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Beautiful Cove

Fort Weatherill is home to a beautiful cove that looks out onto the ocean. To access it, continue... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2016
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Scuba Diving

Great place to go fishing. Spearfishing. Photos of the surrounding area. Exploring the old... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2016
Newport, Rhode Island
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Aug 28, 2018
“Nice views but not a destination”
Nov 27, 2016
“Beautiful Cove”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

We dropped by on our way to visit the Beavertail Lighthouse. There are two parts to this “fort” so if you go, make sure to visit both sides. There are some good photo ops for those that like to take pictures. The weather was beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2016

Fort Weatherill is home to a beautiful cove that looks out onto the ocean. To access it, continue past the main entrance to the fort (where the sign is) and you'll reach a second parking lot. The cove has crystal clear water and you can...More

Date of experience: November 2016
4  Thank KSummerly
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Great place to go fishing. Spearfishing. Photos of the surrounding area. Exploring the old Fort. Good place to walk around and enjoy the views and water with the ships pasting by. Stay for a sunrise or sunset

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 171thomasf
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Fort Wetherill was a disappointment from the beginning. There is so much trash left behind by other inconsiderate people who visit. It is a state run park and there are no trash receptacles. There are also fish hooks and broken bottles all over the rocks....More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Sunapeeskibum
Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful park you dont want to miss! Beautiful rocky cliffs over the water below, you can watch the boats floating by. Beautiful photography area- and even some old abandoned bunkers for the adventure keen souls!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Hgtravl
Reviewed November 13, 2015

Nice place to spend the day watching the boats sail by. I like to bring a chair and a picnic lunch. Usually not crowded as it is kind of off the beaten trail.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank sailorlady12
Reviewed October 23, 2015

Way bigger than I had expected. Huge military ruins and great trails for wondering around the old fortifications. Get towards the bay and see amazing views.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank captcap
Reviewed September 6, 2015

This location is a well kept secret. It has stunning ocean views with very little walking involved. You can watch the scuba divers go in and out. If you are a little more adventurous you can hike down the paths to the beaches. Absolutely beautiful...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank CJJones2014
Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great walking. You can see the remnants of the old fort and some amazing views of the surrounding area.

Date of experience: July 2015
Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

This place is amazing. So much fun I can stay there for hours. And I did the first time i went. So many adventurous hiding places or get your adrenaline going by walking through an old tunnel. (Bring a flash light!). The views from the...More

1  Thank Kirstink3
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