Audubon Wildlife Refuges remain open during the pandemic. Please review our trail safety guidelines before your visit.
Address: Cooneymus Road, Block Island, RI, 02807
Hours: Open sunrise to sunset
Trail Difficulty: easy
Are Dogs Allowed? No - click here to learn why and review other trail guidelines.
The Lewis-Dickens Farm Wildlife Refuge provides beautiful panoramic views above the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean. This 120-acre gem provides easy hiking through coastal meadows and is the perfect place to spot raptors and fall migrants. Named after Elizabeth Dickens, the "Bird Lady of Block Island" and the Lewis Family of Block Island, this property also preserves a bit of Rhode Island's farming history.
- Habitat: coastal meadows
- Wildlife to watch for: deer, Block Island meadow vole
- Birds commonly found: Barn Owl, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Merlin, American Kestrel, Song Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Pheasant
- Offerings: Birdwatching
- Scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean