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Roger Williams Park

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Address: Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI
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+1 401-785-9450
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Bike, walk or just hang out!

Love this park; it is a beautiful park with gorgeous walking and bike riding paths. You can watch the children play, stop at the zoo or just walk or bike ride around the park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alor50
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Douglas, Mass.
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Douglas, Mass.
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this park; it is a beautiful park with gorgeous walking and bike riding paths. You can watch the children play, stop at the zoo or just walk or bike ride around the park. On a beautiful day, it is the place to go!

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1 Thank alor50
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62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a photographer and love taking wedding pictures here. This is a great place to walk with kids and feed the ducks, go to the zoo, take a stroll on the duck paddle boats, exercise, or just take in nature.

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Thank Tara H
New Delhi, India
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97 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great stress reliever. Whenever I used to feel sad, I would come here amidst nature and lakes and relax. It's beautiful in suffer and winter time. In winters the lake freezes and it's an awesome experience.

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earlville, ny
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208 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

very nice park, located within is a natural history museum, a botanical garden and conservatory, a zoo and more! good signs hard to get lost, very clean. be sure and get a map for the trees and monuments

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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80 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Have gone here several times with my friends and family over the years. Simply Beautiful. We also do a little fishing event for veterans here. Great spot, great views,

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Thank gofishdan
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Huge Park on both ends. Scenic, has water all around, Statues throughout, Summer has Swan Paddle Boats, & there's Food Truck Fridays-from 4pm-till 9pm .behind the Carousel. There is usually a Jazz Fest Day on a Sunday during Summer -June, July, Aug. or Sept.-have to check scedual of events for Roger Williams Park for date.There is a Japanese Garden, A... More 

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1 Thank Karen H
Florida Panhandle, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

lots to see and do. The zoo was fantastic, lots of animals. love the giraffes and elephants. Huge park...

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1 Thank Theurich
Milton, Vermont
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80 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Very expansive park on the South side of Providence. The park has multiple different attractions within it's own borders including a museum, a zoo, several memorials, and more. Definitely a must see during a stop in Providence, but it helps to know how much the park has to offer before going.

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1 Thank HurricaneLuke88
New York
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260 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Roger Williams Park is small (approximately 4 acres) and pleasant. Within the park, you'll find Roger Williams National Memorial site -- a tribute to Roger Williams, the founder of Providence and an ardent early advocate for religious freedom. The park also offers a great view of the State Capitol building.

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1 Thank RunrDave
Amelia Island, Florida
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139 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I have to say that between Roger Williams park and the zoo... This was a very nice place to spend the day while in providence. The auto path goes around for a good ways and either biking or walking is encouraged. The Zoo was a lot of fun with our grandson. A lot to do and a day well spent.... More 

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