Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge
Northeast Region
 

Driving Directions to Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge

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There are three access points to Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge:

  • East Entrance - There will be large brown highway signs to guide you, and this is the entrance that the directions above will guide you to. If you are coming from the North on U.S. Route 1 South you will have to double back to travel a short distance heading north on Rt. 1. If you are coming from the South on U.S. Rout 1 North, you will veer off of Rt. 1 onto Old Post Rd. Enter Charlestown's Ninigret Park and drive through the park to get to our parking area, public restrooms and kayak launch site. Follow the road past the tennis courts, playgrounds, Frostry Drew Nature Center, frisbee golf course, stay straight at the turn for the Charlestown Senior Center, go past the new bark park and you will see a brown sign on your right. The coordinates for your GPS (in decimal degrees) are: 41.364917 and -71.656583.

  • West Entrance - This will be the second entrance coming from either direction. There will be large brown highway signs to guide you, but from the North you will have to double back at Wildflower Road to travel a short distance heading north on Rt. 1. This entrance is directly off of Rt. 1 and is just past a gas station and real estate office on your right. The coordinates for your GPS (in decimal degrees) are: 41.369414 and -71.67435.

  • Kettle Pond Visitor Center Entrance - If you are coming from the North on U.S. Route 1 South, just follow the signs and the entrance is on your right. If you are coming from the South on U.S. Rout 1 North, you will have to double back to travel a short distance heading south on Rt. 1. The address is 50 Bend Road, Charlestown, RI 02813. The coordinates for your GPS (in decimal degrees) are: 41.365142 and -71.682853.

These driving directions are provided as a general guide only. No representation is made or warranty given as to their content, road conditions or route usability or expeditiousness. User assumes all risk of use. For your safety, please consult the official Rhode Island highway map and check road conditions at Rhode Island Road Information Service before leaving on your trip.

Last updated: January 10, 2012