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Beavertail Light and Park

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Address: Beavertail Rd., Jamestown, RI
Phone Number: 401 423 3270
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Activities: Sunbathing, Picnicking
Description: The site of America's third lighthouse and the first in Rhode Island dates...
The site of America's third lighthouse and the first in Rhode Island dates back to 1749.
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For my money this is the best pcean viewing spot in Southern New England. Walking trails, fishing off the rocks, lighthouse tours, park ranger programs are all interesting. Or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Rhody
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

For my money this is the best pcean viewing spot in Southern New England. Walking trails, fishing off the rocks, lighthouse tours, park ranger programs are all interesting. Or what we like to do... Picnic and watch the boat and ship traffic in and out of Narragansett Bay. Watch the birds, relax and feel your cares dissipate.

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My absolute favorite place in all of Rhode Island. Pack a lunch or dinner and enjoy the beautiful views of the park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful views from paths along cliffs. The lighthouse has an interesting museum and a small area with tanks of fish (good for a 3 year old). Could have spent much longer here if we had brought a picnic -especially as it looks like there are tidepools at low tide.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The lighthouse is great, but so are the trails that wind through the woods. We were able to put together a short trail run. Had to run it a couple of times and spend some time on the road, but there are enough trails off the main trail that you can make a couple of different loops and with the... More 

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Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The drive to Beavertail, past the stone walls, and open fields, and weathered wood shigled houses prepares you for the beauty ahead. We went late in the afternoon after the remants of tropical storm Bill had passed. The surf was kciking up pretty well and the spray against the rocks created a visual and audio performance. The light at the... More 

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Williamstown, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Many sections to explore each with their own parking areas or you could walk it all instead. Cliffs to climb down to the water's edge. Grassy knolls to walk, run, throw a frisbee, or walk a dog. The lighthouse is regal as its light signals the ships to be cautious. Ships of all shapes and sizes are seen in the... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This park, which includes a small lighthouse and museum, is simply beautiful and well worth a visit, whether it is just to take in the sights and walk the point or picnic and enjoy a splendid sunset.

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We enjoyed the lighthouse, however, we could not climb to the top. Enjoyed the free little museum and aquarium. There is a small gift shop. The children liked running around the grounds. Pretty views. Parking was scarce, I cannot imagine on a crowded, hot summer day. Peaceful day there.

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Sulphur, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We got there at 3:15 pm on a beautiful sunny Saturday afternoon, but they were already closed - very disappointing... however, the views were amazing and we enjoyed walking around the lighthouse and the surrounding rocky shoreline.

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Bellingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Just visited finally after a friend recommended! Such a great place to spend the day, picnic and take in the views. Dogs are allowed, which is a plus for me. Enjoyed navigating the rocks!

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Address: Address: Beavertail Rd., Jamestown, RI
Phone Number: 401 423 3270
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Jamestown

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