Buck Hill Management Area, Glocester

#14 of 14 in Trails in Rhode Island
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Buck Hill Management Area is the Northern Terminus for the North South Trail (NST). The North South Trail goes from Buck Hill Management area in Gloucester, RI to Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown.....  more »
  • My wife and I hiked the first leg of the NST (North South Trail). The NST is well marked (blue rectangular blazes), while the trail to get to the start of the NST is less so (yellow blazes...  more »
  • Beautiful hiking area with well marked trails. The North-South Trail begins in this area and heads south, crossing RI. Trails also connect to Douglas State Forest and provide more trails than you...  more »
  • Multi use state management area. Multiple trails and dirt roads, and a great route to the CT-RI-MA tri-state marker. Pretty empty and remote feeling. Small parking lot on Buck Hill road. No public facilities. Hunting in season (end of September through January 31). Use appropriate caution during those times. Includes some wetland areas, can be extremely buggy in late Spring/early summer. North/South trail goes through eastern part of the area.
  • Really nice. Good for calming the nerves
  • Douglas State Forest Park at the dirt parking lot at top of hill when you drive in. Wear orange during hunting season. Dirt service roads whith plenty of trails to hike. Entrance is abt 1 mile down buckhill road from north /south trail. If you get maps for Douglas State Forest you can hike through there too for a long hike.
  • Trails could be better marked, generally easy hikes
  • Ok as a hiking trail but signs are hidden to find it, very scary once you start walking in, motorbikes came through the same small trail and we had to jump out of the way because they did not see us.

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