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Very pretty trail, easy to follow. Part of the blue trail is closed.

Nice and quiet .

Did this hike today on a 55 degree sunny day and was great hike for Rhodie. Hike around the pond is recommended. Got off track a few times so glad I had the all trails app that showed me where I was on the loop

Good trail. We would get to an intersection and take another color. Got lost a little bit near power lines because nothing was marked. Id do it again

Great trail. Easy hike. Extremely well marked. We did the red trail (6 miles) which was 5.5 miles or so. The wet areas were all easy to navigate. Highly recommend. Gorgeous day.

Great place to get lost in!

It's a good thing I know the trails from horseback or I would have gotten lost. The trail is not marked and I ended up missing a large section. A lot of downed trees blocking the path but easily gotten around. Will definitely try it again!

Loved it, love a of climbing and views to keep the kids entertained. A bit challenging at times especially if you haven't done a lot of hiking but not too bad.

trail running
19 days ago

You will be hard pressed to find a better woods trail within Rhode Island. There is a ton to see here; rock walls, Mercer point (and abandoned camp), the quarry, and waterfalls, make for a place you can visit over and over. The trail is well secluded with very little sign of civilization except for passing under the power line access around the halfway point. I was here while it was raining and decided to start beating my chest and yelling like a barbarian, need less to say I had a great time.

Nice hike! We enjoyed the variety- a few rocks, stream crossings and some verticality.
Great spring hike!

hiking
23 days ago

I apparently have given all of my hikes 5 stars, but this one is the real 5-star hike! Was surprisingly challenging given how flat RI tends to be. Beautiful views of Long pond after scaling a massive boulder. Will definitely be back again!

Totally worth the drive up from Point Judith. We took every side path except purple and orange. Trails were marked well except when crossing on gravel at the power lines (look to ground rocks for yellow markers and then across for red markers on sticks). Lots of rocks and roots but we took our dog and he managed fine. Broken glass alert at the lookout (could use a good clean-up brigade. . . would bring a garbage bag to carry out next time).

Just the right length for a quick hike any time of the year. Fall hike with all the brilliant colors is especially enjoyable

Rocky trail with moderate elevation. Be sure to bring a map and have a plan. Points of interest include the WWII crash site, where you will find a memorial and Mercer Lookout (we were able to see Providence and Narragansett Bay.) We lost the trail for a little bit after the lookout and were lucky to find the quarry. The rock formations inside the quarry were pretty amazing. We found the waterfall, but it was very slow flowing and mostly frozen. The view from the top of the quarry was just as beautiful as Mercer Lookout. Nice elevation on the green trail marked “steep” on the map. We will definitely be back to this one.

Started the hike by going straight to the cliff, came back down and completed the loop. Hiked to the cliff again and came back down and hiked around the pond and down through Ross Pond Marsh and back.Some light snowflakes falling on this chilly late March Sunday. Trees here are developing buds for spring. Total distance is roughly 4.5 miles for everything. I chose not to go down the far side of the cliff due to unclear trail markings. All other trails marked well. One of my all time favorites!

Did this hike today in a cold day with some snow on the ground. Really lovely walk. The path is sometimes not easy to follow and requires some scrambling over rocks, but it is a great walk, well worth the effort. Definitely 5*!

Fun trail with the pups. Moderate uphill climbs, beautiful scenery, and well marked. The was quite a bit of mud and some snow in mid-March, but nothing a good pair of boots can’t handle. Will definitely be going again!

Nice hike but expected a bit more. I'll need to revisit in the end of spring.

Great trail but the blue blazes could have been better marked

hiking
1 month ago

I completed this hike today March 10, 2018. Started at 6:30 AM. Crisp 32 degrees but clear skies. I have been here before but today was much more challenging. Also more fun! It was a combination of 1 to 3 inches of crunchy snow, some very wet areas, and lots of small branches and trees across the trails because of the recent wet snow. I planned to do the orange trail but quickly decided to cut it shorter and do red trail which is supposed to be 6 miles. My tracker said a little over 5 which was fine. Great morning. Nice winter hiking spot.

hiking
1 month ago

Very nice woodland trail. A few wet/muddy spots. Well marked trails.

GREAT place! Good moderate trails with rocks, roots, streams with bridges, good inclines (and declines), rocks formations, cairns, and historical scenery (stone walls, Farm foundations, etc).

definitely have a plan of which trails you want to take, and take a picture of the map. it's marked clearly but a lot of the trails intersect and you can go the wrong way pretty easily. they're nice trails to walk on. some of it can get pretty hilly but for the most part it's an easy hike. there's shorter loops you can take but the full loop will take you 3-4 hours.

Urban hike in a park. The trail is very well marked. There is no way you’ll get lost. There are sections that are absolutely lovely. Some sections go past houses, and other sections force you onto the road. Then there are the sections where it looks like people go to party. Alcohol containers, take out food containers, broken glass, drug paraphernalia, and condom wrappers everywhere. If those sections were better maintained this would be a gem in a city setting.

great hike with a number of vistas. You do have to know where the side trails are to get the great views. the trail is more than moderate.

Beautiful little gem in my home state, lots of snow, probably better off with snowshoes until the snow melts and packs. This trail was a series of different trails, so be careful and keep checking your recording if you want to complete this trail, maybe it was harder to follow in snow too. Very well lit trail so I think in the spring, summer and fall this would be much much easier.

This was my first down and back trail, this is a good one nice inclines and declines. It was a good hike with beautiful views and gets the heart pumping.

Very dog friendly, great trail! Easily marked!

Nice trail! A great workout, rocky terrain with a lot of stones and tree roots; slightly slippery after the recent rain. Beautiful creeks along some of the trails with a mini waterfall. Would love to hike this trail in the spring when there is more wildlife!

Really beautiful trail. We lost the markers in a few spots but that was probably just us not paying attention. Would definitely do it again!

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