Slater Memorial Park

The Jewel of Pawtucket

Slater Park is Pawtucket's largest public park and has a variety of amenities and activities suitable for children, families and people of all ages.  The park is situated along the Ten Mile River and offers an oasis of greenery, trees and meandering trails.

People travel from all over RI to take advantage of the beautiful surroundings.  Looff Carousel, Daggett Farm and a new dog park are among the attractions that make Slater Park so popular.

Contact Slater Park: (401) 728-0500 X252 


  • Baseball/softball fields
  • Tennis Courts
  • Biking/Running Trails
  • Playground
  • Petting Zoo (seasonal)
Daggett Farm offers fantastic picnic grounds, a retail plant nursery, a children's zoo and snack venders. Daggett Farm offers seasonal programming throughout the year.
Enjoy a new dog park facility on the grounds of  Slater Memorial Park. Let your dogs run free and socialize with other friendly dogs.
The Looff Carousel was built in 1895, installed in the park in 1910 and restored in 1978. The carousel is generally open during the spring and summer. Check with the City of Pawtucket for hours of operation. The Slater Park Looff Carousel,
adjacent to the Daggett House, is the oldest Looff “stander carousel” in the world.

The carousel was built by pioneer craftsman Charles I.D. Looff and was installed at Slater Park in 1910. It has 44 horses, 3 dogs (rare) , 1 lion, 1 camel, 1 giraffe, and 2 chariots.

Spring Hours of Operation (April 3-June 28, 2013): Saturdays & Sundays 11AM-5PM.
Call Loof Carousel for birthday party or other special event rentals or questions: (401) 639-4237

Founded in 1896, the Rhode Island Watercolor Society is one of the oldest watercolor organizations in America.  The society is located in a historic lakeside "boathouse" in Slater Memorial Park.  The facility features an art gallery, library and studio space.
Experience nature and the peaceful tranquility of Slater Memorial Park. Every corner of the park offers scenic vistas perfect for the photographer, artist or any visitor.
In spring and summer, Swan Paddle Boats return to the pond at Slater Park.

Brian & Gian from F & L Legacy Boating return with their paddle boats after an exciting summer last year. They will be coming back earlier this year and returning with their collection of swan and dragon boats. Once again, the cost will be $5. per person for a half-hour ride.
APRIL 20—weekends only, 11 am — 6 pm
JUNE 24—open daily: 11 am - 7 pm, Mondays & Wednesdays 2 — 7 pm

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