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August 2022

Ride of Discovery: Blackstone

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Blackstone River Greenway, 85 Canal Street
Blackstone, 01504
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Join our Blackstone Heritage Corridor Bikeway Ambassadors on guided bike rides this summer to explore different sections of the Blackstone River Bikeway. Bring your own bike, helmet, and water. Rides depart at 6:30 p.m. and return by 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 10: Blackstone, MA Meet at the Blackstone River Greenway, 85 Canal Street, Blackstone, MA, for a guided ride along the Blackstone River Greenway to Uxbridge, MA, and back. The round-trip distance is just over seven miles. In the event…

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Hike at Hunt’s Mills

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hunt’s Mills, 65 Hunts Mills Road
East Providence, 02916
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For over 250 years, Hunt’s Mills has served many purposes. It is probably one of the more historically significant sites in East Providence. In fact, this property is home to the East Providence Historical Society. The historical society is at the John Hunt House, which was built in the mid 1700s, making it one of the oldest houses in the city. This site also has been home to several mills over time dating back to the mid 1600s including a sawmill and…

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Ride of Discovery: Lincoln, RI to Old Slater Mill

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lonsdale Drive-In, 110 John Street
Lincoln, 02865
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Join our Blackstone Heritage Corridor Bikeway Ambassadors on guided bike rides this summer to explore different sections of the Blackstone River Bikeway. Bring your own bike, helmet, and water. Rides depart at 6:30 p.m. and return by 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 24: Lincoln, RI to Old Slater Mill Meet at the Lonsdale Drive-In parking lot, 110 John Street, Lincoln, RI, for a guided ride to Old Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI. Much of this ride will be off of the…

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September 2022

Hike at Hunt’s Mills

September 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 13, 2022

Hunt’s Mills, 65 Hunts Mills Road
East Providence, 02916
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For over 250 years, Hunt’s Mills has served many purposes. It is probably one of the more historically significant sites in East Providence. In fact, this property is home to the East Providence Historical Society. The historical society is at the John Hunt House, which was built in the mid 1700s, making it one of the oldest houses in the city. This site also has been home to several mills over time dating back to the mid 1600s including a sawmill and…

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Tri-State Marker Hike

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Airline Trail, 654 East Thompson Road
Thompson, 06277
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Free

Join us for a 1.5-mile hike starting at the site of a train crash, following an old railroad bed, then uphill to a knoll where the Tri State Marker is. This stone monument is the location where Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut converge. The walk is moderate due to the descent downhill. Meet at the gravel parking area on East Thompson Road where the Airline Trail crosses. GPS: 42.008754, -71.809141 RSVP at: https://bit.ly/TriStateMarkerHike This hike is led by Ernie Germani,…

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Turner Reservoir Hike

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Enjoy a guided 2.5-mile hike out and back to a peninsula on the eastern shore of the Turner reservoir. Highlights include a beautiful boardwalk and a sweeping view from the top of the dam. The reservoir is a haven for birds as well. Hike is fairly easy. Meeting spot is at the easterly trail head at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Ledge Road at the state line. GPS: 41.829557, -71.343565 RSVP at: https://bit.ly/TurnersHike2022 This hike is led by Ernie…

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October 2022

Moshassuck River Preserve Hike

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Moshassuck River Preserve, 3 Sherman Ave
Lincoln, 02865
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Today we visit one of Rhode Island’s newest and most beautiful preserves, the Moshassuck River Preserve. Enjoy a guided 3-mile hike featuring many stream crossings (some will be challenging), a memorial stone, historic cemetery, and the Moshassuck River. The hike is moderate. GPS: 41.914583, -71.442504 RSVP at: https://bit.ly/MoshassuckHike2022 This hike is led by Ernie Germani, a Blackstone Heritage Corridor Trail Ambassador volunteer and author of the Trails & Walks Rhode Island blog. Learn more about this hike here: https://trailsandwalksri.wordpress.com/2021/11/29/moshassuck-river-preserve-lincoln/ Learn…

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Hike at Hunt’s Mills

October 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 13, 2022

Hunt’s Mills, 65 Hunts Mills Road
East Providence, 02916
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For over 250 years, Hunt’s Mills has served many purposes. It is probably one of the more historically significant sites in East Providence. In fact, this property is home to the East Providence Historical Society. The historical society is at the John Hunt House, which was built in the mid 1700s, making it one of the oldest houses in the city. This site also has been home to several mills over time dating back to the mid 1600s including a sawmill and…

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Mercy Woods Hike

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mercy Woods, 0 Sumner Brown Road
Cumberland, 02864
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Free

Today we visit Mercy Woods, a Cumberland Land Trust property. Enjoy a guided three-mile hike in the Northeastern corner of Rhode Island that winds through the woods and open fields. The trail is narrow in spots and follows some ridges as well. The hike is moderate in areas. Meet at the parking area on Sumner Brown Road. GPS: 42.014620, -71.413344 RSVP at: https://bit.ly/MercyWoodsHike2022 This hike is led by Ernie Germani, a Blackstone Heritage Corridor Trail Ambassador volunteer and author of…

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November 2022

Hike at Hunt’s Mills

November 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 13, 2022

Hunt’s Mills, 65 Hunts Mills Road
East Providence, 02916
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For over 250 years, Hunt’s Mills has served many purposes. It is probably one of the more historically significant sites in East Providence. In fact, this property is home to the East Providence Historical Society. The historical society is at the John Hunt House, which was built in the mid 1700s, making it one of the oldest houses in the city. This site also has been home to several mills over time dating back to the mid 1600s including a sawmill and…

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Wolf Hill Hike

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wolf Hill, Waterview Drive
Smithfield, RI 02917 United States
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Walk off that Thanksgiving meal with a four-mile hike at Wolf Hill, a Smithfield Land Trust property. The hike climbs the hill immediately then heads south pass the World War II plane crash site before coming the Mercer Outlook. If it’s a clear day, you will see the Providence skyline and beyond from there. From the summit, we will make a loop back to the beginning. The hike is moderate. Meet and park along Waterview Drive at the trailhead. GPS:…

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