This Short Boardwalk Trail Leads To The Sweetest Beach In Rhode Island
Hiking shouldn’t always be difficult. There is a short and easy boardwalk trail in Rhode Island that is magical and better yet, it leads to an amazing place. Wind your way through greenery resembling an exotic forest and then be treated to a beach that is virtually undiscovered. Whale Rock Trail is a hike like no other, and you’re going to want to travel down this path as soon as you can.
Editor’s Note: Please make sure before you go, you are aware of the trail and do not trespass onto private property.
This enchanting boardwalk trail is a newer addition to the incredible hiking spots in Rhode Island. It was built in 2013 and leads to an amazingly gorgeous place.
Whale Rock Trail is just a little over two miles round trip so you'll have plenty of time to spend at the sweet beach this path leads to in Narragansett.
Lush greenery surrounds this charming boardwalk path. You'll feel like you've been transported into a magical storybook setting.
After you navigate the 1/2 mile section of the trail to the coast, you'll be rewarded with stunning shoreline views.
Explore the tidal pools for coastal critters and seashells.
The water is shallow and clear near the shore. It's a great spot for wading, but the rocks and stronger current away from the coast prohibit swimming.
Catch a glimpse of the town beach off in the distance and not to far away, which is a better choice for water play.
This hidden beach is the perfect place to bring a picnic or to lose yourself in the sights and sounds of nature.
The scenery is astounding and it's quieter than many of the more popular Rhode Island shoreline spots.
Enjoy a solitary stroll or bring the whole family on a new adventure to this isolated place. Whale Rock Trail just might become your new favorite retreat.
The boardwalk trail is easy to navigate and leads to one of Rhode Island's hidden treasures. What are you waiting for? Add this short and sweet hike to your summer bucket list.
You'll find Whale Rock Trail off of Cormorant Point Rd.,
Narragansett, RI 02882.
Have you ever hiked Whale Rock Trail? Did you even know it existed? What are some of your favorite trails in the Ocean State?
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