Westerly Grills All the Things

| April 19, 2020

Westerly Grills All the Things

5.5 miles; Westerly, RI [This is a post from the distant past. I’ve been poking through the vast number of Draft posts on my site to see if there’s anything that might still be of interest. Thought I’d throw this one into the mix.] Way back in the Before Times, I had planned to lead […]

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 […]

The Grills

| November 19, 2012

The Grills

4.6 miles   ★★★★ wow, first time back here in ages. the storm did huge damage here, including taking out a bridge. almost. it was still sorta there, albeit kind of twisted, so i crossed it anyway. ran into a couple of hunters, too. i still really like this property, and it looks like work has […]

Riverwood Preserve

| August 4, 2012

Riverwood Preserve

3.64 miles  ★½ awful day for a hike. it had to be 99.9% humidity and hot and extremely buggy. i ended up wearing my bug hood, even though it just made me more sweaty and miserable. ugh! and the spider webs! i was still pulling webs off an hour after i got home. and this […]

The Grills, Westerly

| June 18, 2012

The Grills, Westerly

★★★  3.28 miles didn’t want to spend the whole day hiking, so i did a quick 3-miler at the grills. it’s a different place in summer; very lush and whatever the opposite of expansive is. buggy, too, but not too bad. the worst part was that i forgot my ipod and had to walk without […]

The Grills AND Black Farm

| April 11, 2012

The Grills AND Black Farm

★★★★★  6.57 miles i led the wednesday hiking group this week on a tour of the grills. then i met a friend and walked black farm, so today was a 2-fer. beautiful spots both. there was wildlife in westerly and blooming blueberries in hopkinton, too. good day.

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