Newport offers many locations for shellfishing adventure
Bristol Shellfishing & Clamming
End of Fales Road
An extension of the west end of Fales Road, off Hope Street (Route 114), this right-of-way is a concrete ramp leading down to a cobble beach on Narragansett Bay. It is popular for shellfishing
Potters Cove/ Taylor Point
16 East Shore Road
A long narrow beach hugging Potter Cove can be reached by stairs descending from the parking lot. Clamming and fishing are popular activities here.
Off Seapowet Avenue
Located off Seapowet Avenue, this refuge area includes a variety of coastal habitats.There is a parking area along a cobble beach north of the bridge over the Seapowet River and walking or driving access to Seapowet Point. There is a marsh on the point, popular for shellfishing. There is also a small gravel boat launch ramp south of the bridge that provides access to an extensive salt marsh and tidal creek area.