Camping Locations

Camping Locations

Rhode Island has many state parks with beautiful woodlands scenic seashores. Recreational park enthusiasts can enjoy their favorite outdoor sport or just relax and take in the view.

Providing all Rhode Island Residents and Visitors the opportunity to enjoy a diverse mix of well-maintained, scenic, safe, accessible areas and facilities within our park system and to offer a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities and programming which may benefit and enhance our Quality of Life.

State Parks

16 Locations Available in RI

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

Beavertail State Park
Newport County
Beavertail State Park, located in Jamestown, Rhode Island, is known for offering some of the most beautiful vistas along the New England coastline. The Park attracts people from all over the country, to enjoy it's pristine environment. Beavertailís most popular activity is sightseeing, and can be done from the comfort of a vehicle, in one of the four overlooks or on foot, from the rocky coastline. Beavertail also provides some of the best saltwater fishing in the area, along with offering hiking trails, and a naturalist program that attracts hundreds of people each year.

Blackstone River State Park
Blackstone Valley & Northern Rhode Island
A riverfront park with bike paths, walking trails, canoe portage, freshwater fishing. Historical walking tours along the canal tow path built in 1828.

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.

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.

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.

Colt State Park Chapel
East Bay
Non-denominational chapel overlooking Narragansett Bay.

Fishermen's Memorial State Park
South County
Tent and RV camping close proximity to multiple state beaches and Block Island Ferry. 147 of the trailer sites and 35 are tent sites. Tennis, basketball, horseshoe courts and children's playground. Reservations available by mail form only using official form available at park. Reservation requests must be postmarked no earlier than January 14th.

Fort Adams State Park
Newport County
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.

Fort Wetherill State Park
Newport County
Fort Wetherill State Park, situated upon 100 foot high granite cliffs across the water from Fort Adams State Park, is a former coastal defense battery and training camp. Known for its spectacular view of Newport Harbor and the East Passage of Narragansett Bay, Fort Wetherill has been a popular sight for viewing the numerous Tall Ship Events and Americaís Cup Races. The area is also a major attraction for scuba diving, with Diving Clubs from New York State, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island using the facilities at the boat ramp year round. Additionally, the park offers family and group picnicking, boating, fishing, hiking and exploring on the parkís 61.5 acres of property.

Goddard Memorial State Park
Warwick & West Bay
Goddard Park attracts thousands of visitors each year as Rhode Islandís most popular Metropolitan Park. The park offers a beautiful natural environment with spacious lawns, fields, and forested areas with a variety of trees from all over the world, including 62 deciduous and 19 evergreen species. Visitors can make use of a nine hole golf course, an equestrian show area, 18 miles of bridle trails, 355 picnic tables, 11 game fields, and a performing arts center for weddings, concerts, picnics

Goddard State Park
Warwick & West Bay
Goddard Park attracts thousands of visitors each year as Rhode Islandís most popular Metropolitan Park. The park offers a beautiful natural environment with spacious lawns, fields, and forested areas with a variety of trees from all over the world, including 62 deciduous and 19 evergreen species. Visitors can make use of a newly renovated saltwater beach and bathhouse, a nine hole golf course, an equestrian show area, 18 miles of bridle trails, 355 picnic tables, 11 game fields, and a new performing arts center for weddings, concerts, picnics and special events.

Haines Memorial State Park
East Bay
Haines Memorial State Park was established in 1911 when Ida M. Haines donated 83 acres of land to the Metropolitan Park Commission. The land was donated for use as a park in memory of her brother. New boat ramp and docking facilities in 2001. Additional parking in 2002.

Lincoln Woods State Park
Blackstone Valley & Northern Rhode Island
This 627 acre Park is located just outside of the city of Providence on R.I. Rput 146 North. It includes all of Olney Pond and offers facilities used by thousand of visitors each year for picnicking, boating, baseball, freshwater, swimming, fishing, horseback riding, hiking and is also very popular for jogging and walking. During the winter months it is also popular for ice fishing, ice skating and snowmobiling.

Pulaski State Park
Blackstone Valley & Northern Rhode Island

Snake Den State Park
Blackstone Valley & Northern Rhode Island
The 1000 acre undeveloped property boasts self-guided walking trails, beautiful trees, flowers and plants and also a working farm. In the fall, the foliage at Snake Den is something to behold. The rolling hills and beckoning forest call one and all to come and walk on the trails or even just lie on the grass. Snake Den is accessible through the entrance at Dame Farm which is located on Brown Avenue in Johnston.

World War II Memorial State Park
Blackstone Valley & Northern Rhode Island
This is a State managed Park in downtown Woonsocket off of Social St. The Park has a man-made pond which is used for swimming during the summer months. In addition the Park has some facilities for picnicking, tennis, horseshoes and concerts. Each year the park also host the annual "Autumfest" celebration held over Columbus Day weekend in Woonsocket.

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