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Scarborough State Beaches (North and South)

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Address: 970 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-1356
Phone Number: (401) 789-8374
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Great beach!

We have been visiting Scarborough Beach for 30+ years. It is a beautiful area, wonderful for families.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
julietroy
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Newtown, Connecticut
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Newtown, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been visiting Scarborough Beach for 30+ years. It is a beautiful area, wonderful for families.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Scarborough Beach several times during our week in Narragansett. The beach was clean, it had a good pavilion and great waves. The beach is large and not crowded during the week. Watch out for the seagulls. Some are the size of small dogs and they will take any food left unattended. Other than the gulls, this is a... More 

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Warwick, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There was a charge for parking, but no fee for the beach. This is state run beach, and very well kept. Many families were there, and coolers were allowed.

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nyc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This beach is so clean and beautiful.. Watch out for the seaweed patches but other than that its a perfect place to go.

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Bethany, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for the waves and they have awesome ones at high tide for serious boogie boarding. The beach was spacious and clean. They have a bath house to change in. And a food and ice cream stand was great for the kids. We will be back next year WOW!

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Thank Parme1
Colchester, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Scarborough is a great place to bring the family for the day. The beaches are clean and the expansive lawns are perfect for families looking to picnic and play games. The beach is inhabited almost exclusively by families renting for the week or by those visiting for the day. The small jetty at the south end is a fun place... More 

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went mid-week to meet up with family. As seniors it was only $6 to park, which for beach parking was great. Beach is all sand, none of the tiny rocks that generally pass for New England sand. The Pavillion area has food vendors, chairs & umbrellas. Lots of picnic tables and there were clean showers in the locker rooms. Everything... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most reasonably priced beach and the nicest too for miles in either direction. It is clean and the sand is so soft . Not rocky or buggy . Just right. Water is so warm too.

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Thank Laurie B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at the South Beach. It was less crowded than the north beach. Bathrooms, concessions and a store. We purchased a beach umbrella, boogie board and beach chair. Kids had a great time! Beach was clean and so were the facilities.

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connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the beach is clean , good waves not to big or to small, after a high tide , you have a tide pool left on the beach, it good for young kids to play in

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