkinton, RI, section of the Narragansett Trail traverses a cluster of properties owned by the […]

Tippecansett Trail North

| March 24, 2013

Tippecansett Trail North

5.25 miles  2.7 mph yes, i just spent the previous post wingeing about my sore legs and my blister and my strained left knee. that does not mean i wasn’t eager to get back out and do it again. this was my first amc meet-up hike, and i had a very nice time. the leader […]

Canonchet Brook Preserve

| March 14, 2013

Canonchet Brook Preserve

4.93 miles   2.6 mph it’s been such a long time since i did this hike i’d forgotten what a pretty place this preserve is. that’s not to say i enjoyed the 2+ miles of road walking or the wild, blazed but not well-traveled part in the beginning, but if you plan it so you […]

Narragansett Trail & Camp Yawgoog

| December 12, 2012

Narragansett Trail & Camp Yawgoog

4.25 miles   ★★★★½ this is the usual suspects hike we attempted at the end of november. wow, very strenuous. we had an almost bad injury (slip and fall against a rock), but survived. it’s a very beautiful trip, though, and i’d like to do it again. and just a note for those who might be […]

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