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Great family beach

Great family beach within the harbor of refuge with gentle waves. Concessions and showers and... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Marissa M
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Bronx, New York
Clean safe beach, nice sand and gentle surf, very family friendly

Love this beach. It's quiet and clean, has beautiful powdery sand, gentle waves (due to a... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
dangeruss1
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Manchester, Ct
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Named for the developer of the state life-saving system, this beach features a new bathhouse and playground.
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100 Sand Hill Cove Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5714
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All reviews small playground state beach plenty of parking snack bar huge parking lot small waves gentle waves minimal waves playground for kids family style ideal for families families with young children pounding surf life guards changing rooms changing area nice family
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Great family beach within the harbor of refuge with gentle waves. Concessions and showers and playground on beach.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marissa M
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Love this beach. It's quiet and clean, has beautiful powdery sand, gentle waves (due to a breakerwater about a mile off shore), nice protected dunes, a playground for the kids and pavillion with showers and a snack bar. A mile long beach extends all the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Loved this beach - small waves, and very little seaweed. An added bonus is the playground. My 2yr old loved the swings and the slides. This beach kept my 2yr old occupied. Don’t know what the big deal is about Town Beach. This beach beats...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Tje crowds were here today but still enough space to claim your space for a blanket and umbrella. Being in the salt pond, we didn't expect a lot of waves but the wind was blowing off the water and kept the water moving and cool.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amberjack03
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We visited Roger Wheeler for the first time. We had a 4 year old and 2 year old with us and they had a great time. The playground was a big hit. Clean beach, clean bathrooms and free cold showers or private warm showers for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Had a nice day on this beach before heading out on a fishing charter. Beach was nice, but crowded. Nice areas to walk with large bathrooms and changing areas/showers.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Noisy announcements from the loudspeakers will jolt you awake as they warn people to follow the rules of no ball playing or no kite flying on the beach.Very crowded on a weekday. Not sure why this beach has such high ratings.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jas104
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Great family beach, good waves, clean beach. Has all the amenities a family needs to have a great beach day.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We drove from Providence to Captain Roger W.Wheeler State Beach for about 45 minutes. This Park will charge you for parking, I think around $10. They got clean bathroom , outside shower, and lifeguard on duty. Clean beach, almost white sands. The water is muggy,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Christie.Scott S
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

This small state beach has all the amenities you're looking for but none of the crowds. The pavilion has bathrooms and a snack bar, located near the playground. This beach features long rocky breakers and a very gradual slope when entering the water. This means...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank WanderingWoods323
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Best to call the Narragansett City Hall to vrrify.
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