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Providence/Warwick features spectacular beaches and ocean views

This historic park’s beach is family-friendly, surrounded by walking trails, and easy to access. The waves are generally calm. This is an excellent facility for the handicapped and those with bikes or strollers because there are benches and a boardwalk extending the length of the beach along Brush Neck Cove.
Amenities: Sports facilities, playground, bicycle trails, dog park, picnic site, shelters, restrooms, snack bar, wheelchair access, trash receptacles.
Season/Hours: Summer, dawn – dusk
Fees: Small admission fee in summer.

Point Avenue Warwick, RI, 02886 Phone: 401-738-2000

This recreation area offers views of scenic Narragansett Bay. The point is a sandy spit jutting out into Narragansett Bay toward Conimicut Lighthouse. On the south side of the point is a sandy beach ideal for sunbathing and swimming. The rotary at the point provides parking close to the beach and there is a ramp for handicap access to the paved walk around the rotary, the beach, and the grassy picnic area. Shellfishing on the point is prohibited due to pollution.
Amenities: Picnic sites, playground, restrooms, boat access, wheelchair access.
Season/Hours: Dawn – dusk

345 Ives Road Warwick, RI, 02818 Phone: 401-884-2010

Bayside park for walking, picnics, games, swimming, horseback riding

This park offers a swimming beach on Greenwich Bay and a public boat launch ramp. Lots of parking is available. See full description of Goddard Memorial State Park.

Oakland Beach Avenue Warwick, RI, 02889 Phone: 401-738-2000

Located at the southern end of Oakland Beach Avenue, off Route 117 East on Greenwich Bay. This wide, sandy beach extends 900 feet along the shore and provides a shallow swimming area. Lifeguards on duty during summer. The shoreline is designed to contain sand and prevent erosion. Visitors can walk the rocky shoreline, fish, or swim.
Amenities: Picnic site, trash receptacles, wheelchair-accessible dock, boat ramps on Bay Avenue, ball field, snack bar, restrooms.
Season/Hours: Summer, dawn – dusk
Fees: Small parking and admission fees.