Discover YOUR True Nature.

Autumnal Equinox Hike with Audubon Society of Rhode Island

12 Sanderson Rd 12 Sanderson Rd, Smithfield, RI

***See registration instructions below!*** Come on this leisurely hike and explore the changes of the season at Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge. Join an Audubon naturalist to search for wildlife and plants and learn their facts and folklore stories. Hike is easy/moderate with lots of stops for discussion. Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes and dress for[.....]

First Day of Fall Evening Walk at Fort Refuge with Audubon Society of RI

1443 Providence Pike 1443 Providence Pike, North Smithfield, RI

***See registration instructions below!*** Come to Fort Wildlife Refuge for a relaxing evening walk. Enjoy the quiet and gentle sounds of early fall in the fields and woods. Dress for the weather and walking on forest trails. COST $10.00 per Member Adult $5.00 per Member Child $12.00 per Non member Adult $7.00 per Non Member[.....]

Bird Walk at Bush Hill Preserve

44 Main St 44 Main St, North Kingstown, RI

We'll take a leisurely walk through the preserve looking and listening for fall migrating songbirds. There will be views into a saltmarsh from the new bridge the Land Conservancy of North Kingstown has installed, and if there is time, we may continue the walk into the adjacent Wilson Park. If there is rain or excessive[.....]

CANCELLED: Row to Jacob’s Point with Warren Land Conservation Trust

Warren Town Wharf 279 Water St, Warren, RI

THIS  EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO EXPECTED HIGH WINDS. Adult participants will learn how to row a 4 oared dory or a 6 oared pilot gig from two experienced coxswains. Participants will row a mile to Warren Land Trust's property Jacob's Point, where the boats will be beached and the rowers will have a[.....]

Guided Trail Walk of Booth Pond Conservation Area

Booth Pond Conservation Area Woonsocket, RI

Join the North Smithfield Land Trust for a guided walk on the newly opened Booth Pond Conservation Area, which lies within North Smithfield and Woonsocket. This wildlife conservation area totals 130 acres and includes the pond, surrounding wetlands and upland forest. The first half of the walk to see the pond is of moderate difficulty,[.....]

Boots and Beer at Edward D. Vock Conservation Area

422 Jackson Schoolhouse Rd 422 Jackson Schoolhouse Rd, Pascoag, RI

***See registration instructions below!*** Boots & Beer hike in the Edward D. Vock Conservation Area at the corner of Jackson Schoolhouse Road and Olney Keach Road. Join us for a leisurely walk as we hike the Bob Cat Loop Trail. Sturdy hiking boots or sneakers are a must. The mile+ long trail climbs up a[.....]

New Trail at Klutz Woodland/Sprague Farm

162 Joe Sweet Rd 162 Joe Sweet Rd, Chepachet, RI

This month the Coleman Trail in the Klutz Woodland section of the 1200 acre Sprague Farm was completed and marked. Come and explore the newest trails made by Glocester Land Trust Volunteers in the past year. Wear sturdy walking shoes as there is some rough terrain, perhaps water/mud, and a few steep slopes. Total length is[.....]

Autumn Evening at Caratunk with Audubon Society of Rhode Island

301 Brown Ave 301 Brown Ave, Seekonk, MA

***See registration instructions below!*** Join Audubon at the Caratunk Wildlife Refuge for a relaxing evening walk. Enjoy the quiet and gentle sounds of early fall in the fields and woods. Dress for the weather and walking on forest trails. Ages 9 and up. COST $10.00 per Member Adult $5.00 per Member Child $12.00 per Non[.....]

Harvest Fair at Norman Bird Sanctuary

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 3rd Beach Rd, Middletown, Rh

For over 45 years, the Norman Bird Sanctuary's annual Harvest Fair attracted visitors from far and wide for a celebration of the harvest season. This award-winning event is a fall favorite in New England. Challenge friends to a sack race, compete in the Home & Garden Competition, peruse the Crafter’s Tent, enjoy live music, and[.....]

Historic Cemetery Tour: Winnapaug Farm Preserve

Winnapaug Farm Preserve 117 Shore Rd, Westerly, RI

***See registration instructions below!*** There are nearly 100 historic burial grounds in Westerly, five of which are on Westerly Land Trust properties. In this series, we will be exploring three of these historic cemeteries. Join WLT and Larry Hunter, local commissioner of the Rhode Island Historic Cemetery Commission and member of Rediscovering History, Inc. for our[.....]

