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Just off the eastern tip of Long Island, a short ferry ride from Rhode Island proper, Block Island offers a great weekend escape for New Yorkers and New Englanders alike. Rodman’s Hollow Nature Preserve (a short ride on a rental bike from the ferry landing), is an ideal way to explore the unique glacial geology of this small island.
See more map details, GPS turn-by-turn directions, and photos by Backpacker.com mapper Melissa Stolasz at backpacker.com/hikes/278848.
Kris Wagner, map editor