The fields, woods, wetlands and winding boardwalk to the shore of Narragansett Bay present visitors to the Claire D. McIntosh Wildlife Refuge with a wide variety of habitats for nature study and observation. This property is also home to Audubon's award-winning Nature Center and Aquarium, where walks, shore programs, lectures and family events are offered year-round.
Habitat: fields, forest, fresh and saltwater marshes, rocky shore
Wildlife to watch for: painted turtle, snapping turtle, frog, muskrat, fox
Birds commonly found: Osprey, Green Heron, Wild Turkey, Red-tailed Hawk
Offerings: Birdwatching, Summer Camps, Nature Center, Programs, Snowshoeing/cross-country skiing, Restroom
Features award-winning Nature Center and Aquarium
Boardwalk through fresh and saltwater marshes leads to Narragansett Bay
Pollinator Garden (new in 2018)
Located along the East Bay Bike Path with an access point to the trails and Nature Center
Available for birthday parties, weddings and facility rentals. Contact Anne DiMonti at email@example.com or (401) 949-5454 x3116.
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Fall - Spring 2023-2024 RHODE ISLAND DIGITAL VISITOR GUIDE