Sights ~ Esmond Park, Smithfield

Esmond Park
Entrance corner of Farnum Pike and Esmond Street
Smithfield, Rhode Island

Esmond Park

This pretty park covers about four acres, including a section of the Woonasquatucket River. It contains walking trails, an arching bridge, small waterfall, picnic tables, benches, river and cattail marsh. Originally dedicated as a park to honor Esmond Mill employees who served in World War I, it also contains a couple of WWI monuments.

An expansion in 1989 added the walking paths and a sitting area near the water and a plaque to Leo Bouchard, "Mr. Conservation."

Esmond Park


I spotted the park on my first-ever drive down Farnum Pike Halloween weekend, and literally turned the car around to go back and check it out. It's everything we think about when we think of autumn in New England. Bear and I will be going back again and again to walk those trails in different seasons.

Esmond Park

Esmond Park

Esmond Park

Esmond Park

Esmond Park

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