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the new Cuttyhunk Brook Preserve.
The Exeter Historical Association is very excited about a brand-new trail right here in town which will have its grand opening on National Trails Day, which is Saturday June 2. The trail is located on Sunderland Rd, and includes the fascinating remains of a property known as the "smallpox farm". Shelia will share her knowledge of the area during the inaugural hike!
Here's the press release from the Nature Conservancy:
National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, June 2, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Cuttyhunk Brook Preserve
Sunderland Road, Exeter
A new trail has opened up at the 800 + acre Cuttyhunk Brook Preserve. Come out and celebrate when The Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island will reach 60 miles of hiking trails in our state! As we hike, we'll explore some interesting features along the way including Cuttyhunk Brook, a historic homestead, and an impressive boulder field. Joining us on the hike will be the Exeter Historical Association who will share some history of the area.
Trail distance: 2 miles
Bring insect repellent, water, sturdy shoes recommended.
Program is free. To register contact: Cheryl Wiitala 401-331-7110 x 25 or email@example.com