Thursday Hike: Great Swamp, Kingston
Thursday January 30th @ 9:15 am - 12:30 pm
Please join us for our free guided trail walks on Thursdays. Walks are between 1.5 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. Be aware that our hikes leave promptly to please be on time.
- Inclement weather cancels. If in doubt, contact hike leader.
- All hikers in State Management areas are required to wear 200 square inches of solid daylight fluorescent orange from the second Saturday in September to the last day of February and the third Saturday in April to the last day in May, annually.
THIS HIKE: Great Swamp, Kingston
The hiking area is on a peninsula of high ground rising 80 feet above Worden Pond and the surrounding swamp. Most of the trails are gravel roads. The footing is solid and the slopes are gentile. Directions: From Westerly, US-1 S; take exit for RI-110 N, turn right onto RI-110 N; turn left onto RI-138 W; turn left onto Liberty Lane which becomes Great Neck Road; once you turn onto Liberty Lane you go 2 miles, Liberty Lane turns into Great Swamp Road, go past the Great Swamp Management headquarters, to the parking area at the dead end. Liberty Lane leads south from RI-138 – 200 yards west of the junction of RI-138 and 110. Follow the lane 2 miles, past the great swamp management headquarters to the parking area at the dead end.
***We will be carpooling from Westerly Walmart (the area closest to Rte1), leaving @ 9:15AM
Leader: Sally Hanson, 401-348-9109 and firstname.lastname@example.org