With A Waterfall And Boardwalk, The Little-Known Vin Gormley Trail In Rhode Island Is Unexpectedly Magical
By Beth Price-Williams|Updated on April 24, 2023(Originally published April 19, 2023)
A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in nearly a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.
A stroll along the Vin Gormley Trail in Rhode Island offers endless opportunities for photos and quiet moments of reflection. With an abundance of lush green, a cascading waterfall, and a picturesque boardwalk, the trail gives off a magical, fairy-tale vibe that you really have to experience to appreciate. Perhaps even better, it’s picture-perfect in all seasons, making it one of the best hiking trails in Rhode Island.
Have you followed the Vin Gormley Trail in Rhode Island? Do you agree that it’s one of the best hikes in Rhode Island? Share your experience in the comments! Drink in more natural beauty on the Steere Hill & Heritage Park Trail in Chepachet.
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Beth Price-Williams|April 24, 2023
Are there any hiking trails that lead to waterfalls in Rhode Island?
The picturesque Vin Gormley Trail leads to a beautiful waterfall in Rhode Island. Some of the best hikes in Rhode Island, in fact, lead to waterfalls, including:
Ben Utter Trail, a scenic Rhode Island hiking trail, will lead you straight to the awe-inspiring Stepstone Falls, perhaps the most well-known waterfall in Rhode Island. The 2.7-mile trail winds through Arcadia Management Area.
Follow the Blackstone River Bikeway Trail in Woonsocket to experience a waterfall and a cascade created by a dam.
The Turner Loop Trail meanders through East Providence and passes a gorgeous cascade.
Set off on the short-but-sweet, half-mile Hunt’s Mill Trail. Snag a seat at the picnic table near the waterfall, and have a bite to eat.