What Are the Natural Resources of Rhode Island?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 13, 2020 5:11:56 PM ET
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Water is Rhode Island's most abundant natural resource, according to the State of Rhode Island. Narragansett Bay gives Rhode Island an open door to trade from the Atlantic Ocean. The State of Rhode Island notes that little of Rhode Island's soil in tenable. Sixty percent of the land is forested, but most of the timber is not of commercial value.