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Wilson Park N. Kingstown, RI beach walk

Long Point, North Kingstown, RI

Beaches get so crowded in summer that it is tough to find a quiet spot to take in the water, the horizon, and the sounds and smells of the ocean. We normally avoid going to the beach in warmer weather for these, and other reasons.

We ventured to Wickford, RI on an errand, and on our way back north encountered Wilson Park, on Roosevelt Ave., North Kingstown, RI just off Rt. 1A. The main portion of the park was jammed with summer visitors. Children climbed on playground equipment, while others picnicked, played basketball, baseball, soccer, or simply lay out in the sun. We hurried past the noisy main park and found ourselves at the Long Point boat ramp, part of Wilson Park. As opposed to most places with shoreline access, this area was surprisingly uncrowded.

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Small, but nice Easy Walks in E. Providence

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Willett Pond, E. Providence

I have been blessed with helpful collaborators in this latest book project of documenting the trails and places to paddle within the towns that host the Ten Mile River watershed. For those of you not immersed in this project, as I have been these last number of months, those towns include Plainville, N. Attleboro, Attleboro, Seekonk, E. Providence, and Pawtucket. Continue reading

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