Walking Paths

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Walking Paths – Short Strolls:

Barton Farm – Approx. .5 mi. graveled path leading to overlook w/low stonewall for sitting – view of fields and marshy area. Belmont Park – Approx. .6 mi. of paved and dirt path along riverbank and around playing field. Chepiwanoxet Park – Approx. .5 mi. of dirt and grass paths leading to benches overlooking Greenwich Bay. Salter’s Grove – A short dirt nature trail overlooking Providence River; and a walk along the top of the stone breakwater at the entrance to Pawtuxet Cove - .5 mi. combined.

Walking Paths – Routes Over A Mile:

Dawley Memorial Forest – Old wood roads and paths thru deciduous woodlands offer over a mile of hiking. Goddard Memorial State Park – Varied distances available, with a choice of walking the park’s paved roads, along the shore of Greenwich Cove from the boat ramp to the beach, and on the dirt horseback riding trails through pine and deciduous woodlands (remember – horses have right of way on these trails!) From a short walk on the boardwalk at the beach, you can easily make routes in excess of 5 miles. Rocky Point Park – A paved walking/bicycle trail along the shore of Upper Narragansett Bay, around fields and thru small, wooded areas – approx. 1.5 mi. Warwick City Park – 3 mile paved walking/bicycle path through woods and along shore of Brushneck Cove. Washington Secondary Bike Path – This abandoned roadbed of the Providence-Hartford-Fishkill Railroad offers over 20 miles of paved walking and bicycling in Cranston, Warwick, West Warwick, and Coventry. (In the western sections in Coventry, a dirt horseback trail is built alongside the main trail). The Warwick section, running along and across the Pawtuxet River, is approx. 1 mi., but opens up the route in either direction.