Roger Williams Park
Roger Williams Park Zoo
The main attraction of Roger Williams Park is this zoo, which is home to more than 600 animals (polar bear, giraffes, lemurs) and...
Planetarium and Museum of Natural History
In the midst of the 430-acre Roger Williams Park, this compact Natural History Museum boasts a diverse range of earth-themed exhibits...
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Ogie's Trailer Park
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1000 Elmwood Ave · interesting places nearby
Roger Williams Park information
In 1871, Betsey Williams, great-great-great-granddaughter of the founder of Providence, donated her farm to the city as a public park. Today this 430-acre expanse of greenery, only a short drive south of Providence, includes lakes and ponds, forest copses and broad lawns, picnic grounds, the Planetarium and Museum of Natural History , an operating Victorian Carousel, greenhouses and Williams’ cottage..
The park's main attraction is the Roger Williams Park Zoo , which is home to more than 600 animals (polar bear, giraffes, lemurs) and performs some interesting conservation work.