Newport has plenty of boat ramps for motor boating and paddling

Fort Wetherill Road Jamestown, RI Phone: 401-423-1771

Great views of Newport; good for scuba diving, boating, fishing, hiking

A boat ramp is located at the southeast end of Ocean Street, off Walcott Avenue (Route 138). It is a linked concrete plank for car-top vessels only. It is handicapped accessible, and chemical toilets are available. See full description of Fort Wetherill State Park.

off Old Stafford Road Tiverton, RI Phone:

There is a cement plank boat ramp and a gravel parking lot at the put-in. For boats launched from the state boat ramp the motor must be under 10hp (or electric). (This pond is stocked with trout several times a year.)

off Burma Road Portsmouth, RI Phone:

One mile south of Stringham Road and south of Melville complex. Concrete ramp is handicap accesssible. Plenty of vehicle and trailer parking. Four feet reported at mean low water.

Ocean Drive Newport, RI Phone: 401-847-2400

Historic fort property hosts picnics, swimming, fishing, historic reenactments, sailing

Boat launch at this park is located off Harriston Avenue. Concrete slabs. Fishing piers. Handicap access. See full description of Fort Adams State Park.