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Perry Tavares Farm Conservation Land

Bristol, Town of Bristol

2.0 miles of trail

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Very Easy

Trails that are smooth and relatively level with no steps, no roots, stones or uneven ground. These may be paved, crushed stone, continuous boardwalk and similar surfaces. These trails have a route that is quite obvious such as a single point to point trail or an easy loop or network of trails.

Easy

Relatively flat and smooth trails with a route that is quite obvious such as a single point to point trail or an easy loop or network of trails.

Moderate

May have a few hills or steep sections and multiple surface types including rocks and roots. Trails are generally well-marked but following them requires a trail map.

Difficult

Strenuous trails, trail systems that mostly involve multi-mile loops and trails that are narrow and may have obstacles such as stream crossings or rocky areas, some trails are less well marked.

Click on the "Trail Map (PDF)" button to download a PDF of the trail map that you can print and take with you on the trail.

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In Rhode Island the primary hunting seasons typically run from the second Saturday in September to the last day of February and from the third Saturday in April to the last day in May, however this can vary from year to year and depends on what game is being hunted. During hunting season you should wear at least 200 square inches (a hat OR a vest) of blaze orange. During shotgun deer season, which is typically in December, you should wear at least 500 square inches of blaze orange (a hat AND a vest). For more information see the RI DEM website.

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What’s There:

The nearly two mile system is blazed with blue, white, and yellow trails. There are several access points to the property including the Elmwood Drive entrance which features a footbridge over a small stream. The main entrance, opposite Fatima Drive, along Metacom Avenue offers a small parking area. The property is rich with old stone walls, vernal pools, and old towering oaks and maples. The blue blazed trail runs from Metacom Avenue westerly to the power line easement and the yellow loop trail. The yellow trail loops through the midsection of the property passing areas of birch trees, a cedar grove, and small outcrops of pudding-stone. The white blazed trail at the northern end of the property weaves along the edge of a meadow and through areas of thickets that are a haven for birds. The property is especially suited for photography of flowers and birds. The property has had a wildlife survey done, and is home to rabbits, toads, robins, blue jays, woodpeckers, finches as well as an abundance of wildflowers

Description of the trail on the Trails and Walks RI website (scroll down)

Dogs: On leash, clean up after pet.

Horses: Not at this time

Bicycles: Yes. Yield to walkers, stay on marked trails.

Getting There:

Metacom Avenue at Fatima Drive Trailhead

Google Maps is the mapping system used on the new ExploreRI maps and shows the trailhead located on a terrain view, a street map or an aerial photograph. Clicking on this link will take you to the full Google Maps website, which is not part of ExploreRI.org.
Acme Maps shows the trailhead located on a topographic map. The Acme Maps website is not part of ExploreRI.org.

Driving Landmarks: Metacom Ave (Rt. 136), across from Fatima Drive at traffic light

Parking: Yes: On street, 6 spaces, no overnight parking

Coordinates: 41° 42.58' N    71° 16.03' W   See this location in: Google Maps   Acme Maps


Footbridge at Elmwood Drive Trailhead

Google Maps is the mapping system used on the new ExploreRI maps and shows the trailhead located on a terrain view, a street map or an aerial photograph. Clicking on this link will take you to the full Google Maps website, which is not part of ExploreRI.org.
Acme Maps shows the trailhead located on a topographic map. The Acme Maps website is not part of ExploreRI.org.

Driving Landmarks: End of Elmwood Dr, off Hope Street (Rt. 114), across from Audubon Education Center in Bristol

Parking: Yes: On street, 6 spaces, no overnight parking

Coordinates: 41° 42.672' N    71° 16.55' W   See this location in: Google Maps   Acme Maps


End of Jameson Drive Trailhead

Google Maps is the mapping system used on the new ExploreRI maps and shows the trailhead located on a terrain view, a street map or an aerial photograph. Clicking on this link will take you to the full Google Maps website, which is not part of ExploreRI.org.
Acme Maps shows the trailhead located on a topographic map. The Acme Maps website is not part of ExploreRI.org.

Driving Landmarks: End of Jameson Dr, off Metacom Ave (Rt. 136) at Warren line

Parking: Yes: On street, 6 spaces, no overnight parking

Coordinates: 41° 42.722' N    71° 16.297' W   See this location in: Google Maps   Acme Maps


Yes. RIPTA Bus 60 on Hope Street (Rt. 114) at Elmwood Drive or RIPTA Bus 61X on Metacom Avenue (Rt.136).

East of East Bay Bike Path. Exit path at Campbell St. in Warren, follow Hope St. south to Elmwood Dr. trailhead (approx. 1 mile)


 

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