Self-Guided Odyssey at Burlingame

215 Nate Whipple Hwy 215 Nate Whipple Hwy, Cumberland, RI

***See registration instructions below!*** Discover the hidden beaver, Glacier Split Rock, an abandoned road from the 1700s, and more on a 2 mile, self-guided walk over moderate terrain Cumberland Land Trust property. This is a free event. Families are welcome but hike is best for older children due to terrain. Dogs are allowed if leashed.[.....]

Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy Guided Hike

120 Killingly St 120 Killingly St, Providence, RI

A guided hike by Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy. Neutaconkanut Hill is the western boundary point for the City of Providence. Come see a natural wonder in an urban setting. No registration necessary. Dogs are welcome as long as they are leashed and friendly. Kids 5 and over are welcome when accompanied by parent or guardian. Cancellations due[.....]

Hiking the Mill Pond Preserve: History, Botany, and a Few Surprises

Mill Pond Preserve 4968 S County Trail, Charlestown, RI

***Registration for this event is now closed!*** Join Charlestown Land Trust Board Members Bill McCusker and Keith Killingbeck for a leisurely hike in the Charlestown Land Trust’s Mill Pond Preserve. Initially, the Preserve functioned as a fish hatchery, but that is no longer in operation. The hatchery and the plants of the Preserve will be the[.....]

Go Fly a Kite! @ Jacob’s Point

Jacobs Point Jacobs Point Rd, Warren, RI

GO FLY A KITE! Join the Warren Land Conservation Trust for the 4th annual kite flying event. Drop in anytime between from 1pm-4pm! You can use one of the Land Trust’s kites or bring your own. This beach looking over the Warren River has a steady on-shore breeze for just about any kind of kite.[.....]

Hunts Mills Historic Tour

65 Hunts Mill Rd 65 Hunts Mill Rd, Rumford, RI

The East Providence Conservation Commission (with the Ten Mile River Watershed Council) hosts a walk along the trails of Hunts Mills in collaboration with the East Providence Historical Society on the second Sunday of each month when the John Hunt House & Museum is open to the public. The walk is just under a mile[.....]

Blood Moon Hike at Steere Hill

Steere Hill Glocester Land Trust Trailhead 374 US-44, Chepachet, RI

***See registration instructions below!*** Join Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council for a full moon hike to the beautiful and historic Steere Hill in Glocester, RI. We’ll start at the trailhead on Route 44, and travel the wide, flat trail for about 20 minutes to the top of Steer Hille, where we’ll have some hot cocoa and[.....]

Historic Cemetery Tour: Quaker Burial Ground

Quaker Burial Ground 108 Old Post Rd, Westerly, RI

***See registration instructions below!*** There are nearly 100 historic burial grounds in Westerly, five of which are on Westerly Land Trust properties. In this series, we will be exploring three of these historic cemeteries. Join WLT and Larry Hunter, local commissioner of the Rhode Island Historic Cemetery Commission and member of Rediscovering History, Inc. for[.....]

Guided Hike at the DuVal Trail System with South Kingstown Land Trust

DuVal Trail Head South Kingstown, RI

***See registration instructions below!*** Celebrate peak fall foliage and Land Trust Days with an adventure through SKLT’s most extensive trail system. You’ll hike the Polly’s Rock Loop Trail lined with thriving forest on your way to the Jones Camp Trail featuring the beautiful Bulls Head Pond. The total length is about two miles. You’ll also[.....]

Harvest Market with the Tiverton Land Trust

Pardon Gray Preserve Trailhead Parking 3460 Main Rd, Tiverton, RI

The Tiverton Land Trust and the Tiverton Farmers Market are collaborating to bring you a Fabulous Fall Pop-up Market. Artisanal foods, food trucks, makers, artists, live music, guided tours and more. This is a kid-friendly event. Dogs are allowed, but must be leashed. Rain date is October 23rd, 2022. Save on parking and skip the line[.....]

Fungi In The Forest — A Mushroom Exploration

Johnston Johnston, RI

***Registration for this event is now full!*** Join the Northern Rhode Island Conservation District on Tuesday, October 18 to learn about common local fungi and their importance to our forested ecosystems. Please note that this is not a foraging/collecting walk, but a chance to learn about and enjoy fungi in their native environment. Our walk will[.....]

