An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2017
The East Providence Conservation Commission with the Providence County Hiking Club and the Ten Mile River Watershed Council have been asked by the East Providence Historical Society to lead guided hikes of the grounds at Hunts Mills to coincide with their monthly open house. This month’s hike is also part of the RI Land Trust Council’s 6th annual RI Land Trust Days from Aug 12 to Oct 1st. The hike will begin at 1:30 and last approximately an hour. The John Hunt House, home of the East Providence Historical Society and a museum of East Providence history, will remain open until 3 pm.
This is an easy and relaxed paced hike that is good for beginners and kids.
The hike follows the shore of the Ten Mile River for a bit and winds through the old fire department training grounds and amusement park.
Reservations are not required. The hike and house tour are free. Optional donations are welcomed by the Historical Society. Dogs on leash are welcomed.
Directions: Hunts Mills is located on Hunts Mills Road, East Providence. From I-195, take MA Exit 1 for Route 114A. Turn left and follow north. Bear left to continue on 114A past the Grist Mill Restaurant and continue straight at the intersection with Route 44. After crossing state line, take first left onto Hunts Mills Road. Parking area is ahead adjacent to the John Hunt House.
Google Maps Link: Hunts Mills Google Map Link