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Rocky Shores

Brenton Point State Park has a large parking lot and numerous benches along the rocky shoreline... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alan S
Raleigh, United States
Kite flying

Great beach for kite flying. It is a rocky shore, so not good for swimming or laying on the beach... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
West Warwick, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Brenton Point State Park has a large parking lot and numerous benches along the rocky shoreline. Nice views but no sandy beaches.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach for kite flying. It is a rocky shore, so not good for swimming or laying on the beach, but the best kite flying in RI.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JJK456
Reviewed January 3, 2019

this park is on 10 mile drive and we as many others have gone to fly kites or just take a chair and sit by the rocks in a chair and get some sun. an very beutiful view. watch the sail boats. kids love the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barry N
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Brenton Point State Park is located along the Ocean Drive and is a pleasant place to stop. Lots of food trucks, kite rentals and bike rentals. There is even a little monument to the Portuguese landing in the area. Worth a few hours to stop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank J222_psu
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Nice drive by but don't stop. The odor will knock you out. Not much to do here other than view the ocean or fly a kite.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gregory P
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The sun came out and it was a nice little walk. Did not visit the whole park, did not see a picnic area so we can't really comment on the ammenities

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jan_and_Flip
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We find Brenton Point State Park a beautiful place to pull off of Ocean Drive and enjoy the view and the sound of the waves. There are lots of available park benches on the ocean side of th road.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank tinkerbelle2016
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Brenton Point is a great stop on the Ocean Drive loop. Relax, enjoy the gorgeous scenery, or grab a kite and from the kite store here and really get into the spirit of the place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maria r
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We didn't stay here for long, really just made a quick stop during our Ocean Drive tour. That being said, it is a beautiful spot to sit and view the ocean for a while. You really are out on a point, so you can see...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CraigCorb
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We parked and walked all around. There's trails in the back and a old look out tower. A Portugese sculpture at the point which is very interesting. I recommend parking and spending a few hours here on a nice day.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Arnie S
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September 20, 2018|
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Response from Vivian V |
It is always open. Free. Just park and enjoy the ocean or fly kites. beautiful scenery. Take a beach chair if you want to sit by the ocean. Enjoy!!
Marie L
August 12, 2018|
Response from Ussubforce | Reviewed this property |
No. The park is free. If you are coming from the West of Newport, the bridge has a toll.
June 22, 2018|
Response from Cynthia F |
No “Open air fire” means any fire in the outdoors or in a structure not completely enclosed by walls and a roof, including charcoal grills and gas stoves.