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Address: 7 Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Phone Number: 4014667717
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Description: Crescent beach on Block Island

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Beautiful calm beach to walk along after dinner. We didn't beach here and I wish we had as the seas are calm. A few of the other beaches had bigger waves but huge drop offs.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
NancyandJim1985
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Massachusetts
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Massachusetts
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful calm beach to walk along after dinner. We didn't beach here and I wish we had as the seas are calm. A few of the other beaches had bigger waves but huge drop offs.

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Clean, popular beach with changing rooms, chair and umbrella rentals and a food stand. Easy to get to and clean facilities. Have to pay for the use of the showers which is kind of a drag.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We visit here every summer. Because the island is 10 miles out in the Atlantic, the water quality is pristine. The town beach provides parking, lifeguards, beach equipment rentals, food, showers and bathrooms.

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Belleville, New Jersey
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Lifeguards, chair rentals, boogie board rentals. The beach is clean and the bathrooms are right there. There is parking available, as well as places to lock up your bike. Free!

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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101 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a beautiful beach with all of the amenities you might need - food, bathrooms, umbrellas, etc. It's long and great for strolling along the beach. We traveled to the farther end to get a bit away from the crowds but there is plenty of room to enjoy. If you happen to be there on a Wednesday for Blues... More 

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Washington, DC
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Spent a few hours walking and then relaxing on this seemingly endless crescent shaped beach. The beach is beautiful and waves/current were calm when we visited. The area closest to the harbor and hotels had more seaweed and rocks, but this changes for the better as you walk down the beach. It gets more crowded closer to the pavilion, where... More 

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Connecticut
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Fantastic beach. Clean beach, restrooms, concessions. Good food at a good price. Perfect beach for the family!

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Morrisville, Vermont
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Went here every beach day of our trip! Plenty of waves for the kids to boogie board, lifeguards, concessions, bathroom, showers and free parking!!!! What else do you need???

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Providence, Rhode Island
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60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I found it hard to believe this was the only beach that had lifeguards. Last year, I went to Champlin's with NO lifeguards, and that's dangerous!

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new york
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This beach is great for families for the day. It has changing rooms, bathrooms, showers, umbrella and chair rentals and food!!

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Address: 7 Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Phone Number: 4014667717
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham

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