This Forest Hike In Rhode Island Leads To An Unexpectedly Amazing Overlook

Do you like surprises? How about hiking? If you do, this trail in Rhode Island is the perfect outing for you. The trail through the preserves around Ell Pond and Long Pond is a fantastic place for an outdoor adventure. Enjoy the quiet of the forest as you head toward the big payoff — an overlook that has picture perfect views.

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Have you ever hiked to this unbelievable overlook? If you’re looking for an easier trail where you can still take in the sights, take this hike to an observation tower for some fantastic bay scenery.