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Program Update

This week's (10/26) Wednesday morning bird walk will be at Walker Farm in Barrington. Please meet at 9:30 am. Directions

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





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Lathrop Wildlife Refuge

Lathrop Wildlife Refuge

Westerly, RI

across street from 102 Shore Road, Westerly


lathrop_wildlife_refuge_shoreline_foam_ruhren_31_march_2008.jpg This 86-acre property situated along the northern shore of Winnapaug Pond consists of coastal shrub land, freshwater wetlands, and salt marsh. A short trail leads from the parking lot down to the pond.


From Rte. 1 South, take a left onto Rte. 1A. Follow Rte. 1A approximately 3 miles just past John Champlin Glacier Park sign on right.

Look for sign off left shoulder of road. Please park in the pull-off across from the entrance (shoulder of 1A south).

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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