Colt State Park


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Colt State Park


Location:South of Providence on Route 114.
Facilities:Picnic areas, picnic shelter, fireplaces, bike trail, bridle trail, fitness trail, boat ramp (é), play fields, scenic overlook, restrooms (é), playgrounds, wedding chapel, gardens.
Activities:Boating, fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, jogging, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Western border of the park offers an open panorama onto Narragansett Bay. Park features 464 acres of groomed fruit trees, flowering bushes and manicured lawns, and the open-air Chapel-by-the-Sea.
Address:Hope St
Bristol, RI 02809

Phone:401-253-7482
Fax:401-253-6766
Web: www.riparks.com/colt.htm
Size: 464 acres.

See other parks in Rhode Island.
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A late April field trip will be taken to the Nantucket Daffodil Festival or Blithewood Mansion's Daffodil festival, as well as a trip through Colt State Park to see, photograph or paint all the flowering trees.
They say the incident at Colt State Park in Bristol resulted from a violent altercation between several members of the Bloods gang who were attending a Memorial Day weekend cookout.
Roger Williams Invitational: Nick Santoro of Shrewsbury placed second in 16:15 over the 5K course at Colt State Park in Bristol, R.
Worcester State freshman Maura Withington capped a sensational rookie campaign with a 43rd-place finish of 25:12 over the 6K course at Colt State Park in Bristol, R.
Parking the car in Bristol has two perks: the chance to explore Colt State Park at the trail's southern terminus and the promise of a good meal within walking distance.