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Program Update

This week's (12/7) Wednesday Morning Bird Walk will be at Burlingame State Park. We will be meeting at the Playground within the park at 9 a.m.

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Winter Hours: Open 9:00am-5:00pm Weds.-Sat.; 12:00pm-5:00pm on Sunday





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Davis Memorial Wildlife Refuge

Davis Memorial Wildlife Refuge

Davisville Road, North Kingstown, RI

Davis Trail Map


This property of woods and wetlands is located on the Hunt River in southern Rhode Island with access for canoeing. Please stay on trails; private property surrounds refuge.

Directions to Davis Memorial

Via Route 1 (Post Road) North and South -
Turn left from Route 1 North or right from Route 1 South onto Devils Foot Road in North Kingstown. Stay on Devils Foot Road approximately 1.5 miles to the merge with Davisville Road. Continue to the right (west) for another 0.3 miles on Davisville Road to the Davis Memorial WR parking area and refuge entrance on the left.

Via Route 4 – Take either Exit 7 (from Route 4 North) or 7B (from Route 4 South) for “Quonset/Route 403 East.” (NOTE: These are new exits and road patterns.) Continue on Route 403 East to West Davisville Road (Exit is marked.) At the top of the ramp turn left for Devils Foot Road. At the next stop sign turn left onto Devils Foot Road and travel approximately 1 mile to the Davis Memorial WR (Devils Foot merges with Davisville Road). The parking area and refuge entrance with Audubon sign are on the left, approximately 0.3 miles after the merge with Davisville Road.

Using the Trails

Permitted (and encouraged!):

  • Hiking on the trails
  • Observing & learning about wildlife
  • Photography
  • Bird watching
  • Enjoying the area's natural ambience and solitude


Not permitted are:

  • Motorized vehicles
  • Horses or bicycles
  • Dogs and other pets
  • Hunting, fishing, trapping
  • Picnicking or camping
  • Littering
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Collecting plants or other natural objects
  • Geo-caching or Letterboxing

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