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Fishermen's Memorial State Park & Campground
Ranked #11 of 27 things to do in Narragansett
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

The park is only about 1 mile from Scarborough State Beach and makes an affordable and acceptable base camp for visits here or for a trip to Block Island. This is one of the poorest State Parks we have stayed in. For clarification we stayed in Tent Area 3 which is worse than some other areas in this park. This area has small sites that are close together... the bathroom sites are right at the door... poor souls. Showers and bathhouses are in rough shape. No cooking grates or charcoal grills at the campsites so bring your own if you want to cook.

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Reviewed July 14, 2012

We were quite disappointed in the camping here. The sites, while adequate in size are to close together, affording little privacy. Many of the sites are adjacent to the toilets with no barrier between the site and the bathrooms. There are some sites that have trees and bushes but even those are right next to others and you can hear everything the other people say, we even heard our neighbor snoring. Additionally, there is a fog horn that goes off every couple of minutes throughout much of the night (stops sometime after midnight) making it extra hard to sleep. The bathrooms are adequate and the pay showers are nice and hot. Could not get enough juice from the outlet in the bathroom to operate my airmattress pump which was a bit of a bummer.

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Reviewed July 12, 2012

Drove through to see if I'd want to camp there versus get a hotel. Bathrooms are small, few in number for the number of camp sites, chrome all peeling off faucetts. The plus side is many of the sites have trees and shade. There is no pool, no pond or lake like the camp grounds in NH or Vermont, to get cool in the summer. A tent in the hot summer days and nights would be uncomfortable, the other times of year it could be nice. There is no onsite store but the shopping mall is a few miles north. As I remember the breakfast diner, liquor store and Duncan Donuts were 1 or 2 traffic lights north.
There was no sign as to the cost. The only sign was at the RV waste disposal $50 discharge fee. The location is within a mile or two from restaurants and about 2 miles point Judith beach and about 3 miles to the much larger Scarborough state beaches.

1  Thank JGTravelor
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Reviewed June 26, 2012

...if you can get in. Reservations open up in January (?) and all the best days are usually taken by those in the know within days...the odd spring and fall weekend can sometimes accomodate...

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Reviewed May 9, 2012

My husband & I have tent camped here for the past 3 years. There are also sites for RVs. This is a really nice campsite but you need to book early. The campsites are good sized and landscaped to provide a nice degree of privacy. The sites are woodsy but not overly so. There is plenty of room for 2 tents per site. Campfires are lit on the ground in a firepit surround by stones. Firewood can be purchased at a farm right down the road from the campground. There is no onsight "campstore" but the location of this park provides easy access for all of your needs. This campground is pretty much what you make it....I did not find organized activities there.

The grounds are lovely for walking and biking and all paved. The walk ways vary from pretty level to slightly hilly. There is a play area with swings for kids as well as basketball courts.

They have hot shower facilities in the bathrooms but you have to insert quarters so be sure to bring plenty of change.

The town of Narragansett, Pont Judith and the Block Island Ferry are close by and in Narragansett there is a beach. tThere is no beach at the campsite but clamming is commonplace in the marsh area at the campgrounds at low tide. There are also a couple of pretty good seafood restaurants in Narragansett. George's restaurant is right on the beach and often has live music on their deck. Ilike it there...The food is ok, not the best seafood I've had, but the setting is really nice and very informal.. Parking in the town is tight...so be prepared!

2  Thank Beth H
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