June 15, 2013 · 11:15 AM
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Distance: 1.5 miles
Duratiion: 1 hour
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.
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