George W. Parker Woodland (Foster)
This Audubon Society of Rhode Island property features two sections, one in Coventry and one in Foster. The Foster section offers a walk of historic interest, past the remains of a farm, including stone walls, cellarholes, a well, and a stone fireplace. The Foster section should be accessed on foot from the Coventry section.
Hint: At one point, most of Rhode Island was cleared for farmland. Today, areas such as parts of Parker Woodland show examples of how farmlands gradually return to forest. Read Woodlands, then look for signs of these processes on your visit.
For more information, contact the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, (401) 949-5454.
Use directions to reach Coventry entrance, then take blue trail to yellow trail, following sign at yellow connector trail that says "To Foster Tract."
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