Join a series of FREE spring tours to explore different elements of Roger Williams Park, presented in partnership with the Museum of Natural History & Planetarium.

All tours are walking tours, so please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Guided Trail Walk
Wednesday, May 2 | 5:30-7:00 PM
Meet at the Dalrymple Boathouse (map)
Roger Williams Park offers several miles of walking paths and woodland trails along the water’s edge. Discover the recently restored trail system with Landscape Designer Mike Lusi.
Please RSVP to Info@RWPConservancy.org.

Statuary Stroll: A Springtime Walk in the Park
Sunday, May 6 | 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meet at Museum of Natural History (map)
Roger Williams Park’s landscape is at its best with pastel blossoms on ornamental trees and shrubs abounding – a wonderful time to walk about and explore its historic statuary art! Museum of Natural History docent Mike McGinity will guide participants through statues and monuments tucked away in often hidden places.
Pre-registration preferred. Call (401) 680-7248 or email info@musnathist.com to register. Pets are not permitted.

Notable Trees of Roger Williams Park
Wednesday, May 9 | 5:30-7:30 PM
Meet at the Dalrymple Boathouse (map)
Roger Williams Park is home to over 5,000 trees, many of them dating back to early in the Park’s history. Join Providence City Forester Doug Still to discover some of the Park’s most notable trees.
Please RSVP to Info@RWPConservancy.org.

Parkitecture: Building Roger Williams Park
Saturday, May 26 | 1:00-2:30 PM
Meet at the Dalrymple Boathouse (map)
A number of historic buildings are located across Roger Williams Park’s scenic landscape. Explore some of the Park’s most notable architectural features with Lauren Drapala, design historian and board member of the Roger Williams Park Conservancy.
Please RSVP to Info@RWPConservancy.org.

Full Moon Hike
Tuesday, May 29 | 8:00-9:00 PM
Meet at the Museum of Natural History (map)
Explore the moonlit trails of Roger Williams Park with Museum of Natural History Director Renée Gamba while learning about the night sky and nocturnal animals. Event takes place monthly through September.
Pre-registration is preferred. Call (401) 680-7224 or email info@musnathist.com to register. This event is for ages 7+; pets are not permitted.

The Lost Park: A Nostalgic Look at Roger Williams Park
Sunday, June 3 | 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meet at the Museum of Natural History (map)
Go back in time with Museum of Natural History docent Mike McGinity on a motorized tour through Roger Williams Park. Long lost park treasures and missing monuments will be revisited at their original locations in this nostalgic look at the history of this grand space.
Pre-registration preferred. Call (401) 680-7248 or email info@musnathist.com to register. Pets are not permitted.

Waterways and Landscape in Roger Williams Park
Wednesday, June 6 | 5:30-7:00 PM
Meet at the Dalrymple Boathouse (map)
Horace Cleveland, a leader in the Urban Parks Movement, created the design for Roger Williams Park’s 435 acres of expansive grounds, which include recreational ponds, public gardens, extensive walkways, and scenic vistas. Join members of the City of Providence’s Parks Department – Deputy Superintendent Brian Byrnes and Landscape Architect Megan Gardner – for an exploration of the Park’s landscape and waterways.
Please RSVP to Info@RWPConservancy.org.

For more information about the series or about Roger Williams Park Conservancy, contact Info@RWPConservancy.org.

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