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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 06-24-2020

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14 SUMMER 2020 | THE VALLEY BREEZE 14 14 Outdoor Living Spaces Call now for a free consultation to update an existing landscape or start new Master Planning & Design, Walls Walks & Patios, Plantings, Lawn Installation Lawn Maintenance Trees & Ornamental Serving Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts for over 40 years EXPERIENCE • EXPERTISE • RELIABILITY www.EasternLandscaping.net Call today for a free consultation (401)766-9035 188 Willow Street, Woonsocket, RI EASTERN LANDSCAPING A Modern Take on A Veteran Company Lawns • Sod • Seed Walks • Patios • Walls "troll cave" marked on the map. Handy Pond Preserve Location: Lincoln Parking: Old River Road Length: About 1.7 miles Landmarks: Handy Pond Trail map: www.trailsandwalksri.word- press.com Handy Pond Preserve sits between Albion and Manville with the main entrance located on Old River Road across from Mussey Brook Road. Hikers will find an old cemetery, stone walls and views of nearby Cumberland. The blue-blazed trail leads to the dam at Rochambeau Pond, also known as Handy Pond. The pond is also a popular fishing spot. In 2014, Brian Hasegawa, a member of Boy Scout Troop 711, created a map of the trails that can be found on the hiking website Trails and Walks in Rhode Island. Walkabout Trail Loop Location: Chepachet Parking: George Washington State Campground, Putnam Pike This field is one of the scenic sites walkers at SPRAGUE FARM in Glocester will see along the route. Length: Two-mile, six-mile and eight- mile options Landmarks: Views of Bowdish Reservoir Trail map: www.exploreri.org The Walkabout Trail Loop is locat- ed within the grounds of the George Washington State Campground and Management Area in Chepachet. The trail was built in 1965 by Australian crew mem- bers of the HMAS Perth and offers three route options: a two-mile blue loop, six- mile red loop and eight-mile orange loop. The trails travel through forested areas and offer views of Bowdish Reservoir. Note: Parking for the Walkabout Trail is located on state property. Hikers should check with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management for the latest information on park restrictions before arriving. HIKING From Page 13

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