This Website has moved to https//birdinghotspots.org
This Website has moved to https//birdinghotspots.org

Great Swamp–Impoundment

Great Swamp Wildlife Management Area
West Kingston, Rhode Island 02892
Great Swamp Wildlife Management Area web site
Great Swamp Wildlife Management Area East map
Great Swamp Wildlife Management Area West map

Also, see Great Swamp

Bar Charts by Season by Month
All Months
Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb
Spring Summer Fall Winter

eBird Hotspot

Washington County

Great Swamp–Impoundment
Coordinates: 41.4577963, -71.5976
eBird links: Hotspot mapView detailsRecent visits
My eBird links: Location life listSubmit data

Birding in Rhode Island

Tips for birding Great Swamp Wildlife Management Area
The Great Swamp Management Area contains several miles of trails that wind through fields and mixed forests and around an impoundment. The area is a good place to find passerines during spring migration.

The trail that circles the impoundment travels through different habitats that attract a variety of birds. It is about a five mile round trip hike from the parking area.
From Rhode Island Birds

About Great Swamp Wildlife Management Area
Great Swamp covers a total land area of 3349 acres. Acreage is divided among the following cover types: wetlands (2262 acres), forest cover (897 acres), agricultural land (eighty-eight acres) and other lands (102 acres; brush, utilities etc.). The area contains extensive forested freshwater wetlands, dominated by red maple swamps with some cedar swamp.
From Great Swamp Wildlife Management Area web site