Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Rhode Island NWR Complex
3679 D Old Post Rd, PO Box 307
Charlestown, RI 02813

Phone:401-364-9124
Web: www.fws.gov/refuges/profiles/index.cfm?id=53543
Established: 1970.
Location:In Middletown, 4 miles east of Newport, Rhode Island.
Facilities:Visitor center (é), trails, observation platforms.
Activities:Surf fishing, hiking, educational programs.
Special Features:More than 200 different bird species inhabit Sachuest Point including a large concentration of wintering harlequin ducks.
Habitats: 242 acres of saltmarsh, beach strand, and upland shrub.
Access: Open from dawn to dusk.
Wild life: More than 200 species of birds, including peregrine falcon, northern harrier, and the snowy owl.

See other parks in Rhode Island.