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Colt State Park hiking

Rhode Island, United States

By lydia.crawford

Colt State Park Statistics

Distance

8 KM

Estimated Time

2 hours

What are the activities at Colt State Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Colt State Park?

Colt State Park is public open space that occupies 464 acres (188 ha) on Poppasquash Neck in the township of Bristol, Rhode Island, once owned by industrialist Samuel P. Colt. The park is a major component of the Poppasquash Farms Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a stop on the East Bay Bike Path. The park includes trails, picnic groves, boat ramps, an observation tower, and an open air Chapel-by-the-Sea.

The Colt State Park is a 464 acre state park located in Bristol, Rhode Island. The park offers stunning views of Narragansett Bay and the Elizabeth Islands. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, foxes, and ospreys. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities at the park, including hiking, biking, fishing, and bird watching. The park also features a playground, a picnic area, and a boat ramp.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMTuesday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMWednesday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMThursday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMFriday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMSaturday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMSunday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Coordinates
-71.2985319
41.6769145

What are the coordinates and address of Colt State Park?

Colt State Park
(401) 253-7482
Route 114, Bristol, RI 02809, USA

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Starting Point

The Colt State Park is located in Bristol, Rhode Island. The address is: 1 Colt State Park Road, Bristol, RI 02809.

Why visit Colt State Park

The Colt State Park is a 464 acre state park located in Bristol, Rhode Island. The park offers stunning views of Narragansett Bay, as well as a variety of recreational activities including fishing, hiking, and biking. The park is also home to the largest collection of publicly accessible statuary in the country, with over 100 pieces on display.

Is Colt State Park in Rhode Island a good place for the whole family?

Yes, Colt State Park is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained, including hiking, biking, fishing, and swimming.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Colt State Park in Rhode Island include hiking, biking, fishing, and bird watching.

The best activities near Colt State Park in Rhode Island include hiking, biking, fishing, and bird watching.

Where to eat?

1. The Breakfast Club - a small diner that serves up some of the best breakfast in the state.

2. The Chubby Chick - a food truck that specializes in chicken and waffles, and is one of the most popular food trucks in the area.

3. The Diner - a classic Rhode Island diner that serves up all your favorite comfort foods.

4. The Grilled Cheese Truck - a food truck that specializes in grilled cheese sandwiches, and is a must-try for anyone visiting the area.

5. The Juice Truck - a food truck that specializes in healthy juices and smoothies, and is perfect for anyone looking for a healthy meal option.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMTuesday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMWednesday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMThursday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMFriday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMSaturday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PMSunday: 5:00 AM – 8:00 PM

How long is the estimated climb?

2 hours

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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