Open Spaces & Nature Preserves

Nature Preserves in Southern New EnglandTIVERTON

Open Space & Trails

Fort Barton (B1)

Earthmounds of Revolutionary War Fort with observation tower.
343 Highland Road opposite Town Hall, Tiverton, RI

Emile Ruecker Wildlife Refuge (B1)

50 acre parcel of woods and salt marsh along the Sakonnet River
Seapowet Ave, Tiverton, RI
Download trail maps at Web site:
www.asri.org

Seapowet Marsh

Fogland Beach and Marsh

Weetamoo Woods and Pardon Gray Preserve (C2)

550 acres of varied habitats including rare coastal
oak-holly forest, Atlantic white cedar swamp.

Entrances at East Road, Lake Road,
and Lafayette Rd, Tiverton, RI
Download trail maps at Web:
www.tiverton.ri.gov/recreation/recreation.html

Environmental Organizations

Tiverton Land Trust

A private nonprofit charitable organization
dedicated to preserving the rural character and
scenic beauty of Tiverton, RI for generations to come.

Web site: www.tivertonlandtrust.org

LITTLE COMPTON

Open Space & Trails

Dundry Brook Preserve disability accessible

Simmons Pond Sanctuary (B-3)

Wooded walking trails around Simmons Pond.
Colebrook Rd, Little Compton, RI

Environmental Organizations

Sakonnet Preservation Organization

Little Compton Agricultural Trust

 

WESTPORT

Open Space & Trails

Allen’s Pond (D5)

500 Acre preserve; exceptional bird life and salt marsh activity; trails.
1280 Horseneck Road
Westport, MA
Tel. 508-636-2437
Web site: www.massaudubon.org

Westport Town Farm (D3)

Historic Farm overlooking Westport River 
Drift Road; .6 miles north of Hixbridge Road,
Westport, MA
Tel. 781-784-0567
Web site: www.thetrustees.org

Horseneck Beach State Reservation (C4)

State Beach with large dunes & a view of the
Elizabeth Islands. Facilities, parking & campground.

Route 88 in Westport to John Reed Rd., Westport, MA
Tel: (508) 636-8816;
Web site: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/southeast/hbch.htm

Environmental Organizations

Westport Rivers Watershed Association

Westport Conservation Land Trust
The Trustees of Reservations
Web site: www.thetrustees.org

DARTMOUTH

Open Space & Trails

Demerest Lloyd State Park (E-5)

Wooded picnic areas, walking trails and sandy beach
Barney’s Joy Rd, S. Dartmouth, MA
Web site: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/southeast/deml.htm

Destruction Brook Woods

280-acre property with 8 miles of well-marked trails and a few more miles of unmarked trails.
210 Slades Corner Rd
Dartmouth, MA
Website: www.dnrt.org/destruction-brook-woods/

The Stone Barn

150-year old stone barn serving as an indoor activity center for the Mass Audubon Society.
786 Horseneck Road
Dartmouth, MA

Environmental Organizations

Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust (F-4)

Book of walking trails available
404 Elm St, S. Dartmouth, MA
Tel. 508-991-2289
Web site: www.dnrt.org

Lloyd Center for the Environment (E-5)

Natural history science center with walking trials.
Located at Demerest Lloyd State Park
Barney’s Joy Rd, S. Dartmouth, MA
Tel. 508-990-0505
Web site: www.lloydcenter.org