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King Park

Wellington Ave., Newport, RI 02840
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Ranked #41 of 62 Attractions in Newport
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming
Owner description: Small beach located in Newport.
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming
Owner description: Small beach located in Newport.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Hadn't been back to Newport in decades. Did a week in May with my sister for my 50th prep school reunion. We parked down a King Park and enjoyed the view comparing memories with the present day. Gone is the stinky old gas works and the entire water front of Old Newport looks great. Looking forward to things like the... More 

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Union City, New Jersey, United States
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572 reviews 572 reviews
148 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A sprawling park along the water not far from downtown Newport. There is a nice gazebo where concerts and events are often held. The statue of Rochambeau is nifty and supposedly points at Yorktown, the end of the Revolution. There are also good fields for activities here and lots of space for picnicking.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

My husband and I have been coming to Newport every summer since 2004... We especially love coming here around Independence Day, during the height of summer. Normally we watch the fireworks down by waterfront piers but last summer we opted for a different view. King's Park was crowded (as is ALL of Newport in the summer), but we managed to... More 

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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This park gives you very pretty views and is worth a peek. Easy to get to and can spend some quality down time at this park if you like.

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pennslyvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

off away from hustle and bustle of the wharfs of Thames street is King Park. Free parking , benches in the shade, a million dollar view of the Harbor and the bridge to Jamestown. Lovely spot to calm down and get ones bearing before heading back into town

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