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Roger Williams Park

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Address: Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI
Phone Number: +1 401-785-9450
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Beautiful city park.

Very pretty with lakes, a carousel and even a zoo. They really need a small visitor center and a place with maps, etc.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Lynchburg, Virginia
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very pretty with lakes, a carousel and even a zoo. They really need a small visitor center and a place with maps, etc.

Thank oldmanwhotravels
Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the 5km (3 mile) walk around the main lakes area on a blustery Sunday. A slow stroll taking photos took under 2 hours. Beautiful foliage and interesting sculpture dotted around. The museum is an interesting building and contains quite a few stuffed birds but lacks much content. Cheap entry though, kids will like it. Toilets there. Porta loos also... More 

Thank qofdnz
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice park, has potential to be a lot better. Sometimes it gets pretty dirty with trash on the sides of sidewalks. The Japanese garden would be amazing if they cleaned the water and kept it clean.

Thank Erik C
Quincy, Massachusetts
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Roger William's Park is a great place to go and visit for couples, family. Pretty grounds with a pond that you can rent paddle boats to paddle around . Plenty of places to walk, sit and relax, picnic. Pretty at Fall Foliage time with the trees changing color

Thank jcdcooks
Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a really nice park for walking and taking a stroll, very pretty and has quite an extensive territory to walk around.

Thank Alisa S
Norwood, Massachusetts
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This is an extremely Fun tour to see. Bring family and friends for this amazing fall tradition: over 5,000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns along a beautiful Wetlands Trail,Numerous pumpkins carved into works of art. The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is open rain or shine. Recommend going mid week if possible to avoid crowds.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

My wife and I drove here from our hotel in Warwick. The park was not too difficult to find but it was more difficult to find our way around within the park. Once we finally found a place to park, we did enjoy walking around. We were sad to see so much garbage floating around the Japanese garden.

Thank John E
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went there with our 2 nieces. Lots for them to do and safe too. Enjoyable day out, with facilities too.

Thank RobinandLisa
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stopped here after leaving the central city area on the way back to our hotel. Very large park with nice open expanses. Worth a relaxing stop.

Thank Tom B
Independence, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I took the kids to Roger Williams Park one afternoon while we were in Providence and my husband was in training for business. It was not hard to find the park itself but once in the park I found it interesting to navigate. The signage is not fantastic and I missed the playground we were looking for once and had... More 

Thank Kari F

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