Rhode Island's Hidden Gem

Rhode Island's Hidden Gem

“The first recreation area in North Providence called Peter Randall Reservation was a forested picnic center in which all sorts of scout groups pursued various activities. We would assume that someone named Peter Randall was an early resident of the acreage but in fact, he never lived there. In 1929, a 30-acre tract on Smithfield Road was donated to the State of Rhode Island to be used as a park in memory of Peter Randall, an eighteenth-century resident of Providence. The land was originally owned by the Smith family and was sold to Edward Randall in 1824. It remained in the Randall family until the generous donation was made in 1929.”

Peter Randall State Park is one of Rhode Island’s hidden gem. Tucked away on Smithfield Rd in North Providence. This abandon state park is quiet and allows you to unwind and relax with very little company. I discovered this park while living at Shorewood Apartment and I’m glad I can share this place with you guys. Please subscribe comment like and share if you enjoyed this mini-documentary. Where should we go and EXPLORE next?

Credit goes to David P for the Galley Night photo.

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  1. nathan garon on October 4, 2022 at 7:52 am

    Take the mask of sheesh youre outside

  2. Proton Mail on October 4, 2022 at 7:52 am

    E some

  3. Survival Suiters on October 4, 2022 at 7:59 am

    Why are you wearing a mask OUTSIDE… ALL BY YOUR SELF

  4. Ian Provencal on October 4, 2022 at 8:06 am

    Love the content!

  5. ridemgis on October 4, 2022 at 8:08 am

    Not a state park!

  6. Art and Terry Gregoire Nelson on October 4, 2022 at 8:09 am

    Went there several times for family picnics We would BBQ on large Rock Fireplaces, pick blueberries and watch relatives play bocce ball back in the 50’s and 60’s Shame it was not kept up as I remember it Thanks for sharing this video It takes me back in time

  7. Matty Accinno on October 4, 2022 at 8:11 am

    My brother lived in those apts!!

  8. Tom Gregelevich on October 4, 2022 at 8:14 am

    What happened to the field stone fire place a rock table and rock chairs at the first picnic area ? We did a lot of day day hikes there on my own and with the Boy Scouts. Camped over night alot on my own and with friends. Made lean-tos and lots of wood crafts. Camping was illegal there so we would set up camp deeper into the woods

  9. NaturesFairy on October 4, 2022 at 8:18 am

    What a great video,,, you sure are a natural on camera. I have not heard of this place. Darn development. Nature is where I go to get away from everything!! I dont like the Solar Panels πŸ™ What a good view!!

  10. Raymond Bergeron on October 4, 2022 at 8:24 am

    So, who was Peter Randall?

  11. Mr Smith on October 4, 2022 at 8:31 am

    Lol, dudes in the middle of the wood with a mask onπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  12. Bob Marley on October 4, 2022 at 8:32 am

    This is my families old land πŸ™‚

  13. younes on October 4, 2022 at 8:33 am

    This is nice!

  14. joe bananas on October 4, 2022 at 8:36 am

    You IDIOT now you just blabbed all about Randall Park. And now it will never be the same because YOU decided upon yourself to share the states best kept secret to the world. Now there will be people from everywhere invading that precious space. Hope you sre proud of yourself Asshole.

  15. Proton Mail on October 4, 2022 at 8:37 am

    C saw , and .

  16. Anthony Lamborghini on October 4, 2022 at 8:50 am

    That ending tho!! I’m about to go Tuesday πŸ€™πŸ»

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