Experience the Serene Beauty of Neutaconkanut Hill Park

Immerse yourself in Providence's natural haven for recreation and relaxation


With 3.8 miles of trails, over 80 acres of wilderness, and varied terrain – from ravines and babbling brooks to glacial boulders – Neutaconkanut Hill Park is a forested oasis in Providence. Whether you seek an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, a chance to reconnect with nature, or fun opportunities to learn through guided tours, the Hill is a natural oasis with something for every kind of hiker.

Hit the Trails

Lace up your hiking boots and explore the Pinnacle Trail, the longest hike at 1.5 miles, or challenge yourself to climb the steep Pond Trail.. The trails wind through diverse landscapes, offering something for all skill levels, and stunning views of the city skyline. Find maps and more at

See Birds and Wildlife 

Keep your eyes peeled for deer, foxes, and wild turkeys as you wander through the park. A birdwatcher’s paradise, there’s also plenty of songbirds, woodpeckers, and raptors who call the urban oasis home.

Picnic Perfection

Pack a picnic and find your perfect spot among the open fields and shaded areas. Whether you prefer sun or shade, Neutaconkanut Hill Park provides a picturesque backdrop for a relaxing meal outdoors. 

Nature Photography Haven

Photography enthusiasts will find endless opportunities to capture the vibrant wildflowers, towering trees, and the array of wildlife that make this park their home. The diverse flora and fauna provide a stunning canvas for photographers of all skill levels.

Dog Days Out

Bring your furry friend along for the adventure! Neutaconkanut Hill Park welcomes dogs as long as they’re kept on a leash. It’s the perfect spot for a leisurely dog walk, with plenty of sights and smells to keep your pet entertained.

Geocaching Adventures

Turn a visit into a modern-day treasure hunt with geocaching, which involves using GPS coordinates to locate hidden containers, known as caches, which are often filled with small trinkets or logbooks. Look up clues and sites online and use your GPS device or smartphone to find these hidden treasures and enjoy the thrill of the search.

Educational Escapes

The Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy offers educational programs and guided tours on the park’s history, geology, and fascinating wildlife, led by knowledgeable experts. Follow on Facebook for upcoming walks.

Voices of the Past

Though the park today may resemble untouched wilderness, it was once highly landscaped with manicured trails, and long before then, home to the Narragansett Tribe. The Hill is the northwest boundary in the land agreement between Roger Williams and the Narragansett Sachems. Find out more about its rich history at

Find Your Zen

For those seeking tranquility, the park’s peaceful surroundings are perfect for practicing yoga or meditation. The fresh air and natural beauty provide an ideal setting for relaxation and mindfulness.

Before making your trip, visit the park's website at for details and important information.


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