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Beautiful views

I had bicycled by the park a number of times but never stopped in until today with my wife. There... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
jerryf183
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Cumberland, Rhode Island
The best sunsets in Rhode Island

An afternoon at this park is a great way to appreciate nature and breath in some fresh air, the... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
martimam
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Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rock cliffs here overlooking the water are very impressive. My estimation is they are up to 100 feet high. There are plenty of benches for people who just want to sit and admire the view. Unfortunately, this park is overrun by graffiti, and that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

I had bicycled by the park a number of times but never stopped in until today with my wife. There are two separated sections, one where the actual fort was located and the other a series of short trails to beautiful ocean vistas from atop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

An afternoon at this park is a great way to appreciate nature and breath in some fresh air, the sights of the ocean and surrounding areas are breathtaking and the small coves make for fantastic pictures! Plus: Wes Anderson filmed part of Moonrise Kingdom here...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

It's been at least a couple of years since we visited. Last time, it was a much cooler and clear day; today, it was an overcast steamy day that finally resulted in a noon shower. We took some visiting family members here and did a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

This fort was decommissioned after WWII. There are lots of rooms and secret passages to explore. Bring a flashlight. There is a ton of graffiti. Some may be objectionable for kids. Also lots of broken glass. The park itself is beautiful with ocean views and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

We made it a point to tour the island and especially to see the historic Fort Wetherill at the State Park. It was a gorgeous mild December day and that made walking a pleasure and snapping some pictures a delight. We love Jamestown and it’s...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Explore the forts, laze on the grass, swim at the little beach, dive along the underwater trail, bring your picnic basket and frisbee.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Karen C
Reviewed August 16, 2017

My husband and I rode our bikes here. The view of the bay is breathtaking and there are many quiet spots to sit on the cliffs, or on a bench. The free beach is set in a beautiful little cove but was a bit crowded...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Regularly walk there. It is a more interesting walk than Beavertail ( which has its own charms). More variety in terrain, views and vegetation than Beavertail.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

We felt like it was a complete waste of time. I heard the views were breathtaking, and while it was apparent the potential was there for panoramic ocean views, the brush was so overgrown you really couldn't see anything. I'm sure the history of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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anna d
April 9, 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth P | Reviewed this property |
On a summer day, you can spend the entire day. On the off season 1-2 hours walking and enjoying the views.
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Susan B
February 7, 2016|
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Unfortunately, it's more ruins than attractions when it comes to the buildings. But, it's still worth it for the views.
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