Willow Brook Farm Preserve is a fairly standard woodland trail with a few features that set it apart. There is a large open field in the middle, a high wooden tower with scenic views, and boardwalks and bridges over wet areas. There are two main loops (one is 1.1 miles, the other is 1.8 miles) that would be great options for children who are ready for a longer hike but might not be able to handle several miles. The only downside is the limited parking!
This moderately difficult hike will appeal to experienced hikers and families with older kids because of the length (about 3 miles), gradual incline to the top of the Bluff Trail, and some steep inclines/declines along the way. We offer two options for this hike. The first we did with our kids, and the second weContinue reading “SHARON – Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Bluff Trail”
The Barn Restaurant was absolutely delicious–a hit even with my ridiculously picky eaters–and if we lived closer, it would be hard to resist becoming regulars. The restaurant has ample parking, and there are benches scattered around outside so you can sit while you wait to be seated–because you will probably wait! But don’t worry–the foodContinue reading “LITTLE COMPTON, R.I. – The Barn Restaurant and Old Stone Orchard”