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
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.
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.