Blackstone River Visitor Center

Quick Facts

Blackstone River Visitor Center

Rhode Island

(401) 334-6720

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Things To Do

   

Overview

This relatively recently opened park was a cooperative effort between various federal and state agencies. The park signifies a true commitment to serving the public. The agencies involved include the state departments of: Environmental Management, Transportation, State Police, Historical Preservation and the federal departments of: Federal Highway Administration and the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor and the regional, Blackstone Valley Tourism Council.

Map of Blackstone River Visitor Center (RI)

Latitude, Longitude: 41.940531, -71.449585

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Activities

  • Bicycling

    Bicycling is permitted.

  • Picnicking

    Picnicking is encouraged. Please do not litter.

Seasonality/Weather

New England weather is subject to rapid change. Temperature during the summer is 80-90s, winter 20-40s and spring/fall 50-70s. Wear appropriate clothing and shoes for outdoor activities, based on the season.

Directions

Driving

The Visitor Center is located on Interstate 295 North, between exits 9 and 10.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(401) 334-6720

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