Fresh Water Beaches in Rhode Island
Briar Point Avenue (off of Arnold Road) Coventry, RI Phone: 401-822-9107
Town-operated freshwater beach
Amenities: Picnic sites, playground, restrooms.
Season/Hours: Summer, dawn – dusk
Fees: Non-resident, $10
2 Manchester Print Works Road Lincoln, RI, 02865 Phone: 401-723-7892
Inland park with freshwater swimming, boating, trails, horseback riding
See full description of Lincoln Woods State Park
50 Old Hillside Drive Glendale, RI, 02826 Phone: 401-568-9474
Inland freshwater lake/beach
Amenities: Canoe and paddleboat rentals, volleyball court, food and drink, paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, entertainment, arcade, restrooms, shower, picnic site.
Season/Hours: July 1 - 31, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; August 1 - Labor Day, 10 a.m. - dusk
Fees: Non-Resident, $3
Governor John Notte Memorial Park
1801 Douglas Avenue North Providence, RI, 02904 Phone: 401-349-5625
Amenities: Paddleboat rentals, ample parking, tennis courts, ball field, swings for children, picnic site.
Season/Hours: Summer; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fees: Non-resident, $6; $15 per carload.
151 Pulaski Road Glocester, RI, 02814 Phone: 401-568-2085
Amenities: Picnic site, restrooms, hiking trails.
Season/Hours: Late May – Labor Day; dawn – dusk
Fees: State fees apply (see top of page).
2185 Putnam Pike Chepachet, RI, 02814 Phone: 401-568-2013
Route 1A just off Route 1 Charlestown, RI Phone: 401-364-1222
Pond swimming, fishing; playground, fields, nature center, Frisbee golf
See full description of Ninigret Park