Colonial Tree Walk is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Newport, Rhode Island that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.
Visit legendary specimen trees and historic points of interest - courtesy of The Newport Arboretum. The Colonial Tree Walk is the first in the Newport Tree Walk Series, brought to you by The Newport Arboretum. The walk begins in Newport's historic town common: Washington Square. On your walk, you will pass the first Fernleaf Beech specimen planted in America, and learn about one of the longest living species on the planet (and see an example of it). You will also pass numerous architectural landmarks including our nation's oldest synagogue, oldest lending library, and the oldest Episcopal Church in continuous use....just to name a few historic points of interest! ABBREVIATIONS FOR PHOTO ATTRIBUTIONS: CCASA2G = Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic License CCA3U = Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License CCASA3U = Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License CCA3U = Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported GNUFD 1.2 = GNU Free Documentation License Version 1.2 CCASA2.5G = Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic License CCA2G = Creative Commons Atribution 2.0 Generic License CCA1G = Creative Commons Atribution 1.0 Generic License * = commons.wikimedia.org/wiki ** = en.wikipedia.org/wiki WC = Wikimedia Commons PA = Public Domain with Attribution