Blackstone Canal, Lincoln

| April 8, 2017

Blackstone Canal, Lincoln

2.93 miles; Lincoln, RI Today was Hike #2 of Five Hikes in Five Days. This hike was co-sponsored by the Blackstone Valley Heritage Corridor and the PCHC. It was a nice visit to the canal and the museum. Still too damned cold, though. I am so sick of temperatures in the low 40s! Can’t Spring […]

Lincoln Woods State Park

| February 19, 2017

Lincoln Woods State Park

Ugh!!! Snow everywhere. Finally jumped on an invitation from the Facebook Take-A-Hike gang to walk the Pawson Loop in Lincoln Woods. It was only 2-1/2 miles, so I walked it twice. We had a beautiful day, though, with temps reaching 60-degrees. Thank goodness the state plows this paved loop through the State Park, or there […]

Handy Pond Conservation Area

| January 29, 2017

Handy Pond Conservation Area

3 miles; Lincoln, RI Today’s PCHC hike was on a property I have been meaning to visit for a while. It’s a fairly newly expanded conservation area of around 300 acres in the town of Lincoln, RI. It’s a very lovely property, with lots of little hills and brooks, and Rochambeau Pond (there is no “Handy” […]

Blackstone River Byway

| January 26, 2017

Blackstone River Byway

4.4 miles; Lincoln and Cumberland, RI This hike has been on my radar for a while; a trail on the opposite bank of the Blackstone from the bike path. It was only meh. Partly built on an old landfill, the trails on this side are the provinance of dirt bikers and atvs, not hikers. Still, […]

Blackstone Canal and Bikeway

| April 15, 2015

Blackstone Canal and Bikeway

4 miles; lincoln, ri i took a quick trip to this spot after i saw it on a friend’s “to-do” list. they really have done wonders with the blackstone river shoreline. i remember being involved in a clean-up along here on the very first earth day (yeah, i’m that old), and it was pretty skeevy […]

Lincoln Woods, Les Pawson Loop

| January 8, 2015

Lincoln Woods, Les Pawson Loop

2.58 miles; lincoln, ri it was too cold and too late today do to anything more than this 2-1/2 mile paved loop, but it was almost too much. i kind of planned to do this, and i was plenty warm enough on top, but i didn’t really think it through, because i only had on a […]

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