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Hike and Farm Tour at Barlow Nature Preserve
Thursday April 8th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
We hope you’ll join us Thursday April 8 for a hike and special tour of Barlow Nature Preserve farm!
Barlow Nature Preserve is a Westerly Land Trust property at the corner of Dunns Corner Road and Westerly Bradford Road. This is an 80 acre preserve with a small pasture and moderate to easy wood trails. Hike will be at 10am. 449 Westerly Bradford Road, Westerly, RI
After the hike at 11am, you can visit the farm at the Barlow Nature Preserve to tour the three individual and unique agricultural operations: Frontier Farm (produce), Echo Rock Flowers (cut flowers) and Vita Nova Compost (vermicomposting). Come and meet the farmers and explore the vital intersection between land conservation and local agriculture. Parking available in the lot at Barlow Nature Preserve, 449 Westerly-Bradford Road. RSVP required. Please contact hike leader Sally Hanson to reserve your spot: (401) 932-5295, email: email@example.com
Thursday hikes are typically between 1 ½ to 3 hours and are open to all ages with our target group being agile seniors. Please keep in mind that these are wooded trails with stumps, roots and rocks so be sure to wear hiking boots or good walking shoes. Make sure you bring water and maybe a snack. Be aware that our hikes leave promptly so be on time!
- RSVP is required and space is limited. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to the designated hike leader. See contact information below.
- Please follow social distancing of 6′
- Everyone must bring a face mask in case it is needed