Rhode Island Monthly Rhode Trips 2012 : Page 8

Free Wheeling Not looking to spend a lot this summer? Don’t worry, you can live the high life here in Rhode Island without spending a dime. This page, Thinkstock. Take a Hike Rhode Island is home to countless hiking trails that give you the chance to take in some history and natural beauty. Here are a few (out of the hundreds), broken down into easy, moderate and more di icult trails, that we recommend you conquer. By Nicole Roussell A Walk in the Park SOMETIMES THE BEST part of hiking is learning about what took place along the same path in ages past. Weetamoo Woods-Pardon Gray Preserve , located off of East Road (Route 179) in Tiverton, showcases what nature has to offer alongside historical markings (old stone bridges, remains of a sawmill and a cemetery) from centuries ago. In mid-June, you’ll also fi nd beautiful white and pink fl owers. You can hike for fi ve-and-a-half miles or take the easier, two-and-a-half mile route by going straight through the preserve from Route 77. Otherwise, you’ll see the Weetamoo Woods sign off of East Road, just before the fi re station. For another pleasant walk, try the Ben Utter Trail , in continued on page 10 » 2012 8 RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY I RHODE TRIPS I

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