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Scarborough State Beaches (North and South)

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Address: 970 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-1356
Phone Number: +1 401-789-8374
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a summer beach in RI

a huge beach area. large parking areas. pay for parking.concesion stands.bathrooms and changing areas. lifeguards on duty till 6pm. some good waves. beach is kept clean. lots of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Barry N
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Coventry, Rhode Island
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Coventry, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

a huge beach area. large parking areas. pay for parking.concesion stands.bathrooms and changing areas. lifeguards on duty till 6pm. some good waves. beach is kept clean. lots of teens at this beach.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's great to walk along the board walk or in the sand. Sometimes it does get a bit windy out there!You can see for miles over to Newport and up the Bay to the bridges and at night the lights from Sakonnet Point and beyond . It is a very special location.

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Delta Junction, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We were here off season, but it was still very pleasant to walk along the beach. It is a very beautiful beach.

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This beach really should be listed as one of the top ten beaches. It's stunning. The sand is beautiful, views are amazing and offers a great walk on the rocks as well as the sand.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We have been going to this beach for over 40 years. It is one of the widest and longest beaches in the area. It would be nice if they cleaned the north end of the beach better.

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Thank LynnRI
Cranston, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful beach. The season is over so not crowded like in the middle of summer. Many amenities nearby like restaurants, gift shops etc. Excellent vacation spot.

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An American living in Northwest England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

The beach at Scarborough Staye Park is gorgeous. Fine sand, great surf, plenty of parking and facilities close at hand. Lots of benches around for those who don't want to venture down onto the sand, with a nice boardwalk the entire length of the beach. And some benches are under a pavilion-style cover for shade. Very, very nice.

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Upstate NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Even after the major threat of Hurricane Hermine, that never really hit, the beach was clean of debris and garbage. However part of the beach was strewn with seaweed, but it was easily avoided by moving a bit up or down the beach. All locker and changing areas were closed but outdoor showers were available to rinse off. After Labor... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Pretty nice beach....got there after the place closed, so don't know if they have food ....but nice beach!

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We go here with our friends often, one of them grew up going here as a child with her family. It is a nice beach, clean and good sand. There are restrooms and changing facilities that do need major upgrades, pretty disgusting in my opinion. Not a very long beach if you enjoy walking, but was okay for a short... More 

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