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April 6 Walk Planned at Lincoln Woods Postponed until April 20 due to Expected Rainstorms

PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has postponed its #NationalWalkingDay walk at Lincoln Woods State Park originally planned for Wednesday, April 6 until April 20 due to rainstorms in the forecast. The rain date walk will be from 5:30-7:30 PM. The event is for all ages and physical abilities. It will be the first event of a new DEM-wide initiative encouraging people to visit RI's natural areas and state parks as part of an active and healthy lifestyle.

Divisions across DEM's Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Bureaus will be on hand offering information about agency programs and services. Leashed dogs are allowed if the leash is no longer than six feet. Children must be always accompanied by an adult. The walk is wheelchair-accessible and stroller-friendly.

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  • Release date: 04-04-2022

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