Kimball – Charlestown

  • Kimball Wildlife Refuge
  • Sanctuary Road, Charlestown, RI
  • Trailhead: 41°22’23.06″N, 71°41’15.32″W
  • Last Time Hiked: March 15, 2014
  • Approximate distance hiked: 1.1 miles
  • Easy with some slight elevation.
 
 

I started this hike from the parking area by the nature center and started following the red trail. I was immediately met by a flurry of small birds including many sparrows and woodpeckers. I followed the red trail to its end as it wandered through areas of forest and boulders. I then turned left onto the orange trail passing a small pond. At the next intersection I turned left and followed the green trail. There were many trees down at the time of this hike and I had found some difficulty following the green trail but I did manage. I then turned left following the blue trail. This trail merged with the yellow blazed Vin Gormley Trail for a bit. There are a couple narrow trails that lead to the shore of Watchaug Pond and I took advantage of them for some photography. I then resumed following the blue/yellow trail until the blue broke off to the right. I continued following the blue trail through a memorial garden and then left back to the parking area.

Trail map can be found at: Kimball.

Along The Red Trail

Along The Red Trail

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