Larson Woodland

Larson Woodland is centrally located along the Ten Mile River in an area that is historic, well-populated with people, and home to interesting wildlife.  A popular spot is the dam and spillway at Mechanics Pond.  Great blue heron can be seen here.  In the spring, snapping turtles lay their eggs at Sandy Point.

Location 50 Watson Avenue (at Riverbank Road)
across from Willett School
Size 4 acres
Acquisition Date June 27, 1997
Donor Ray Larson
Map Larson Woodland Map (PDF)
Public Access Trails lead from adjacent streets to the dam that retains Mechanics Pond and to Sandy Point.
Invasives Removal Project 2019 Larson Woodland Landscape Survey (PDF)

Larson Pics

View of the Ten Mile River flowing out of Mechanics Pond with Larson Woodland on the right    Image credit: C Adler

Great Blue Heron at Larson Woodland    Image credit: C Adler

Snapping turtles lay their eggs on Sandy Point.    Image credit: David Laferriere

Sycamore at Larson Woodland    Image credit: C Adler

American Robin at Larson Woodland    Image credit: C Adler

Larson Posts

Many Hands Make Light Work at Fall Clean-Up
Every year the edges of Larson Woodland are piled high with the leaves dropped from the trees along Riverbank Road ...
Sign Examples
Larson Woodland - Kiosk ...
Volunteers Rake While the Sun Shines at Larson Woodland
It is impossible for the edge of Larson Woodland on Riverbank Road to absorb the huge amount of leaves that ...
Fishing for Answers at Larson Woodland
Staff and volunteers from the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council in Rhode Island paid a visit to the Attleboro Land Trust’s ...
Many help launch an invasive plant removal project at Larson Woodland
Invasive species are organisms that are not native to an area, that tend to spread and displace native species, and ...
Walking Our Watershed
On August 10 Ben Cote of Friends of the Ten Mile led a walk along a portion of the Ten ...
Get to Know Your Watershed on August 10
Guided Walk:  Getting to Know Your Watershed Location:  Larson Woodland, corner of Watson Avenue and Riverbank Road (across from Willett ...
Annual Survey Monitors the Health of the Ten Mile River and Its Inhabitants
On September 22, volunteers from the Ten Mile River Watershed Council assisted ranger Jacob Gorke of the Woonasquatucket River Watershed ...