Recreation in Rhode Island

Recreation in Rhode Island

When you come visit Rhode Island, you'll find a wealth of outdoor adventure in a beautiful and varied natural landscape. Rhode Island offers many parks and recreational opportunities. Hundreds of rivers, streams, ponds, and lakes offer canoing, motor boating, rowing, sailing, and swimming. In the winter you can go figure skating at one of several outdoor skating rinks.

Recreation

257 Locations Available in RI

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The following Recreation are listed in order by establishment name. Click on the establishment name for additional details and contact information.

Block Island Parasailing
Block Island
Stay dry while you fly above B.I. Sound with views of New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Five passenger jet boat rentals and Banana Boat Rides available.

Blue Shutters Town Beach
South County
Great view. Concession stand, picnic tables, restrooms, showers, beach accessible wheel chairs and discounted admission for seniors.

Bonita II Sportfishing Charters
South County
Sportfishing charter boat from scenic Watch Hill Harbor. New 35 foot Hatteras with all the amenities. We offer in shore and offshore trips. Very competitive prices. Blues and bass guaranteed.

Born Family Skating Center
Newport County
A 90-by-100-foot outdoor skating rink located in the heart of Newport's downtown shopping and waterfront district. Birthday parties, private functions, group rates available.

Branch River Park
Blackstone Valley & Northern Rhode Island
Recreational facility offering ball fields, soccer fields, 2 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts, running and walking track and a playground for all ages.

Brenton Point State Park
Newport County
Occupying the former grounds of one of Newport's grandest estates, Brenton Point State Park affords its visitors one of the most commanding and spectacular views on the East Coast. The park is located at the point of land where Narragansett Bay meets the Atlantic, midway along renowned Ocean Drive. Visitors can enjoy picnicking, hiking, fishing, or just relaxing with the cool breezes and majestic views of the Atlantic.

Briar Point Beach
South County

Bristol Town Beach
East Bay
Newly renovated playground, pavilion, volleyball, picnic areas, every kind of sporting field including skateboard park, inline hockey, tennis, etc. Six mile fitness trail.

Buck Hill Family Campground
Blackstone Valley & Northern Rhode Island
Campground with sites for 42 tents and 58 trailers.

Buck Hill Management Area
Blackstone Valley & Northern Rhode Island
Buck Hill covers a total land area of 2049 acres. The area is composed of primarily forest land (deciduous 1815 acres, evergreen 3.2 acres), wetlands (201 acres), and agricultural lands (14.6 acres). The DFW maintains a wildlife marsh (approximately 30.7 acres) which serves to attract waterfowl, furbearers such as muskrat, and other wetland dependent birds.

Burlingame Management Area
South County
Burlingame covers a total area of 1390 acres. The area is composed primarily of forest cover (deciduous 906 acres, evergreen 72 acres), with wetlands (377 acres), and agricultural land (14 acres) and other areas (20 acres) covering the balance.

Burlingame State Park
South County
The park has 3,100 acres of rocky woodland surrounding Watchaug Pond in Charlestown. The entrance to the park headquarters and camping area is off U.S. Route #1 just south of the entrance to the Naval Auxiliary Landing Field. Between these two points is located the entrance to the main park, picnic area and the Kimball Sanctuary via Prosser Trail, now being resurfaced and straightened. Rather extensive picnic facilities, 73 fireplaces, toilets, drinking water, swimming beach and bathhouse make this one of the most popular state recreation areas. First come, first served basis. Reservations available for camping cabins only.

C&L Stables
Warwick & West Bay
Horseback riding, trail rides, pony rides and riding lessons.

Camp Ponagansett
Blackstone Valley & Northern Rhode Island
Water/electric hookups, picnic tables, fireplaces, swimming pool, tennis court, ball field, recreation hall, rest rooms, hot showers. Specializing in seasonal camping for elderly and retired campers.

Canoe Passage Outfitters
East Bay
Canoe and kayak tours, rentals, instruction and sales. Located on the Warren River. Bike rentals located 5 minutes from the East Bay Bike path. Winter snow-shoes and tours.

Captain Roger Wheeler State Beach
South County
Locally know as Sand Hill Cove Beach. Popular beach for young children, fully-protected by breakwater. No pets allowed.

Carolina Management Area
South County
Carolina covers a total land area of 2359 acres. The area is composed of primarily forest cover (evergreen 960 acres, deciduous 456 acres), wetlands (280 acres) and agricultural lands (134 acres) making up the balance. The DFW maintains approximately 42 management fields which are intensively managed by the DFW for the purpose of increasing food and cover for game and nongame wildlife.

Charleston Beach
Block Island
Is a popular beach with fishermen, especially along the jetty at its north end. For beachgoers, the jetty is a challenging walk. The beach is typically not crowded and is peaceful. From here, you can watch sail and power boats entering New Harbor, and view the grounds at the former Coast Guard Station. Parking is available at the end of Champlin Road. No amenities.

Charlestown Breachway Campground
South County
Flush toilets, boat launching ramp, fishing, and swimming. Sites for self-contained trailer units only.

Charlestown Breachway State Beach/Camp Area
South County
Restroom without shower facilities. Day use parking for 100 cars, boat ramp and parking area for trailers. Lifeguard on duty. No animals allowed. Seventy-five campsites. No utilities. All camping must be self-contained. No tents.

Charlestown Town Beach
South County
Fine sand and moderate to heavy surf, occasional undertow. Adjacent to Charlestown Breachway. No pets allowed.

Cliff Walk
Newport County
Named one of "50 Places of a Lifetime" by National Geographic Traveler, this 3.5-mile picturesque walk wraps itself along Newport's spectacular Atlantic coastline with the crashing surf on one side of the trail and the magnificent Gilded Age mansions on the other. In 1975, the Cliff Walk was designated a National Recreation Trail. Parking is available along Narragansett Avenue. There are no services or restrooms along the trails.

Colt State Park
East Bay
Picturesque three-mile drive around shoreline of former Colt family estate on east side of Narragansett Bay. Playing fields and picnic areas. Salt water fishing permitted.

Colwell's Campground
South County
Tent and trailer sites on the shore of Flat River Reservoir, also known as Johnson's Pond. Boating, fishing, water skiing, swimming, boat ramp, rest rooms, hot showers, dumping station, electric hookups. Hiking trail and golfing nearby.

Conanicut Island
Newport County
Jamestown offers about 20-miles of rolling landscape over looking Narragansett Bay. 30 acre park.

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Charlestown Town Beach
South County
Fine sand and moderate to heavy surf, occasional undertow. Adjacent to Charlestown Breachway. No pets allowed.

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