Hiking in Rhode Island
The terrain of Rhode Island provides for
various hiking experiences throughout its
small state. Depending on your level of
hiking experience and ability, different
areas are more suited towards your personal
needs. Most of the southern and eastern
trails allow for relatively flat paths that
lead you around through the beautiful old
However, if you head out towards
the northern and western part of the state
you will find that the trails tend to climb
up steep hills leading you through some
heavily wooded parts of Rhode Island.
sure you plan your hiking trip accordingly
because after you get out into the middle of
some of the less traveled hiking trails it
is difficult to turn around and head back.The
North South trail is largest hiking trail you will find anywhere in the state.
It stretches for 72 miles and passes through 7 of Rhode Islandís State Parks.