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July 2019

Ride of Discovery – Guided ride with a NPS Ranger

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
295 Visitors Center – Lincoln, Interstate 295
Lincoln, RI United States
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Guided Ride

Ride of Discovery - Guided Ride with a National Park Service Ranger, 295 VC South to Lonsdale, RI  Meetup Time:       6:15 pm Depart:                 6:30 PM Meetup Location: Blackstone River State Park Visitor Center, I-295 Northbound in Lincoln, RI Follow into the parking lot on right. Ride Leader: NPS Ranger with the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Join volunteers of the Blackstone Bikeway Ambassadors on their weekly “Ride of Discovery.” Guest interpretive ride leader a NPS Ranger with Blackstone…

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Paddle in the Blackstone Watershed – Bowdish Lake – Glocester RI

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come paddle with the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club on Bowdish Lake in Glocster RI.  The put-in is at the George Washington Camping Area, 2185 Putnam Pike (Rt 44) Chepachet, RI.  Trip is suitable for all boats and abilities.  This will be a casual paddle around the lake with some very scenic views.  There will be an optional stop at the swimming beach for a quick dip if the weather is warm and you are so inclined.  Please tell the attendant…

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“Ride of Discovery” Lonsdale to Slater Mill Historic Site

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
John Street Bikeway Parking Area, 121 John Street
Lincoln, RI,
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"Ride of Discovery"

Join volunteers of the Blackstone Bikeway Ambassadors on their weekly interpretive "Ride of Discovery"! Our volunteer ride leader Mark Dennen will share his passion for history and cycling knowledge as he weaves a story along the way. The scenic and educational tour will begin at the old Lonsdale Drive-In, ride over the boardwalk and continue onto the marked bike pathway along city streets. Highlight stops include: Valley Falls Heritage Park Pierce Park Chocolateville Slater Mill Historic Site Difficulty: Moderate, a…

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Paddle in the Blackstone Watershed – Providence River

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Providence River

Come paddle with the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club on the Providence River.  The put-in is at Bold Point Park at the south end of Waterfront Drive in East Providence,  N 41 48 928   W 071 23. 431 . This trip is suitable for all boats.   From Bold Point we will paddle northwest past pass century old pier pilings, across a narrow part of the harbor.  On the open water below the hurricane barrier there may be some chop, especially with…

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“Ride of Discovery” – Ten Mile River Greenway

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Slater Memorial Park next to the Loof Carousel, 825 Armistice Blvd.
Pawtucket, 02861
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“Ride of Discovery”

Join volunteers of the Blackstone Bikeway Ambassadors on their weekly “Ride of Discovery” along the Ten Mile River Greenway. Please join us for a meet & greet for "Corridor Chats" prior to the ride from 4:30 - 6:30 PM. Light refreshments will be served. Depart from Slater Memorial Park at the parking lot by the carousel. We will head through Slater Park to Kimberly Rock Athletic Field, East Providence, RI. Taking in the sights of Turner Reservoir. On the return…

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August 2019

Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy’s Monthly Guided Hike

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Neutakonkanut Hill Killingly Ballfield, 120 Killingly St
Providence, RI 02909 United States
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Free
Guided Hike

NHC and the Providence Parks Department invite you to enjoy a guided hike on top of Neutaconkanut hill. The guided hike will take you to the top of the hill, the highest point in Providence. (Elevation: 296 feet above sea level.)  From the hilltop meadow and from several hiking trails are spectacular views of the City and nearly a quarter of the State. In all seasons, the beauty of this 88-acre woodland is a classroom-in-nature. The forested woodlands, with several…

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Paddle in the Blackstone Watershed – Manchaug Pond in Sutton MA

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Manchaug Pond in Sutton

Come paddle with the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club on Manchaug Pond in Sutton.  The put-in is off Torrey Rd just north of the intersection with Parker Rd in Sutton MA.  GPS coordinates: N42 05.533    W071 46.040 This trip is suitable for all boats and abilities. This will be a casual paddle around Manchaug Pond in Sutton, with some scenic views.  Every Tuesday from mid-May through August the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club paddles a different part of the Blackstone River watershed.…

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Adaptive Kayaking – Wallum Lake at Douglas Sate Forest

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Douglas State Forest Boat Ramp, 107 Wallum Lake Rd
Douglas, 01516
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Adaptive Kayaking

Join All Out Adventures and Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor for accessible kayaking on Wallum Lake at Douglas State Forest. Program is free and open to people with disabilities and a guest. Through the use of tandem kayaks, paddle adaptations, and outriggers, AOA makes kayaking accessible to people of all  levels of ability. Adventures available at 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m., by advanced registration only. Space is limited. Directions and details will be sent upon registration. To…

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Paddle in the Blackstone Watershed – Stump Pond in Smithfield RI

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come paddle with the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club on Stump Pond in Smithfield (aka Woonasquatucket Reservoir).  The put-in is near the south end of Log Rd in Smithfield, just north of Mann School Rd.  GPS: 41.901349, -71.546616. Trip is suitable for all boats.  From the put in we may "limbo" under the Rt 116 bridge into the south part of the pond or may remain in the north section.  This is the last BVPC scheduled paddle for the season, join…

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September 2019

Canal Walk Series-Part 1

September 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Blackstone Gorge, 66 County Street
Blackstone, MA 01504
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Canal Walk Series

In this Canal Walk Series (1-5), enjoy a guided walk to explore different sections of the Blackstone River & Canal Heritage State Park. Learn the canal's historical and cultural significance and its role in the farm-to-factory transformation of the Blackstone River Valley.  This is part of the 2019 GO! program. Approximately 2 miles. All ages welcome. 

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