Friends of Ballard Park


Spring Equinox Hike
March 24th
10 to 11 am
Celebrate the first Saturday of spring with a hike at Ballard Park. Learn about the thirteen acre site’s history while exploring the mile+ of trails. Meet at 21 Hazard Road - the quarry meadow entrance. $5 suggested donation; $15 per group. Rain date: 3/25

Earth Day Clean Up & Tour
April 21st
9 am to 12 noon
Volunteer to give Newport’s Only Nature Preserve a Spring cleaning! We'll pick up trash, prune trails and remove invasives. Clean up starts at 9 am.

All are invited to partake in a free tour of the park at 11 am. We'll hike through the trails of Ballard Park ending in the quarry meadow where 18,000 daffodils should be blooming!!

Come for one or both.
Rain date: April 22.

The hike is a Newport Daffodillion event - check out more daffodil happenings at

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friends of ballard park, 320 Thames Street #274, Newport RI 02840 * phone: 401.619.3377
BALLARD PARK is located at the corner of Hazard & Wickham Roads in Newport, RI