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Goddard State Park

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Address: Ives Road, Warwick, RI
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beautiful ri park

Spent the afternoon that this beautiful state park with my family. The ocean water is the Narragansett Bay, so it was relatively warm. Just a great place to picnic or go to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Spent the afternoon that this beautiful state park with my family. The ocean water is the Narragansett Bay, so it was relatively warm. Just a great place to picnic or go to the beach.

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Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Nice grounds, very well kept...Small beach,very nice paths for walking or running . We take our dogs for walks here..Very peaceful..Great picnic areas and can occasional see horses..Overall a great place for a picnic or family gatherings..Only drawback is you must take care of your own trash, as in take it home with you..no trash disposal..understandable though...

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My husband and I come here often whether it be for a picnic, a nice walk, or to launch our kayaks... this park is quite large but despite its size can tend to be overcrowded, particularly in the areas near the two entrances, but if you drive around enough you'll find a spot all to yourself.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This park is great. Quiet and clean. You can ride horses, have a cookout, play with your dog, go to the beach, all in one place. We go here all the time. No fee to enter on most days. Some days there is a fee but it's minimal and basically covers trash pickup. Parking is free once inside.

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RHODE ISLAND
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

a really nice quiet place to just walk or jog or go to the beach. Nice trails to walk on and you and perhaps your pet can bond a little while on this nice walk. I like to just sit on the beach and get a tan.

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Coventry, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great picnic areas, beach and great trails for walking or cross country running, snow shoeing or skiing in winter. Plenty of special events to take part in.

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Loved the park, should have skipped on the stables. Horseback riding could have been better enjoyed if every other word coming from the barn staff wasn't F#*@

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

As out-of-staters, we were taken here by "the natives" to get to experience quahogging. What a lovely park Goddard is -- huge green expanses with horseback riding, golfing, hiking and picnic areas available. The beach is nice but as someone else mentioned in would be a good idea to have water shoes because of the rocks -- and we found... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Pretty nice park with everything to do, whether you like golfing, horseback riding, swimming, or just grilling with family and friends.

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North Kingstown Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Indulge your pleasures: walking, golf, horses, picnic spaces, sun and shade, family soccer games - water views. Great farmers market on Friday mornings

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Address: Ives Road, Warwick, RI
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Warwick

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