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Goddard State Park

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Address: Ives Road, Warwick, RI
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A lovely New England spot

Today I went for a walk along the rocky shore, went into the bordering woods and sat on a rock, watching local birds and a sunset. Not too bad! The water is really clear and calm... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
Ellie B
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Providence, Rhode Island
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i grew up in the neighborhood that houses Goddard State Park i remember driving my bike, walking and enjoying the scenery n my youth. Unfortunately a nasy element has beseiged the surroundings of the area and the park is now in disarray..... very sad

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walk here all the time. There are trains in the woods above Narragansett bay and trails on the roads in the park. Dog friendly on a leash. There is also a swimming beach.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Today I went for a walk along the rocky shore, went into the bordering woods and sat on a rock, watching local birds and a sunset. Not too bad! The water is really clear and calm on this side of the bay.

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Thank Ellie B
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I love the area, so many trees, so much space. You can have a good time with people without being over run by a crowd!

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Thank Terri D
Warwick, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a nice park. I come here to walk my dog on the back trials all year round. You need to be careful of the horses though, as they do trail rides in the woods. If your dog is not leashed, the woman will scream bloody murder at you. I don't recommend paying the money to do those rides... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

A great park with a small beach. Nice place to walk or picnic. Not recommended as a place for tourists to visit (unless you are looking for a place to walk or picnic).

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Somerset, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

What I love about RI parks like Goddard and Colt State are the ocean views ,the expansive land to enjoy the day and at no cost. Here you can walk the beachside trail, walk you dog,have a picnic with friends or family ,sit by the beach, ride the carousel or golf. There are 18miles of horse trails and there is... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was our last touring stop of the day. Nice park with lots of open spaces. Good, clean beach. We spent some time walking around and enjoyed ourselves.

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Thank Tom B
Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Goddard Park is a popular location for joggers, horse back riders, company picnics, reunions, etc. Camp site style grills and large lawns in between. Horseback riding available -- great walking trails. It abuts Potowomut Country Club if you like to golf (fee).

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Whether horseback riding, golfing or just walking the trails, the view is great. Waterviews, boat launch and more.

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