It has been a long standing joke among climbers at Lincoln Woods to watch out for the sketchy old men at the park. Although many jokes have been made, the reality is that Lincoln Woods has been known as a trolling ground for men engaging in deviant activities. After many complaints, the Rhode Island State Police recently arrested five men in a sting operation at the park. Hopefully, this will discourage these activities in the future. Click here for the Providence Journal article on the arrests.