5th Annual Woony River Ride


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Join the 5th Annual Woony River Ride this Saturday and help them reach their goal of $50,000! Get on your bike and explore the Woonasquatucket River from Providence to bucolic North Smithfield and come full circle after you connect through our sister path, the Blackstone Valley Bike Path! Ride 62, 50, 30, 10 or 5 miles with full support from the Woony River Ride brilliant and steadfast team of volunteers, hosted by the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council.

woony river rideThe Woony Ride brings out families and avid cyclists from the all over the region to enjoy the beauty of the Woonasquatucket River, a historic asset to the state of Rhode Island. It’s a fully supported ride, and it ends with an AFTER-PARTY at Waterplace Park in Downtown Providence – live music, food, and awesome prizes for fundraisers!

Now in its 5th year, Woony River Ride has helped to raise money for the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council. Last year’s River Ride raised $21,000.

About Woonasquatucket River Watrshed Council: The mission of the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council is to encourage, support and promote the restoration and preservation of the Woonasquatucket River Watershed as an environmental, recreational, cultural, and economic asset of the State of Rhode Island. In 1998, hundreds of watershed residents joined in the successful effort to have the Woonasquatucket River designated as one of fourteen American Heritage Rivers.

The Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council formed shortly after the American Heritage River designation. The group, organized by staff of the Woonasquatucket River Greenway Project, is composed of residents, representatives of local and state government, and local non-profits and works to improve the environmental, recreational and economic assets of the Woonasquatucket watershed.

 

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