DUNDREY BROOK TRAIL, Little Compton RI

  • July 11, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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Difficulty : Easy

Duration :1.5 hours (tops)

Distance : 2.7 round trip

Please make sure you read the liability waiver below. By signing up for this hike you (and guest if applicable) are agreeing to the terms of the liabilty waiver.

The Dundery Brook trail runs through a forested wetland and then into an open meadow and pond habitat. Seasonal changes in flora and fauna can be observed all year long. Highlights include the Spring return of migratory birds and emergence of amphibians of all kinds. Flowering wetland plants that include jack-in-the-pulpit and some very rare plants can be observed along the trail. This is is a fairly new trail. The Nature Conservancy of RI opened this trail in June 2012. The entire trail is on raised decking until you reach Bumblebee Pond, at that point we can take a little walk further around the pond and then return the way we came. iF THE GRASS IS REAL HIGH WE WILL NOT GO TOO FAR OFF THE END OF THE RAISED TRAIL. TICKS!

There are gray temporary trailers at the entereance. There is a one way do not enter sign, school is out so head in. Or, you can go around the corner to the other entereance. Park near the tennis courts. I seldom have cell service down here so, check the map and directions before you leave. Again very short walk!

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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 knowand will follow the Hiker Responsibility Code described at www.hikesafe.com; 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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Directions: From North- Take Exit 5 off Route 24S. Take a left off exit onto 77S. Go 10.3 miles on 77S. Turn slightly to left onto Meeting House Lane. Go one half mile. Trail is on left in the recreational field behind the tennis courts. From South- Take Exit 5 off Route 24N. Take a right off exit onto 77S. See above for further directions.

Parking: Park in the field in front of the tennis courts.

Trailhead: Behind tennis courts at Meeting House Lane [masked] N[masked] W)

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  • Leanne A

    Hi all, I just sent an email to all who RSVP'd yes. I am cancelling. It is thiunder and lightning here in Little Compton. Looks like rain at any moment. Don't want to be in the woods w/ lightning!!!! I have changed the date to tomorrow. I hope you can join me then. I'm sorry for late notice. I think I should be in time to catch you all it is only 4:30

    July 10, 2013

  • Rodney

    Can I comment on cliquishness here? *ducks thrown objects*

    July 9, 2013

  • Leanne A

    I will have little to no internet access before this walk. I have spotty cell service down here. I will try to check this site before the walk for messages and to give my cell # to attendees.

    July 8, 2013

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