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12 Close To Home, A World Away
www.blockislandinfo.com
Clay Head (The Maze)
Rodman's Hollow
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12 Close To Home, A World Away
www.blockislandinfo.com

A Natural Beauty
Twenty-eight miles of walking trails, acres of open space, many of the most
beautiful beaches on the eastern seaboard, spectacular havens for fi sh and
wildlife -- it's no wonder Block Island was named one of the last great
places in the western hemisphere by The Nature Conservancy. More than
46 percent of the island is preserved, and walking is an excellent way to
take in the rolling hills, lush farmland, and stunning vistas. Look for per-
egrine falcons and red-tailed hawks in the sky, ring-necked pheasants and
American woodcocks among the abundant wildfl owers, and seals perched
on beach rocks. Block Island is renowned for its beauty and commitment
to preservation. Once you visit, you'll understand why.