Rhode Island

Exploring Nature

Featured Gardens & Nature Centers

Environmental Education Center at University of Rhode Island

At the Environmental Education Center at the University of Rhode Island’s W. Alton Jones Campus, campers gain an understanding and appreciation of the natural world while learning about themselves and working collaboratively with others. University of Rhode Island, W. Alton Jones Campus, 9 Wheatley Rd., West Greenwich, RI 02817. 401-874-8200. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Frosty Drew Nature Center and Observatory

61-62 Park Lane, Ninigret Park, Charlestown, RI 02813. 401-364-9508. A nature center that features the Frosty Drew Observatory and John G. Drew Sky Theatre. Fee/Suggested Donation.

Green Animals Topiary Garden

380 Cory's Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871. 401-683-1267. The oldest topiary garden with animal carved shapes. Fee.

The Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum

101 Ferry Road, Rt. 114, Bristol, RI 02809. A mansion with lawns, gardens, trees, and historic structures. Fee/Suggested Donation.