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Atlantic Beach, Memorial Blvd, Middletown. Restroom, No pets.
Atlantic Beach Park, 321 Atlantic Ave, Westerly. Family beach, amusements, kiddy rides, snack bars, antique 1915 carousel, batting cages, bumper boats, go-carts, mini golf, game room, waterslides, gift shop, beachware and an ocean-view cocktail lounge.
Blue Shutters Town Beach, 469 East Beach Rd, Charlestown. Concession stand, picnic tables, restrooms, showers, beach-accessible wheelchairs and discount admission for senior citizens.
Bristol Town Beach, 50 Asylum Rd, Bristol. Playground, pavilion, volleyball, picnic areas, sporting fields, skate park, inline hockey, tennis, 6-mile fitness trail and a basketball court.
Captain Roger Wheeler State Beach, 100 Sand Hill Cove, Rd, Narragansett. Popular for young children, protected by breakwater. No pets.
Charlestown Beach, Coast Guard Rd, Champlin Rd, New Shoreham. (Block Island). Popular among fishermen, especially the jetty along the north end. For everyone else, it makes for a nice, challenging walk.
Charlestown Breachway State Beach Rd, Charlestown. Restroom without shower facilities, boat ramp and a parking area for trailers. Lifeguard on duty.
Charlestown Town Beach, 557 Charlestown Beach Rd, Charlestown.
Conimicut Point Beach, Point Ave Warwick. Saltwater beach, walking path and playground.
East Beach, East Beach Rd, Charlestown. Three miles of saltwater beach, mostly undeveloped. Open from sunrise to sunset. Handicap sand chairs available. No pets.
East Matunuck State Beach, 50 Succotash Rd, South Kingstown. Over 100 acres of beach, 25 picnic tables, no pets allowed.
Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd, Newport. Cliff Walk adjacent, skate park, carousel and Save the Bay’s Exploration Center. Playground, pavilion, snack bar, restrooms, showers and free use of sand wheelchairs. No pets allowed.
Fred Benson Town Beach, 7 Corn Neck Rd, New Shoreham. Lifeguards on duty 10am to 5pm.
Goddard Memorial State Park, 1095 Ives Rd, East Greenwich. Saltwater beach and bathhouse, hundreds of picnic tables, almost a dozen game fields and a performing arts center.
Island Park Beach, Park Ave, Portsmouth. Free admission, zero facilities.
Mackerel Cove Beach, Beavertail Rd, Jamestown. Public bathing beach with lifeguards.
Misquamicut State Beach, 257 Atlantic Ave, Westerly. Half a mile of clean, clear water beaches and a low surf zone. Plenty of parking, a pavilion, shady structures, coin-operated showers, changing rooms, restrooms, concessions and first aid.
Narragansett Town Beach, Boston Neck Rd, Narragansett. Half a mile of public beach, two pavilions, lifeguards, concession stand, restrooms, first aid and handicap accessibility.
Newport Cliffwalk, 117 Memorial Blvd (and other points of entry), Newport. Not exactly a beach, this is still a great seaside experience.
North Kingstown Town Beach, Beach St, North Kingstown. Narrow, gravel, shaded lawn beach with a retaining wall and picnic tables behind it. No animals allowed.
Oakland Beach, Oakland Beach Ave, Warwick. Bay inlet beach, saltwater with local restaurants and boat landing.
Salty Brine Beach, 254 Great Island Rd, Narragansett. No undertow, gradual drop at the shoreline and concessions. Good for kids and near a fishing port.
Sandy Point Beach, 2200 East Main Rd, Portsmouth. Changing rooms, restrooms and lifeguards.
Scarborough Beach, 870 Ocean Rd, Narragansett. Stone pavilion, and 60 acres of the finest sand in RI. Lifeguards, restrooms, showers and concessions.
Second Beach, 474 Sachuest Point Rd, Middletown. Immediate access to saltwater beach. Toilets and hot showers, no pets allowed.
South Kingstown Town Beach Matunuck Beach Rd, South Kingstown. Boardwalk, playground, volleyball court and picnic area.
South Shore Beach, 125 South Shore Rd, Little Compton. Lifeguards on duty. No pets allowed.
Tiverton Town Beach, Fogland Rd, Tiverton. Swimming, picnic facilities, fishing and playground. Restrooms, showers and changing rooms.
Union Street Beach, Union St, Bristol, RI 02809. Swimming, picnic tables and benches.
Warren Town Beach, Water St, Warren. Park open to the public with a fee, parking is free for Warren residents.
Ocean Beach, 98 Neptune Ave, New London. Half a mile of boardwalk, Olympic-sized swimming pool, locker area.

