Learn to identify a number of summer plants and flowers on an informative, adults only, walk at the Fort Wildlife Refuge. Bring your favorite field guide; we recommend Newcombs Wildflower Guide. The headwaters of the Woonasquatucket River rise on this 235 acre woodland sanctuary of North Smithfield which includes a variety of northern forest habitats with a wide range of plant species.
Directions: Take I-295 to Exit 8B (Rte. 7 North). Follow Rte 7 to Providence Pike; bear right onto Providence Pike. Go across at the intersection of Rtes. 5 and 104. refuge is 1/2 mile on the left, the first left after the Primrose Fire Station.
Parking Info: Free parking in the refuge lot; no overnight parking.