Historic Cemetery Tour: Grills Preserve

Grills Preserve end of Bowling Lane, Westerly, RI

***See registration instructions below!*** There are nearly 100 historic burial grounds in Westerly, five of which are on Westerly Land Trust properties. In this series, we will be exploring three of these historic cemeteries. Join WLT and Larry Hunter, local commissioner of the Rhode Island Historic Cemetery Commission and member of Rediscovering History, Inc. for[.....]

Providence Birding Adventure

North Burial Ground 5 Branch Ave, Providence, RI

Join naturalists from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Providence Parks Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership for a free bird walk in Providence on Thursday, October 20, from 9:30-10:30 am. We are meeting at North Burial Ground, a lovely green space near the heart of the city. There is a pond and the Moshassuck River[.....]

Autumn Nature Hike with ALT

Gardner Seveney Sports Complex 110-298 Linden Ln, Portsmouth, RI

***See registration instructions below!*** Join the Aquidneck Land Trust for an autumn nature hike on the ALT-conserved Sakonnet Greenway Trail! This is a free event, but registration is required. REGISTER HERE.

Guided Hike at the Alewife Brook Trail with Town of South Kingstown Parks & Rec

Wordens Pond Road Wordens Pond Rd, South Kingstown, RI

Join South Kingstown’s Natural Resource Officer / Harbormaster Mike Stach on a guided fall foliage hike on the beautiful Alewife Brook Trail. The one-mile trail loops through a 43-acre property acquired from the Rhode Island Boy Scouts, with funding from the Town of South Kingstown, RI Dept. of Environmental Management, and the Nature Conservancy. Free,[.....]

Revolutionary War Encampment at Amos Greene Farm

363 Carolina Back Rd 363 Carolina Back Rd, Charlestown, RI

Charlestown Historical Society presents a Revolutionary War Encampment on the Historic Amos Greene Farm, preserved by the Charlestown Land Trust. Performed by the 2nd Rhode Island Regiment & British 54th of Food Peters’ Corps, the Queen’s Loyal Rangers, & Le Regiment Bourbonnais. Field Skirmishes / Daily Camp / Cooking / Field Surgical Exhibitions / Archaeological[.....]

Richmond’s Wild Neighbors: Fishers and Other Critters

1168 Main St 1168 Main St, Richmond, RI

Join the Richmond Rural Preservation Land Trust for a fascinating presentation about Richmond’s Wild Neighbors on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 6 pm Richmond Community Center, 1168 Main Street, Wyoming, RI, 2nd Floor. Laken Ganoe, a URI Gradute Student taking part in the RI Fisher Project, will discuss her findings from a three-year project to[.....]

Walk Off the Turkey Hike

To walk off all that stuffing, please join the Cumberland Land Trust in your choice of either a 2.25 mile or 3.75 mile guided hike at the Blackall Family and Ballou Farm Preserve. The preserve exhibits numerous stonewalls, stream crossings and a RIWalks Challenge Hay Scented Fern. The longer hike will feature Cumberlandite, only found in Cumberland[.....]

Turkey Trot with Charlestown Land Trust

Patricia Sprague Forest Preserve Railroad Ave, Charlestown, RI

Let's walk off that Thanksgiving feast! Meet us on Friday, November 25 at 10:00 AM at the Patricia Sprague Preserve for a casual, social 1.2-mile walk in the woods. Please bring sturdy shoes and orange vest/hat. This walk is part of the Land Trust Days sponsored by the RI Land Trust Council. The property is[.....]

Day After Thanksgiving Walk with Barrington Land Conservation Trust

Johannis Farm Barrington, RI

***See registration instructions below!*** Get outside with family and friends on Nov. 25, the day after Thanksgiving. Experience Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve, a property owned and managed by the Barrington Land Conservation Trust that is not normally open to the public. Johannis will be open from 11 am to 1 pm. Arrive anytime during these[.....]

New Trail: Woodward Rock at Sprague Farm

Sprague Farm Glocester Land Trust Trailhead Pine Orchard Rd, Chepachet, RI

New trails to explore at the 1200 acre Glocester Land Trust Sprague Farm. The easy walk will be about three miles long. The ground is a bit uneven so do wear sturdy shoes or lightweight hiking boots. It is hunting season so please wear an orange vest or hat. If you don't have one, blaze orange[.....]

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Land Trust Days Coordinator: Virginia Streeter vstreeter@rilandtrusts.org