Jaycee Arboreatum & Senator Roch Riverwalk, West Warwick
Town of West Warwick, Parks & Recreation
Also known as Riverpoint Park
Description & Overview:
The award-winning Jaycee Arboretum and Corridor include the welcoming esplanade filled with attractive flowers, mini-trees, seasonal plants and 72 species of shrubs. Features include communal monuments, manicured playing fields and historic artifacts that form the entrance to the beautiful state Senator Roch Riverwalk, a 1.3 mile trail with native vegetation, waterfowl and forest wildlife along the Pawtuxet River.
The Jaycees and volunteers manage these properties owned by the Town of West Warwick. The Jaycees coordinate a spring open space celebration called, Ecology Day & Peace Prayer Ceremony, usually on the first Saturday in May and on the commemoration for the 9/11, as well as other events, all open to the public such as an annual Arbor Day and Earth Day celebration and a community program called Corporate Cares Days.
Hours: All year, 7am to 7pm
Miles of Trails: 1.5 miles
Miles of ADA Accessible Trails: 0.1 miles
Trail Width: 10 feet
Trail Rating: Easy 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? Dogs are not permitted on the nearby ball fields but are permitted on the trails. Must be on a leash and owners must clean up dog waste.
Is Horseback Riding Permitted? No
Are Bicycles (non-motorized) Permitted? Bicycles are not allowed on the nearby ball fields but are allowed on the trails
Is Hunting Permitted? No
Other Amenities: There are bathrooms on the Park premises, benches, fishing along the Pawtuxet River and boating. Swimming is NOT advised!
Public Transportation & Bike Paths:
For driving directions see the trailheads information below.
Public Transit: The RIPTA 13 and 29 buses both serve the area. Get off on Providence Street by the Thundermist Clinic and walk north on Hay Street to the park.
Bike Path Access: Yes, the park is just north of the West Bay Bike Path
Trailhead Name: Jaycee Trailhead
Driving Landmarks: From Providence Street turn north onto Hay Street at the Thundermist Clinic. In 0.1 miles turn left to go the parking lot for the Riverpoint Park.
Parking: Yes: Parking lot, 100 spaces, no overnight parking
ADA Accessible Parking Spaces? Yes
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This site report was last updated on April 7, 2017