Five pools and 11 water parks open for the season.
Discover Rhode Island parks and enjoy free and low-cost summer activities. Rock climb, fish, hike, bike, kayak, and win great prizes! Participate in the RI Great Outdoors Pursuit, a wonderful program designed to help families enjoy the Ocean State’s recreational parks. Each “pursuit” or event involves fun outdoor activities, challenges, and children’s games, as well […]
Happy Spring! April Vacation Week is already here. Here are a few easy activities for you and your school vacationing clan to check out. 1. Visit the bluebells in Swan Point Woods, Providence. If you head into in these magical woods you will find the most wonderful and secret (Ssh!) glen of bluebells. To get […]
Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Sunday, August 25, as we explore this area together. Whenever I mention Neutaconkanut Hill, people usually look at me funny and then ask me two questions: “How do you say that?” and “Where is it?” Given that “the Hill” is one of my very favorite […]
Rhode Island’s Land Trusts challenge you to discover the state’s special places – over 60 guided walks, family festivals and other activities during August and September Bring a friend and join one or more of the 60 guided walks and events through the scenic views, green spaces, and working farms that are Rhode Island’s 47 […]
Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Saturday, July 20, as we explore this area together. This 100 acre park offers trails, picnic tables, a comfort station, and a beach at Peck Pond, which make it the perfect place for a summer hike. Pick up the trail right from the beach (follow […]
Providence’s Department of Recreation runs over a dozen public water parks and pools, located throughout the city. Pools & Water Parks will be open July 1 – Aug 16 (closed July 4 & Aug 12 for city holidays) To find a facility convenient to your home, use the link above. Four public pools are open […]
Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Sunday, June 16, as we explore this area together. My favorite thing about Ballard Park is that it’s small enough to let my kids just wander about, choosing the trails they want to follow. They feel like real explorers and I, with my eyes on […]