Olivia's Forest, Smithfield
Smithfield Land Trust
Description & Overview:
The Green Dot and Orange Dot trails follow old farmers cart paths and the White Dot trail weaves through a rocky forested slope. The trails cross Whipple Brook, a tributary to the Woonasquatucket River. The 31-acre site is a mature forest of hardwood trees with a wetland in the center. The property was donated by the Gallo family and Annese Construction, and named after the granddaughter of Joseph Gallo.
Hours: Sunrise to sunset, all year
Miles of Trails: 0.7 miles
Miles of ADA Accessible Trails: None
Trail Width: Mostly a typical one person footpath but wider in some areas.
Trail Rating: Moderate Explanation
Trail Rating Key
Easy: Trails are relatively smooth and the route is quite obvious such as a single point to point trail or an easy network of trails in an urban or suburban setting where help is always readily at hand. A map may be useful but is not necessary.
Moderate: Somewhat more strenuous trails or harder to follow trails. Trails are well-marked but following them requires a trail map and a trail map is readily available either at the site or online.
Difficult: Strenuous trails, trail systems that mostly involve multi-mile loops and trail systems where there is no available trail map or the trails are not marked.
Are Dogs Allowed? Must be under owners control (voice or leash) Remove/knock waste off trail.
Is Horseback Riding Permitted? No
Are Bicycles (non-motorized) Permitted? No
Is Hunting Permitted? No
Trailhead Name: Ridge Road Trailhead
Driving Landmarks: The trailhead is on Ridge Road, north of the Whipple Road/Ridge Road intersection, and across the street from 100 Ridge Road, Smithfield, RI.
Parking: Yes: Parking lot, 4 spaces, no overnight parking
ADA Accessible Parking Spaces? No
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This site report was last updated on November 25, 2014