Search results for ‘ smithfield - 29 hits

Wunnashowatuckqut – North Smithfield/Blackstone

Wunnashowatuckqut East Harkness Road, North Smithfield, RI Trailhead:  42° 0’24.59″N, 71°33’37.07″W Last Time Hiked: February 12, 2022 Approximate distance hiked: 2.6 miles Moderate due to navigation, difficult at times with some hills. Wunnashowatuckqut… What? It is Nipmuc for “where the river splits”. The Nipmuc were present on this land where the Blackstone River and Branch [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Booth Pond – North Smithfield/Woonsocket

Booth Pond Conservation Area Dowling Village Boulevard, North Smithfield, RI Trailhead:  41°58’44.15″N, 71°30’21.44″W Last Time Hiked: July 10, 2021 Approximate distance hiked: 1.8 miles Fairly easy, some significant elevation. A hidden gem behind a bustling shopping area preserved from further development. Starting by a kiosk at the Dowling Village Apartments follow the access trail through [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Latham Brook Preserve – Smithfield

Latham Brook Preserve Burlingame Road, Smithfield, RI Trailhead:  41°55’29.44″N, 71°33’33.28″W Last Time Hiked: August 30, 2020 Approximate distance hiked: 1.2 miles Fairly easy with some elevation.   Bold prediction! When the Smithfield Land Trust is done developing this property it will stand out as one of their best properties. With that said, the natural beauty [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Gold Farm & Forest – North Smithfield

Gold Farm & Forest North Smithfield, RI Trailhead:  Private Property, Undisclosed Last Time Hiked: April 4, 2020 Approximate distance hiked: 2.5 miles Fairly easy, some elevation.   This property in North Smithfield is currently private, however, it is likely going to be donated to the Town of North Smithfield in the future. The current owner, Mr. [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Jim Russell Preserve – Smithfield

Jim Russell Preserve Burlingame Road, Smithfield, RI Trailhead:  41°54’40.87″N, 71°33’53.27″W Last Time Hiked: June 16, 2019 Approximate distance hiked: 1.1 miles Fairly easy with some significant elevation.   On the back side of Connors Farm and from a lesser known access on Burlingame Road is the Jim Russell Preserve. The yellow blazed access path and [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Caroline E. Judson – Smithfield

Caroline E. Judson Trust Property Williams Road, Smithfield, RI Trailhead:  41°54’34.26″N, 71°33’24.73″W Last Time Hiked: January 15, 2018 Approximate distance hiked: 1.5 miles Fairly easy with some significant elevation.   At the end of Williams Road is a small parking area for a couple of cars. The trail head is just to the right of [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Stump Pond – Smithfield

Stump Pond Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI Trailhead: 41°54’35.74″N, 71°32’31.35″W Last Time Hiked: February 19, 2017 Approximate distance hiked: 0.9 miles Fairly Easy.   Stump Pond is known mostly to be a fishing spot. The state owned property however has a short out and back trail that follows the shore of the pond. Starting from the [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Centennial Park – North Smithfield

Centennial Park Main Street, North Smithfield, RI Trailhead: 41°59’57.02″N, 71°34’53.21″W Last Time Hiked: October 1, 2016 Approximate distance hiked: 0.3 miles Easy with slight elevation.   Part of the Blackstone River Valley National Historic Park, Centennial Park offers a tour of yesteryear. The small park is behind the North Smithfield Library on Main Street in [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Hanton City – Smithfield

Hanton City Smithfield, RI Trailhead: Undisclosed Last Time Hiked: September 17, 2016 Approximate distance hiked: 3.3 miles Fairly easy, slight elevation.   Yesteryear there existed a cluster of buildings in the woods of what is now Smithfield. This town was in an extremely remote area miles from any other towns or villages. The town was [&hellip[ READ MORE ]

Mowry Farm – Smithfield

Mowry Farm Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI Trailhead: 41°55’12.31″N, 71°32’56.65″W Last Time Hiked: September 4, 2016 Approximate distance hiked: 0.7 miles Fairly easy with some elevation. A short trail system indeed, Mowry Farm offers quite a bit variety and is a nice supplement to the nearby Mowry Conservation Area. Parking is available at the community gardens [&hellip[ READ MORE ]