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April 29, 2017

Free Earth Day Tour of Ballard Park

April 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am America/New York Timezone
Ballard Park
21 Hazard Rd
Newport, RI 02840
Friends of Ballard Park
Free Earth Day Tour of Ballard Park @ Ballard Park |  |  |

Friends of Ballard Park is celebrating Earth Day with a free tour of Ballard Park. Staff from Friends of Ballard Park will share information about the site’s history and its unique features which include a vernal pond, quarry meadow and woodland forest as we walk a little over one mile of trail.

Ballard Park is located on the corner of Hazard and Wickham Roads. Event goers should meet at the Hazard Road entrance. For GPS: use 21 Hazard Road, Newport.

Wear sturdy shoes as trails are uneven and steep in areas. Rain Date is April 23 from 11 am to 12 noon.

For more information about the Friends of Ballard Park or to join, call 619.3377 or visit www.ballardpark.org.

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