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Ruecker Wildlife Refuge - Weber Hike #35

  • Jun 15, 2013 · 11:15 AM
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Distance: 1.5 miles

Duratiion: 1 hour

Difficulty: Easy

Blaze Orange: Not Required

The Emilie Ruecker Wildlife Refuge is a 50 acre parcel of woods and salt marsh with trails and fine views of the Sakonnet River. The refuge has blinds for observing and photographing nature. Great Egrets, Snowy Egrets, and Glossy Ibis are among the birds that frequent the marsh. Jack's Island, a peninsula that extends into the Sakonnet River, is home to breeding Ospreys.



Directions: Follow Rt. 77 South from the village of Tiverton. Travel  about 3 miles to Seapowet Rd. Turn right onto Seapowet and less than 0.5 miles on the right is the parking lot for Ruecker Wildlife Refuge.



Liability Waiver.
As a condition of your voluntary participation in this activity you acknowledge and agree to the following: this activity involves inherent risks that can cause property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death to participants and/or others; you assume all risk associated with this activity; you are responsible for having the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, clothing, and equipment to safely participate in this activity; you know and will follow the Hiker Responsibility Code described at; the leader(s) of this activity are volunteers; and you for yourself, your heirs, executors, and administrators release, hold harmless, and indemnify the leader(s) and all members of this group from any and all claims for property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death - including those caused by negligence and/or other reasons.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you Matt and all for this beautiful hike. And Thank you Dave for showing us the Seapowet beach after the hike!

    June 17, 2013

  • Stephen D.

    Can't make this one, will try for the following Saturday.

    June 14, 2013

  • Leanne A

    Matt, have you done Weetamoo Woods yet?

    June 14, 2013

    • Matt

      Yes. I'd do that too tomorrow but have a family event to go to later in the day.

      June 14, 2013

  • Diane B.

    Darn, can't make it tomorrow,next one!

    June 14, 2013

  • Richa

    I am not a 100% sure but I will update my RSVP at latest by tonight

    June 14, 2013

  • Matt

    This hike is located close enough to Leanne's 9:00am hike that both can be done back-to-back.

    June 14, 2013

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