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Rome Point: Guided Walk of its History and Habitats

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 1250 Boston Neck Rd Saunderstown RI 02874  See map

Explore a variety of wildlife habitats and a small, rocky beach as we hike from Boston Neck Road east to Narragansett Bay. Local historian Tim Cranston will recount tales of the history of the property, from its use in colonial days to the creation of the 230-acre preserve in 2001. Natural history specialist Kathy Raposa will point out unique coastal features, such as the largest harbor seal haulout site in RI. Enjoy some of the most prime waterfront property along Narragansett Bay!

Directions: Directions from Providence: From Rt. 95 south, take Rt.138 East towards Jamestown/Newport. Take the Rt. 1A exit off Rt.138 (last exit before Jamestown-Verrazano Bridge.) Turn left off exit, heading north onto Boston Neck Road. The parking area is on the right about 3/4 mile north of Rt. 138.

Parking: There is a gravel parking lot for about 30 cars, however it can fill up and you may need to park on the side of Boston Neck Rd.

Registration: The event is free but we would like you to register so we know to wait for you at the trailhead: Kathy Raposa: kvigness@aol.com, 295-0687

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