Horseneck Beach, 5 John Reed Rd, Westport. 600 acres of barrier beach and salt marsh. Two miles of breezy beach, great for windsurfing.

Bike Paths
South County Bike Path – 8 miles. Kingston Station to Peace Dale
East Bay Bike Path – 15 miles. East PVD, Barrington, Warren, Bristol
Washington Secondary Bike Path – 10 miles. Cranston, Warwick, West Warwick, Coventry
The Quonset Bike Path – 2.5 miles. North Kingstown
Woonasquatucket River Greenway Bike Path – 3 miles. Downtown PVD to Johnston
Ten Mile River Greenway – 2.5 miles. East PVD to Pawtucket
Blackstone River Greenway – 11.5 miles. Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket

Bike Repair Stops
Riverside Park, Woony River Greenway, 65 Akppo street, PVD.
Burnside Park, off of Washington Street in Kennedy Plaza, PVD
Roger Williams Park, Dairymaple Boathouse, off of Cladrash’s Ave, PVD.
Brown University, Brown University Bookstore, Olive St, PVD

Ice Cream
Brickley’s, Making all their own ice cream in Narragansett. More than 45 flavors of ice cream, frozen yogurt, no-sugar-added ice cream, sherbets and sorbets. Two locations @ 921 Boston Neck Rd, Narragansett OR 322 Main St, Wakefield.
Clementine’s Homemade Ice Cream, More than 25 delicious flavors, with the usual suspects of sherbert, sorbet, sugar-free ice cream and froyo. With the added bonus of dog-friendly ice cream. 250 Main St, East Greenwich.
The Ice Cream Machine Co., Making ice cream in-house since 1977 at 4288 Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland.
The Inside Scoop, Making all the classic flavors, they won RI Food Fights Incredible Ice Cream Throwdown in 2013. 30 Ten Rod Rd, North Kingstown.
Like No Udder, Dairy-free, vegan-friendly tasty delights like soft serve, floats, frozen lemonade and more. They have a roving purple truck called Betsy Loo, and an East Side location at 170 Ives St, PVD.
Gray’s Ice Cream, Homemade frosty treats that locals love. 16 East Rd, Tiverton.
Somerset Creamery, Three locations in Somerset, including one on Rt 6. Between Seekonk and Fall River, these creamers have been making it old-school style since 1937. 1931 GAR Hwy, Rt. 6, Somerset.
Three Sisters Ice Cream, Best known for their award-winning kulfi flavor, they make a staggering variety of frosty flavors. 1074 Hope St, PVD.

Water Trails
Blackstone River, Starting from River Island Park in Woonsocket and ending at Manville Dam in Cumberland. 4.5 miles one way, 1 to 2 hours to complete.
Lower Pawtuxet River, Starts at Pontiac Canoe Launch Warwick, ends at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, Cranston. 6.5 miles, 2.5 to 3 hours to complete.
Olney Pond, Boat Launch in Lincoln Woods. Paddle around the pond. Approximately 2 hours to tour.
Point Judith Pond, Start/End at Marina Park, 134 Salt Pond Rd, South Kingstown. Paddle along the shore of the pond, cruise by Jonathan’s Island and turn around. 5.5 miles for the loop, 2 hours to kayak through it.
Ten Mile River, Start at Freedom Green in East Providence, stop at the rocky falls of Hunt’s Mills, and circle back to Freedom Green. 3-mile loop, approximately 2 hours to complete.
Upper Pettaquamscutt River, Start/end at Gilbert Stuart Birthplace Museum. Paddle down to Bridgetown Bridge and back. 4.5 miles round trip, 2 hours to complete.
Woonasquatucket River in Providence, Starts at South Water Street landing, to Eagle Square and back. 4 miles roundtrip, 1 to 2 hours to complete.

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