The 4.7-Mile Steere Hill & Heritage Park Loop Trail In Rhode Island Is Full Of Jaw-Dropping Natural Pools
Exploring Rhode Island promises so much natural beauty and plenty of surprises around every corner. Next time you’re looking for an easy trek that’s drenched in natural beauty, follow the Steere Hill & Heritage Park Loop Trail in Rhode Island. It’s dotted with shimmering pools and streams and lush green during the warmer months, so don’t forget your camera.
Steere Hill and Heritage Park Loop Trail wanders 4.7 miles through Steere Hill Farm Conservation Area in Chepachet.
Rated easy by All Trails, the picturesque path is popular with hikers of all ages and skill levels. Hikers advise carving out around two hours to complete it, longer if you plan on taking your time.
Bring your pooch along on this dog-family trail that passes a variety of scenery - from towering trees to shimmering natural pools.
You'll also cross a fairy tale footbridge, perfect for snapping photos.
The easy rating of the trail means it can get quite busy. However, you might get lucky and set off during a quiet time and find you have the trail all to yourself.
If you're hiking in the warmer months, be sure to lather on the bug spray. Bring it with you, too, because it can get really buggy on the trail, especially during the morning.
Carry plenty of water too, as the weather can get very humid during the summertime.
The trail is hikeable all year around. However, be prepared for icy conditions during the winter. If you're hiking after a rainfall, you might want to wear a waterproof shoes. It can get really wet and muddy.
Learn more on the official website of
Steere Hill Gloucester Land Trust. You can view more photos and a trail map of Steere Hill and Heritage Loop Trail on All Trails.
Have you hiked the Steere Hill & Heritage Park Loop Trail in Rhode Island? Do you have any advice for those who plan to hike it? Let us know in the comments! Then check out these
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Address: Steere Hill Glocester Land Trust Trailhead, 374 US-44, Chepachet, RI 02814, USA