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Fort Adams State Park

The second largest bastioned fort in the U.S. Key to Narragansett Bay area defenses, 1799 to 1945. Designed to be the most heavily armed fort in America and to garrison 2,400 troops. Three tiers of guns defended Narragansett Bay's East Passage. For guided tour information call 841-0707. Situated at the mouth of the Newport Harbor, offers panoramic view of both Newport Harbor and the East Passage of Narragansett Bay. Activities including salt water bathing, fishing, boating, soccer, rugby, and picnicking. Fort Adams is perhaps best known for its annual summer concerts when the Jazz and Folk Festivals draw thousands to enjoy the music and beautiful surroundings.

Property Address:
Harrison Avenue
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Regional County: Newport County
Tourism District: Newport County

Phone: 401-841-0707
Fax: 401-841-9821
Email: info@fortadams.org
Web Site: www.fortadams.org

Feature List:
Complete Wheel Chair Access, Free Admission, Picnic Area, Restroom, Shower Hot, Telephone, Waterfront, Attraction, Cultural, Historic Fort, Of Interest to Children, National Historic Landmark, Park, Public Beach, Snack Bar, Alcohol Prohibited, Newport County, Saltwater Fishing, Fishing Pier, Saltwater Swimming, Shopping, Novelty Gift Shop

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