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“great walking beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Charlestown Town Beach

Charlestown Town Beach
557 Charlestown Beach Road, Charlestown, RI 02813
401-364-1222
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Lisbon, Connecticut
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“great walking beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

this is a town beach, we went on a weekday ,so no prob parking $15
is less than State beaches and they just finished new restroom and changing station. you can walk what seems like forever, love it

Visited July 2012
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Warwick, Rhode Island
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Wow great beach?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We were use to beaches in RI being over crowded and small waves. The beach look like a south west FL beach. The wave are too ruff for small children. You will see the waves talk out adults. If you buggy board or body surf its a must.

Visited July 2012
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New Haven, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Cute Little Beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

PROS: Very quiet if you show up before Noon. Clean. Nice view. Smoke-free. Huge waves.

CONS: $20 parking on the weekends. The beach is quite narrow, so once more people show up you end up laying butt to butt with some family with 5 kids. I know they have bathrooms somewhere, but I didn't see them.

Visited July 2012
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Pomfret Center, Connecticut
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“Great swimming, nice waves, clean beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We found Charlestown Town Beach entirely by accident after finding no parking at the more well known beaches. This beach seemed to be used by mostly locals but we were treated just fine as guests. A very clean beach with a great view of Block Island on a clear day.

Visited July 2012
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“Clean. Good place for swimming or strolling”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

The area is clean with few rocks or broken shells. Nice stretch of soft sand. Great area for a walk in either direction. Lifeguards seem attentive and buoys mark off a swimming area to (mostly) keep out boat traffic. Lifeguards leave at 5pm. Dogs are not allowed but people bring them after hours. Too bad because even when you clean up the mess (and some people don't. ewww!) the bacteria can stay. But I guess that's probably true at any beach.

Visited June 2012
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