Route 114
Bristol, RI 02809, United States


5am–8pm,  365 days

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Colt State Park

The magnificent Colt State Park in Bristol, Rhode Island, is well-known for its mesmerising vistas of Narragansett Bay. There are many fun things to do in the park, which is open all year round. Colt State Park offers something for everyone with its four miles of bike routes, eleven playfields, six picnic groves, and more than 400 picnic tables. Along with its recreational options, the park also showcases a rich history, including the well-known outdoor Chapel-By-The-Sea. Colt State Park is the ideal location whether you’re searching for a picturesque location for a picnic or a place to enjoy the great outdoors.

At Colt State Park, go hiking to experience nature.

With more than 12 miles of clearly designated trails running through varied ecological communities, Colt State Park is a hiker’s heaven. Colt State Park offers activities for everyone, whether you like to hike or ride horses. The pathways offer spectacular views of the surroundings as they wind through pine Flatwoods, cypress domes, and hardwood hammocks. You might see a variety of species along the journey, such as white-tailed deer, bobcats, fox squirrels, and various birds.

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Colt State Park's birding is a must-do for nature lovers.

A must-see location for both birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts is Colt State Park. 150 different bird species were discovered in the park after a yearlong survey by the Lake Region Audubon Society in 2007. The next year, Colt State Park was included on the Great Florida Birding Trail as a result of the survey.

The Eastern bluebird, bald eagle, black-bellied whistling duck, meadowlark, swallow-tailed kite, and a variety of wading birds and warblers are some of the species you might observe when birding in Colt State Park. Colt State Park is a terrific location to view and appreciate the beauty of birds in their natural habitat, regardless of your level of birding ability. Bring binoculars and a book on bird identification, and make sure to abide by all park rules and regulations. Colt State Park is the ideal location to unwind and delight in the pleasures of birdwatching because of its profusion of species and serene surroundings.

Visit Colt State Park to Enjoy the Thrill of Freshwater Fishing

Three lakes in Colt State Park provide plenty of opportunities to cast a line for fans of freshwater fishing. The lakes are stocked with a variety of species, including largemouth bass, bluegill, bream, shell cracker, and catfish, and range in size from 2 to 25 acres in depth from 12 to 50 feet.

The Mac Lake day use facility features a fishing pier that is accessible from the parking lot if you would rather fish from the bank. Small jon boats, canoes, and kayaks can all be hauled to the water and launched manually.

Make sure you have all the appropriate equipment and a current fishing licence before embarking on your fishing expedition. To ensure a secure and pleasurable experience for everyone, keep in mind to adhere to all park laws and local fishing restrictions. Colt State Park is the ideal location to unwind and relish the excitement of freshwater fishing thanks to its scenic lakes and abundance of fish.

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Colt State Park fields view

Have a Love Celebration at Colt Creek State Park

Are you arranging your ideal nuptials? Colt Creek State Park is the only place you need to consider as the perfect location for your special day. Colt Creek is the ideal location to say your vows and celebrate your love because of its stunning surroundings and abundant natural beauty.

Camp at Colt Creek State Park to Take in the Great Outdoors

The ideal location to pitch a tent or leave your RV so you can enjoy the great outdoors is Colt Creek State Park. There are six tent-only sites and 27 full-service campsites with 30- and 50-amp electrical hookups each in the campground of the park. Some of the locations may fit rigs up to 70 feet long. A dump station and an easily accessible bathroom with hot showers are also available at the campground.

Campsites 2 and 6 have a flat concrete platform and a concrete walkway connecting them to the bathhouse, making them completely accessible for visitors with disabilities. Additionally equipped with accessibility features are tent campsites 13 and 14, which include a concrete walkway leading from the parking area to a flat concrete pad with a gravel tent pad.

Colt Creek State Park allows pets, but they must abide by all campsite regulations including the park’s pet policy. On sale at the ranger station is firewood. Colt Creek State Park is the ideal location to unwind and take in the great outdoors because to its lovely pine Flatwoods landscape and a variety of services.

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