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Thursday Hike: Level Best Farm, Richmond

Thursday May 25th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a walking tour around the private property at Level Best Farm, in Wood River Junction (town of Richmond).  Ken will also give some brief history about the land and the surrounding area. Mostly flat terrain, on well kept trails, and an easy hike consisting of three loops (~ 1 mile each) that meet in the middle near the parking area.  Enjoy various types of pine and deciduous forests, swamp views, meandering streams, meadows, and fields. There are also two milkweed meadows for the monarch butterflies. From the Westerly area, take route 91 east, towards Carolina.  Drive through Bradford and continue past Alton Pond / Wood River and the Village of Alton.  Turn left onto Homestead Road (located between the Alton Fire Station and the, “Food Truck on 91”). Meet at the end of the ~ ¼ mile dirt road. Address:  22 Homestead Rd, Wood River Junction, RI.

To sign up, contact Co-hike leaders: Ken and Rebecca Mitchell Call/text 269-808-5623 OR Email: [email protected]

Thursday hikes are FREE. Be sure to wear hiking boots or good walking shoes.


  • Hikes leave promptly.
  • Ending times are estimated as it difficult to ascertain when it will finish due to number of people, how fast/slow the hikers walk, etc.
  • Please sign up with leader so that person will know how many are coming. If no one signs up the leader may not show up.
  • Inclement weather cancels and if in doubt, contact leader.
  • If you wish to bring a dog please contact the leader as some properties do not allow them. However, if a dog is present, they must be leashed at all times.

In State Management areas everyone is required to wear 200 square inches of solid daylight fluorescent orange from last Thursday in April to the last day in May, annually.


Thursday May 25th
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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