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LINCOLN WOODS STATE PARK
LOCATION - The park is 5 miles north of Providence. Take 1-95 north to Rhode Island 146 and then the north exit for Lincoln Woods.
ACTIVITIES - Ride 10 miles of bridle trails, enjoy a picnic at one of 159 picnic tables, and go for a hike. Go boating from the ramp with under 10 horsepower motors allowed. No outboard motors are allowed weekends and holidays during the summer season. Enjoy freshwater fishing and swimming with lifeguards on duty. Concessions are available. During the winter, go snow-mobiling and ice skating.
In Providence, walk the Mile of History, originally an old Indian trail along Benefit Street, to see many original Colonial homes and examples of early Federal and nineteenth-century architecture. Many of the privately owned homes are open to the public during the Festival of Historic Houses. Information on the Mile is available at the Providence Preservation Society located in the Brick School House, circa 1769, 24 Meeting Street, or by calling 401-331-8575.
Take a self-guided tour of historic downtown by picking up a brochure at the Visitor Bureau, 10 Dorrance Street, or call 401-274-1636. The city is hilly, so wear comfortable shoes.
Tour the John Brown House, 52 Power Street, built in 1786 and once described by John Quincy Adams as "the most magnificent mansion I have ever seen on this continent." For information, call 401-331-8575.
Roger Williams Park, Museum, and Zoo is at 950 Elmwood off 1-95. For details, call 401-467-9013.
Lincoln Woods State Park
Great Road, Route 123 Lincoln,
Rhode Island 02865
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