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Beyond beautiful

Misquamicut State Beach is gorgeous! We visited in December, and we had the beach mostly to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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Beauty abounds

What a beautiful beach. Too bad no one cleans up the trash, we were there in November and there... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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257 Atlantic Ave, Misquamicut, Westerly, RI 02891-4300
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Misquamicut State Beach is gorgeous! We visited in December, and we had the beach mostly to ourselves. We also did not have to pay for parking and were able to park close to the entrance. The waves were huge and the views were incredible. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mellomichaelaxo
Reviewed December 11, 2018

What a beautiful beach. Too bad no one cleans up the trash, we were there in November and there were sunglasses and swim shoes littered on the beach

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank possemom
Reviewed November 19, 2018

First time visiting RI. The beach was amazing! The water was beautiful, although colder than what I'm used to, and the beach was super clean. Awesome wave action also. Instead of shells, there are stones, which are worn smooth from the water. The only downside...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fiboles
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Long beautiful beach with great body surfing and boogeyboarding. Weekends are crowded in July and August and 90 degree temperatures. I buy senior citizen pass for $15 for summer season. Ocean warms up in July and August....still cold to the uninitiated. Grassy dunes are still...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dbeach48
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Huge expansive beach, changing room, showers, facilities, food. , plenty of space on the beach, short walk from the parking lot and lots of parking. Maintained and Clean.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kim F
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We had a most enjoyable day at the beach and attending a carnival held there on the weekend. Great family time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kel H
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This my favorite beach. This is my first time going in October. The water is still warm, the beach is not crowded,and the restaurants are still open for about another week. My wife and I had a nice walk on the beach and the other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnbooker82
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Hadnt been for two years and the beach shrunk! Lots of trash, not too clean bathrooms...but good, and expensive for non residents!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Katharine L
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Misquamicut is so much fun! Came here today for a beach day with my boyfriend and it was a great time! Not only was it a gorgeous day, but this beach is great because if you want to get a bite to eat you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mauraw647
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Came here on a beautiful day and the beach was nearly empty around 3 pm. The reason was swarms of biting black flies. It was impossible to lay on the sand as they were like a school of piranhas. The water was fully of little...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Eileen K
July 31, 2018|
Response from bbaldyga4604 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any
Emily S
July 28, 2018|
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Response from ACaban | Reviewed this property |
Yes, so it appeared! Those I saw were furthest from the water, likely to considerately avoid obstructing views.
July 19, 2018|
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