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Breakheart Loop Trail

Exeter, RI

Breakheart Loop Trail is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Exeter, RI that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Recent Reviews

on Black Farm Trail
1 day ago

6 Completed6 Reviews

loved. Theres a lake to cool off in and an Historical cemetery that happens to have distant ancestors of mine.

on Fisherville Brook Wildlif...
1 day ago

hiking
6 Completed6 Reviews

on Lime Rock Nature Preserve
2 days ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

A forrested gem in the middle of civilization. It was very enjoyable.

on Long Pond Woods Trail
3 days ago

1 Completed2 Reviews

Great hike

on Long Pond Woods Trail
3 days ago

1 Completed2 Reviews

Great hike


3 days ago

hiking

Very well marked, clean and quiet. Lots of variety from small hills with steps to bed of rocks covered trail. Especially enjoyed finding the small lake in the far point of this trail

on Fort Barton/Sin and Flesh...
4 days ago

hiking
5 Completed5 Reviews

I love Fort Barton! Our kids were happy to hike this because there were little inlets to play yin water and bridges galore! End your hike with a panoramic viewing from the fort.

on Emilie Ruecker Wildlife R...
4 days ago

hiking
5 Completed5 Reviews

If you come for this walk, and still have the energy... Head from here to Fort Barton!

on Carr's Pond and Tarbox Po...
4 days ago

hiking
5 Completed5 Reviews

We are definitely coming back with the canoe. It's a nice hoke in the woods with options for good short hikes or longer ones.

on Trestle Trail
4 days ago

walking
5 Completed5 Reviews

Very picturesque and peaceful for walking.

on Coventry Greenway Trail
4 days ago

walking
5 Completed5 Reviews

I love the sun and shade and rural walk here. It's quiet and friendly.

on Lime Rock Nature Preserve
4 days ago

hiking
3 Completed2 Reviews

Great easy trail.

on Diamond Hill Trail
5 days ago

hiking
7 Completed6 Reviews

I agree with several earlier reviews that the trails are not very well marked in many places. Still, it's pretty tough to really get lost -- and the diversity of terrain (and difficulty levels) and natural beauty still make this a well-deserved repeat hike! Overall, perhaps, a "moderate" rating may be appropriate: but there are many -- many! -- sections that are very challenging, both up and down. I strongly advise bringing good trekking-hiking poles with you, and plan to take periodic breaks along the way. (I also don't recommend hiking this when the temperatures are in the mid-90's with high humidity. . . learn from my dumb mistake!)

on Arcadia Trail
5 days ago

hiking
2 Completed1 Reviews

Perfect with the kids! Perimeter of pond just long enough for younger kids. Great time away from the beach.

on George B. Parker Woodland...
6 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Hiked the blue coventry loop.. All was good.. Good mix of uphill and downhill parts of the trail.. Along with a couple of historical briefings and a river running along certain parts. Nice workout ! Will be back to do the big loop into foster next time!

on Cumberland Monestary Trai...
6 days ago

walking
1 Completed1 Reviews

on Stillwater Reservoir
6 days ago

walking
7 Completed6 Reviews

If you're looking for an easy, level, well-shaded and relatively short place to walk, this trail certainly fits the bill. But I was hoping to do some actual hiking -- thus, my disappointment. . . it wasn't worth the 20-minute drive for me. Lovely and quiet, but not at all challenging.

on Touisset Marsh Refuge
6 days ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

Great hike but very buggy on a hot July day. Gorgeous views.


6 days ago

on Powder Mill Ledges Trail
7 days ago

hiking
7 Completed6 Reviews

It's a truly nice place for a relatively short walk/hike, especially for someone new to hiking or forest walking. I really have nothing to complain about -- and I hike there often if a short walk is all I'm wanting. . . but it really won't get your heart pumping.