Davis Memorial Wildlife Refuge
Address: Davisville Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852
(Parking lot is near the red house at 277 Davisville Road.)
Hours: Open Sunrise to Sunset
Trails: Less than 1 mile
Trail Difficulty: easy to moderate
The Davis Memorial Wildlife Refuge offers a relaxing hike above the gently flowing Hunt River in southern Rhode Island. This property is full of woods and wetlands and includes access points for canoeing and kayaking.
- Habitat: wetlands, river
- Wildlife to watch for: beaver, otter, painted turtle, frog, muskrat, fox
- Birds commonly found: Wood Duck, Baltimore Oriole, Yellow Warbler, Rose-breasted Grosbeak
- Offerings: Birdwatching
- Trailing arbutus brings lovely fragrence in spring
- Canoe and kayak put-in site (no motor boats)
We encourage proper use of the refuge and stewardship of the gifts it offers us to enjoy.
The following are prohibited from the refuge: dogs, horses and other pets; picking or collecting of anything besides litter; picnicking or camping; all vehicles (including bicycles) beyond the parking lot; excessive noisemaking; and alcoholic beverages.