Seapowet Marsh

Birds of Interest

In spring and summer look for a variety of marsh birds including rails and herons.  In winter, this location is a great spot to locate raptors and is one of the best spots in the state to look for Horned Larks.

About this Location

Located off Seapowet Avenue, the Seapowet Marsh refuge area includes a variety of coastal habitats. There is a parking area along a cobble beach north of the bridge over the Seapowet River and walking or driving access to Seapowet Point. There is a marsh on the point, popular for shellfishing. The beach is a good spot for walking, fishing, bird watching, or enjoying the view of the river. There is also a small gravel boat launch ramp south of the bridge that provides access to an extensive salt marsh and tidal creek area.

Content from Official Website and Ocean State Bird Club – Birding Locations webpage

Last updated June 4, 2023