Sand Hill Cove

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Beaches: Narragansett is close to many of the top beaches in Rhode Island. 

  • Sand Hill Cove (Roger Wheeler) Beach - A great beach for the younger crowd.  Water is protected by breakwater. Lifeguards, restrooms, showers, concession stand, Playground, Phone 401-789-3563. Free entry, State Fee to park.
  • Narragansett Town beach is a great place for water sports including swimming, surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking. It is also a great beach to walk on any time of year.  Lifeguards, restrooms, showers, concession stand, Phone 401-789-1044 x658. 
  • Scarborough State Beach is a large popular beach with good waves for body surfing. Gets very crowded. Lifeguards, restrooms, showers, concession stand, Phone 401-789-2324. 
  • Salty Brine State Beach is a small beach in Galilee.  Lifeguards, restrooms, showers, concession stand, Phone 401-789-3563. 
  • ​Click here for more information on Rhode Island State Beaches/Parks parking fees and passes


Hiking/Biking: 

  • Black Point - Narragansett. On Rte 1A near Scarborough Beach a great place for hiking, biking, photography or surf fishing.
  • Rome Point - North Kingstown on rte 1A just past the junction of rte 138 are the Rome Point Hiking and Mountain biking trails.
  • William C. O'Neill Bike Path - South Kingston. 5.6 mile paved bike path begining at the Kingston Train station ending on rte 108. Bikes, walking, or skaters.


Surfing/Stand Up Paddleboarding: Narragansett Town Beach is a great beach break, but there are many excellent surfing spots within 30 minutes. Lessons/Equipment Rentals are available at Warm Winds Surf Shop 401-789-9040. You can also rent SUP from Narrow River Kayaks. From there you can paddle from Narrow River to the town beach.


Kayaking: Kayak rentals are available at Narrow River Kayaks 401-789-0334 or in Wickford at the Kayak Center of RI 888-SEA-KAYAK


Block Island: Block Island is a great day trip available via ferry from Point Judith. Enjoy Block Island's beautiful beaches, shopping and
restaurants. Bike and Moped rentals are available for a different way to see the island. Block Island Ferry


Newport: Historic Newport with shopping, dining and mansions is 25 minutes away.


Golf: Many great public and private golf courses are close to Narragansett including Laural Lane, Rose Hill, Jamestown and Newport National
Golf Club
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Adventureland: For all thrill-seekers and explorers alike! Adventureland is the perfect destination on your visit to beautiful Narragansett, Rhode Island. With batting cages, gas-powered, state-of-the-art go-karts, bumper boats, or 18 hole nautical themed adventure-style mini-golf course. Something for everyone is waiting for you at Adventureland. 401.789.0030  112 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett.

Tennis: Narragansett has many options for tennis including several nearby public courts.  The international Tennis Hall of Fame is located in nearby Newport with frequent tournaments all year long.  The legendary grass courts are also available by reservation. 401-849-4777


Boating/Fishing: Charter boats for fishing and sightseeing are available in Point Judith and Newport. Check out Frances Fleet for Day Fishing.

Freshwater Fishing-A licenses is required for anyone 15 years old and up. The cost  range from $16 to $35 depending if you are a RI resident or if you want a short term or annual license. More info on fresh water fishing licenses (including how to purchase) and regulations can be found here.

Salt Water Fishing Saltwater fishing is a leading sport in Rhode Island, with giant bluefin tuna, marlin and swordfish the prized catches. Striped bass a local favorite. The Ocean State offers in-shore surf and rock casting, bottom fishing in protected bay and shoreline areas, in addition to exciting off-shore game fishing. A license is required for anyone 16 years and older. The cost of a yearly RI license is $7 for Rhode Island residents, and $10 for non-residents. A temporary seven-day RI license is available, for both residents and non-residents, for $5. Those fees are set by state law, and are not subject to change. More information on salt water fishing rules can be found here.


Museums:

  • Biomes Marine Biology Center - Biomes Marine Biology Center specializes in teaching children and adults about the marine animals of Narragansett Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. www.biomescenter.com
  • South County Museum - The South County Museum located at Canonchet Farm, Narragansett, RI  A glimpse of Rhode Island's rural, village, and maritime heritage, the hand-craft technology and the everyday life of the people of the past two centuries. 401-783-5400 South County Museum
  • Mystic Aquarium  - Much more than an aquarium. It's not just a place to visit ocean life, it's a unique experience in living marine creatures and the latest discoveries of the underwater world.www.mysticaquarium.org 
  • RISD Museum  at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) - The RISD Museum houses over 80,000 works of art,  displayed in 45 galleries on three floors. These glorious works trace the history of art from antiquity to the 21st century. www.risd.edu/museum.cfm  
  • Providence Children’s Museum  - An active place where kids and grown ups play and learn together.www.childrenmuseum.org
  • Museum of Yachting - Dedicated to preserving the culture and heritage of yachting by fostering education and enjoyment of its traditions and history through the preservation and presentation of vessels, artifacts, literature and events.  www.museumofyachting.org 
  • Gilbert Stuart Birthplace - A showplace for reproductions of the works of one of America’s foremost portrait painters, it is an authentically restored and furnished workingman’s home and the site of the first snuff mill in America.www.gilbertstuartmuseum.com 
  • Smith’s Castle  - Founded in 1958 by South County residents, the Pettaquamscutt Historical Society encourages the study and appreciation of the region's history. www.freewebs.com/pettaquamscutt 
  • Newport Mansions  - Here you will find a world of exceptional elegance and inspiration in architecture, art, interior design and landscapes. Explore 250 years of American history at our 11 historic properties, located on 80 acres of gardens and parks.www.newportmansions.org 

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