Winter is a great time to get outside and see some of the art and beauty of nature. A winter scavenger hunt at Osamequin Nature Preserve will help you and your family enjoy the outdoors and help sharpen your observation skills. Participants will be provided with a list of items and observations to search for during the approximately 1.5 mile walk along the west shore of Barrington’s Hundred Acre Cove. This walk is ideal for elementary school-aged children and their parents or grandparents but all are welcome, regardless of age. Everyone should dress warmly and with the expectation that you might get muddy.
Free and open to all. Families can register using the link below.
Co-sponsored by the Barrington Land Conservation Trust and Barrington Public Library.
Participants will meet at the walk site by 10 am. We are not meeting at the Library.
Directions to Osamequin Nature Preserve:
This trailhead is right on Route 114 North, also known as County Road and Wampanoag Trail.
From the South take Route 114 North. You will pass Federal Road in Barrington -- the "White Church" (Congregational Church) bridge intersection -- and Walker's Farm, and then about 0.2 mile beyond the turnaround exit for Route 103 to Riverside look for a sign for the preserve on your right as well as a parking area next to the road.
From the North take Route 114 South to the turnaround exit on the left 0.15 miles south of Primrose Hill Road. Take this turnaround, which puts you on Route 114 north. Go 0.2 miles and look for a sign for the preserve on your right as well as a parking area next to the road.
For more information visit ExploreRI.org.