SO Summer 2020

Peace Dale

Hidden gem in the heart of South Kingstown

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Sweet Cakes (1227 Kingstown Rd.) is a bakery with killer desserts that also serves breakfast and lunch daily. Whalers Brewing (1174 Kingstown Rd.) offers locally made craft beer inside its on-site taproom. The Flatts (501 High St.) is a casual BBQ spot that serves mouthwatering sandwiches and ribs.

The South County Bike Path, which starts at Kingston Station, and runs all the way through Peace Dale down a gentle slope, ending at Narragansett Town Beach. The bike path also connects to Tri-Pond Park (1552 RI-108), known for its hiking trail. Other trails to note include Old Mountain Field (Kingstown Rd.) which loops around Indian Run Reservoir; the eight trails maintained by the South Kingstown Land Trust

(SKLT.org), and the trail at Trustom Pond Wildlife Refuge (1040 Matunuck School House Rd.) which offers pond and ocean views.

An indoor climbing facility, Rock Spot Indoor Climbing (1174 Kingstown Rd.) has nearly 12,000 square feet of climbing walls and offers a summer program for youth. The Peace Dale Shooting Preserve (130 Pearls Way) is 125 acres of shooting range, offering lessons and sporting clay shooting. Part guitar-making school, part concert venue, Pump House Music Works (1464 Kingstown Rd.) traditionally offers live music every weekend.

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