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Address: Wellington Ave., Newport, RI 02840

Small beach located in Newport.

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Nice Park

We passed by this park on our way to Fort Adam's and we couldn't help stopping by. It was a very cold and windy day but we din't care. We walked around it for a little bit and we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 10, 2016
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

We passed by this park on our way to Fort Adam's and we couldn't help stopping by. It was a very cold and windy day but we din't care. We walked around it for a little bit and we really enjoyed the area. I can imagine this place as a perfect place to hang out in the summer. The coast,... More 

Thank ToniLuvsScuba
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stop and park to look at the Newport bay and the boats moored There is a ball field but we didn't see anyone playing. Has restroom if needed for public

Thank Soundwave40
Middletown, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

This is one of my favorite places to spend an afternoon at especially when they have music and its all for free.

Thank Eleanor02842
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Great place to have a picnic and spend the day. Very relaxing and you can have pets there. People there were nice and park was very clean.

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Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Located on Wellington Street, just a block or two off Lower Thames Street is a small park with a small beach. Lots of local kids come here as it is far from the crowds of Newport Summers, has clean restrooms, and plenty of open space to picnic, sunbathe, or just chill. King Park is a Newport City park at the... More 

Thank Joel W
White River, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

It's a great place to escape the rush of town. It is not a big park but worth visiting to relax and enjoy a picnic. Beautiful view of the bridge and harbour. What are you waiting for?

Thank Melanie B
Seneca, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I stopped at king Park for a walk and to look for a geocache. It's a great place to walk with a nice view of the waterfront. This is a great place to spend some time in the sun.

Thank Bill Y
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

On a nice day you can picnic in the park and enjoy the beautiful views of the harbor. There is free parking and in Newport that's amazing.

Thank Viveiros87
Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

A peaceful place to watch the boats and commune with nature. So happy to know it's a place where my friends love to go regularly.

Thank nancyinChicago_13
Coventry, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2015

it is just a short way from the hustle of downtown but it is a great place to see the harbor from a different view. nice grass and benches provide a great place to just sit and reflect. bring a picnic and have a really nice time just relaxing. Kids will like that they have a few fields to run... More 

Thank Barry N

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