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Best Beaches in Narragansett Area besides Town Beach ideas

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Best Beaches in Narragansett Area besides Town Beach ideas

We've been to Narragansett town beach already and want recommendations for best of the rest of the beaches. Heard Scarborough is nice but near sewage treatment plant. East Matunuck this week had tons of seaweed. What is Napatree like? LIke to have at least toilet facilities available. Any suggestions. Happy to go further south to Watch Hill area if need be. Ideas are welcome

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Salty Brine State Beach is a great little beach. It's inside the Harbor of Refuge so seaweed isn't a problem. The beach is small, the pavillion is brand new and the concession has good chowder. It is next to the harbor channel so you get to watch boat traffic coming and going. It's one of the best walking beaches in the state. You can go up to the deck of either George's or Champlain's to have a drink or a meal and have the best view in the state. Parking is tight. The beach parking lot fills every day within minutes of opening, but there is a lot of private parking available a short walk away.

Napatree Point isn't has very little parking, no facilities or life guards, but it is beautiful. Misquamicut is a good beach for teenagers, young adults or families with older kids who would enjoy some surf. It has full facilities and lots of parking, but traffic often gets very backed up on nice beach days.

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