St. Andrews Farm – Barrington

  • St. Andrews Farm
  • Middle Highway, Barrington, RI
  • Trailhead: 41°44’57.89″N,  71°19’55.47″W
  • First Time Hiked: February 1, 2014
  • Last Time Hiked: March 23, 2015
  • Approximate distance hiked: 0.6 miles
  • Easy with some slight elevation.
 
 

This morning I decided to check out some locations listed on the Barrington Land Conservation Trust web page. My first stop was St. Andrews Farm. It’s a small field with some walking paths around the perimeter and through it. It is nicely tucked away behind the soccer fields along Middle Highway. I followed the path from the parking lot into the property which runs through an area of bushes and trees. There were several hundred birds rustling in this area. I then went right and followed the perimeter path. It is a wide lane path the follows the terrain up and down small hills. I found myself fascinated with the shapes of some of the old trees here. I came across an interesting little feature while here. One of the abutting property owners has a “M*A*S*H” pole at the back of their property near the perimeter path. It features directions and distances to places such as Camelot, Narnia, Treasure Island, and Whoville to name a few. Besides birds I came across a rabbit here. It startled me more than I startled it. After doing the perimeter I made my way back to the car.

I did not find a map on-line.

St. Andrews Farm

St. Andrews Farm

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