Rustic Rides Farm 401-466-5060, Guided trail horseback rides right down to the beach on the breathtaking west side of the island.Fast or slow paced rides, pony parties, horse drawn wagon or coach rides.Hours 9- sunset.
Block Island Sportfishing Charters. We specialize in taking people out from Block Island, where I live full-time, to catch big striped bass, tuna, and sharks on a fast Bertram 31. We do inshore, offshore, canyon, and overnight sportfishing charters from Old Harbor, Block Island. www.blockislandsportfishingcharters.com
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and Ponds, 1-800-orvis-01, 401-466-5131, www.blockisland.com/fishbifor charter fishing, kayak and canoe rentals, guided beach fishing, saltwater flyfishing and lessons, gear and supplies
Numerous charter fishing vessels comprise the BI fleet.Here are a few to check out:
Block Island Fishworks, Capt Christopher Willi, owner, Guide services, Charter Boats, Fly Fishing, Bait & Tackle www.bifishworks.com 401-466-5392 (shop) 401-742-3992 (cell).The owner is also the new BI Harbormaster.
Twin Maples, 3rd generation on BI, tackle, bait, lobsters for sale 401-466-5547
Linesider Fishing Charters 41-439-5386 USCG lic captain on a 36’
lobster yacht with enclosed private head.
Sakarak Sport Fishing 401-789-8801 offshore for shark, tuna, bonito or in-shore.
BI Historical Society Museum and Gift Shop, 401-466-2481,
, Open daily 10-4.Group tours welcome. BIHistoricalSoc@aol.com.Across from the Three Sisters restaurant.
Sachem Pond (see North Light)
Rodman’s Hollow (see Greenway network and
Black Rock Beach
Beane Point (see
The Greenway network of trails is maintained by the Nature Conservancy, who also conducts nature walks (401-466-2129). Schedules are often listed in the Block Island Times. It includes 25 miles of trails with 11 access points through the southern half of the island.Look for granite Greenway markers and wooden turnstiles at the trailheads. Nathan Mott Park
, The Enchanted Forest, Turnip Farm, and Rodman Hollow can all be accessed through Greenway trails.Rodman’s Hollow is a truly memorable hike, from
Black Roack Road
) through a glacial basin that offers panoramic views of the
and ends at a beautiful beach.Here you’ll also see rare species of wildflowers and wildlife so keep your eyes
Clayhead trail offers some of the islands best views.One part of the trail leads to the beach on the right, while a left turn a third of a mile in takes you along the spectacular bluffs.At the top of the trail is a section of unmarked interconnected pathways known informally as the maze.
Mohegan Bluffs (see Southeast light and
There are two movie theatres, Champlin’s Oceanwest Theatre 466-2971 and the classic EmpireTheater in town right near the statue of Rebecca on Water street 401-466-2555.The Empire holds Fairy Tale Theater 3 mornings per week, has live piano before shows, and first run movies.
The Hotel Manisses runs a small petting zoo with a delightful menagerie right behind the hotel.
Club Soda alternative music, karaoke, pub fare served until
Box 1262, 466-5397
Captain Nicks Rock & Roll
, 466-2249 full stage, dance floor, sunken bar, featuring reggae, R&B and soul