We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

King Park

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Wellington Ave., Newport, RI 02840
Improve this listing

Small beach located in Newport.

Book ahead on Viator
More Info
and up
Newport Ocean Drive Sightseeing Tour
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 8 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 3
  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
A wonderful place to watch the ocean.

A peaceful place to watch the boats and commune with nature. So happy to know it's a place where my friends love to go regularly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

Similar Things to Do in Newport

Add Photo Write a Review

8 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
100 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

A peaceful place to watch the boats and commune with nature. So happy to know it's a place where my friends love to go regularly.

Thank nancyinChicago_13
Level Contributor
1,446 reviews
335 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

it is just a short way from the hustle of downtown but it is a great place to see the harbor from a different view. nice grass and benches provide a great place to just sit and reflect. bring a picnic and have a really nice time just relaxing. Kids will like that they have a few fields to run... More 

Thank Barry N
Level Contributor
34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This was a great place to walk from the busier parts of Newport. Only a few minutes away. It was a quiet walk with a wonderful view of the harbor and plenty of benches to sit peacefully on together. Great place to watch the sunset, and we got to catch a local little league game.

1 Thank Kyle L
Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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 

1 Thank Lockett B
Union City, New Jersey, United States
Level Contributor
768 reviews
213 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 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.

1 Thank Tyler L
Manchester, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 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 

Thank C-Gjikoka
Bellingham, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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.

1 Thank Jensey1212
Level Contributor
16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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

2 Thank rnmamlo

Travelers who viewed King Park also viewed


Been to King Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of King Park and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from King Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?