Best Birding in Rhode Island

This list represents the most popular birding in Rhode Island. Use this list to plan your next Rhode Island birding trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Block Island, North Island Hiking


The north end of Block Island rolls out trails of history and discovery, tracing beach, bluff, and inland habitat. With fair weather and tide, virtually the entire island beach perimeter is open to wa…
From the guidebook "Hiking Connecticut and Rhode Island"
New Shoreham, RI - Birding, Hiking - 7.9 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge


A wide open meadow directly behind the visitor center in this national wildlife refuge gives way to coastal woodland before surprising you with two peninsulas jutting out into Trustom Pond, narrowly s…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Rhode Island"
West Kingston, RI - Birding, Hiking - 2.3 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#3. Rodman Hollow


Thanks to the Nature Conservancy, 42 percent of Block Island is preserved as open space. In addition to land preserves, many acres are kept free from development through easements with private propert…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Rhode Island"
Block Island, RI - Birding, Hiking, Horseback Riding - 2.1 miles
Published by Falcon Guides