Block Island Sights

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Crescent Beach

  • Beach–Sight

This 3-mile-long beach runs north from Old Harbor, and its white sands become wider and crowds thinner the further away from town you...

Island Cemetery

  • Cemetery

At this beautifully tended hilltop graveyard from the 1600s, you can spot the names of long-standing Block Island families (Ball, Mott,...

Manisses Animal Farm

  • Farm/Ranch

Animals you never knew existed—like the zedonk, a cross between a zebra and a donkey—are on display at this farm. Fainting goats...

Mohegan Bluffs

  • Beach–Sight

The 200-foot cliffs along Mohegan Trail, the island's southernmost road, are named for an Indian battle in which the local Manisses defeated...

New Harbor

  • Commercial District

The Great Salt Pond has a culture all its own, centered on the three marinas, two hotels, and five restaurants clustered along its southern...

North Light

  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

This 1867 granite lighthouse on the northernmost tip of the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge serves as a maritime museum. The refuge...

Rodman's Hollow

  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

This easy-to-find nature preserve is many people's first point of contact with the island's Greenway Trail system. The main trail runs...

Settler's Rock

  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

On the spit of land between Sachem Pond and Cow Cove, this monument lists the names of the original settlers and marks the spot where...

Southeast Lighthouse Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

The small repository is inside a "rescued" 1873 redbrick beacon with gingerbread detail that was moved back 360 feet from the eroded...