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Our lives can get downright stressful, which means we need to find as many ways as we can to relax even if we don’t have a lot of time. One of the best ways to shed a little of that stress is to go on a leisurely hike along this scenic pond trail in Providence, Rhode Island. It’s likely to be a hit with the whole family.
Providence pretty much has it all, from the excitement of the big city to quiet little nooks where we can escape the hubbub of normal life.
When you want something in between, follow the easy Roger Williams Pond Trail that meanders through the park.
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The picturesque path, like Roger Williams Park, can get incredibly busy. However, you should be able to find some quiet moments along the trail.
It clocks in at 3.7 miles, so give yourself at least an hour or so to complete it. If you’re not in a hurry, take your time to stop and admire (and take photos of) the scenery.
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Although it has some slight elevation changes, the Providence trail shouldn’t be too taxing, even for the little ones.
Expect a few fairy tale moments during your journey, too, as you pass charming footbridges and…
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Just be prepared for a pretty buggy situation in the warmer months. Bug spray is a must if you want to be comfortable.
Stop to admire the fountain in the middle of the water.
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You’ll discover plenty of picture-perfect moments and idyllic backdrops for selfies.
If you’ve got the time, relax on one of the benches and soak up the beauty of the surrounding landscape.
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You never know who you’ll meet on the trail either. Turtles, rabbits, and swans are just a few residents of the park.
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Pretty in all four seasons, the Roger Williams Pond Trail absolutely shines during the peek of the fall foliage.
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It’s the perfect relaxing hike to take in the park’s natural beauty.
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View more information on the Roger Williams Park Conservancy website. Or, stop by the Roger Williams Conservancy Park Facebook page.
Have you followed this scenic pond trail in Providence, Rhode Island? What did you think? Would you hike it again? Let us know in the comments! After a refreshing hike, head over to Plant City, a unique food hall in Providence, Rhode Island, for a delicious bite to eat.
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