Weetamoo Woods, Tiverton


Directions:  From All Points North: Take Rt. #77 south to Four corners, Tiverton R.I. At stop light take left(Gray's Ice Cream is on corner)The entrance is one mile down on left:sign reads Weetamoo woods South Entry. Drive in dirt road and park at trail head.

Trail Information:  Weetamoo Woods is 140 acres of nicely forested land in Rhode Island with historical significance. The  red trail is a gorgeous, well-marked loop, close to six miles in length. The trail meanders over an old cobblestone road, past an old mill site, through Kalmia (mountain laurel) tunnels and along a open (gas line) field.  The terrain is gently sloping with a few nice hills. Some parts of the trail are very rocky but generally it is hard packed dirt.
There are two small streams which do flood after hard rains. They can be crossed by using the well placed logs. Thanks to the streams there is plenty of water for canine companions but  always bring water for yourself.

Miscellaneous Information:  Early Summer is a brutal time for bugs. Bring plenty of bug spray and wear light colored clothing.  Weekends can be crowded with families "hiking" (elevation is about 200'). This is a multiuse trial so don't be surprised to encounter local horse riders, happy runners and walkers with dogs and mountain bikers.(There is no leash law).
   There is a town ordinance against the use of  motorized vehicles but unfortunately it is not enforced. You may encounter motor bikes, especially on muddy days.

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