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Roger Williams Park

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Address: Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI
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+1 401-785-9450
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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a beautiful place to take a long walk. parking can be just about anywhere around the park. great to take a friend along, you will not believe how much further you will walk when... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mary D
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Smithfield, Rhode Island
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Smithfield, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a beautiful place to take a long walk. parking can be just about anywhere around the park. great to take a friend along, you will not believe how much further you will walk when with a friend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Roger William Park is an excellent place to visit all year round. The paddle boats are so much fun! A great place to unwind. Food trucks from all over the area come every Friday evening during the Summer an early Fall months!

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Thank Barnicle T
Lynchburg, Virginia
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Very pretty with lakes, a carousel and even a zoo. They really need a small visitor center and a place with maps, etc.

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Thank oldmanwhotravels
Hamilton, New Zealand
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Did the 5km (3 mile) walk around the main lakes area on a blustery Sunday. A slow stroll taking photos took under 2 hours. Beautiful foliage and interesting sculpture dotted around. The museum is an interesting building and contains quite a few stuffed birds but lacks much content. Cheap entry though, kids will like it. Toilets there. Porta loos also... More 

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Thank qofdnz
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Nice park, has potential to be a lot better. Sometimes it gets pretty dirty with trash on the sides of sidewalks. The Japanese garden would be amazing if they cleaned the water and kept it clean.

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Thank Erik C
Quincy, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Roger William's Park is a great place to go and visit for couples, family. Pretty grounds with a pond that you can rent paddle boats to paddle around . Plenty of places to walk, sit and relax, picnic. Pretty at Fall Foliage time with the trees changing color

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Thank jcdcooks
Newport, Rhode Island
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a really nice park for walking and taking a stroll, very pretty and has quite an extensive territory to walk around.

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Thank Alisa S
Norwood, Massachusetts
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This is an extremely Fun tour to see. Bring family and friends for this amazing fall tradition: over 5,000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns along a beautiful Wetlands Trail,Numerous pumpkins carved into works of art. The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is open rain or shine. Recommend going mid week if possible to avoid crowds.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

My wife and I drove here from our hotel in Warwick. The park was not too difficult to find but it was more difficult to find our way around within the park. Once we finally found a place to park, we did enjoy walking around. We were sad to see so much garbage floating around the Japanese garden.

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Thank John E
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went there with our 2 nieces. Lots for them to do and safe too. Enjoyable day out, with facilities too.

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Thank RobinandLisa

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