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Stunning views

Perched on a hilltop a short walk away from the road; stepping stones are decorated paths are well... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Bedford, MA
Great view

This was originally the site of Ocean View Hotel. Very interesting to walk the trail that is... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Toni P
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“block island”(2 reviews)
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Water St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The Ocean View pavilion is another great spot on Block Island to take in the view and get some Shade. Block island views are everywhere

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lollygal
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Convenient view point close to town, but there are better viewpoints along the bluffs near the lighthouses.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RHR28
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Perched on a hilltop a short walk away from the road; stepping stones are decorated paths are well kept, seating inside the pavilion affords lovely water views of the surrounding area! Great nature programs offered here by the conservancy! Wish the smokers would clean up...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LJK0308
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This was originally the site of Ocean View Hotel. Very interesting to walk the trail that is nearby and see all the special "art" stones

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Toni P
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Ocean View Pavilion and Site gets an Excellent. The grounds around the Pavilion are lovely as well, with bits of artwork strewn about. This is an excellent place to stop during your Block Island adventure. It is usually pretty quiet and you can take...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DaveEB310
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Wonderful hill top views from the gazebo, as well as a clearly marked walking path to the beach next to Ballard's. Lovely stretch of beach to walk along and watch the surf.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Enfieldwatersprite
Reviewed 24 October 2015

It's a short walk up to the gazebo. You can sit and look out over a beautiful ocean. It's a nice place to take a break from beach and shopping. Very peaceful. When you are done, it's a short walk to Ballards for food and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Gneiss1
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

This was a comforting, majestic, and relaxing break from the hubbub around the town. I really enjoyed finding out about the old Hotels that was here just feet away and how they have kept this little piece of heaven going through all of these years....More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Joyce L
Reviewed 6 July 2015

THis is not something you will automatically see unless you go looking. Its a cool location with a good view and suitable for reading or hanging out. We have never encountered other people at this little hideaway.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank briandX7555RO
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Me and my husband's favorite spot. Excellent to view a sunrise or sunset. Great look-out to the harbor and the ocean. Just overall blissful.

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank samwise317
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