50 Old Hillside DriveGlendale, RI, 02826Phone: 401-568-9474
Inland freshwater lake/beach
Recreational facility with 750 feet of beach front. Spring Lake has a children’s water slide and swim dock. Lifeguard on duty daily. Amenities: Canoe and paddleboat rentals, volleyball court, food and drink, paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, entertainment, arcade, restrooms, shower, picnic site. Season/Hours: 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. (through 8/27) or 6 p.m. (until 9/4) Fees: Residents, $5; non-residents, $8
Located off Route 44, just east of the Rhode Island/Connecticut state line, the Casimir Pulaski Memorial Recreation Area is part of Rhode Island’s George Washington Recreation Area. Swimming and fishing in Peck Pond. Amenities: Picnic site, restrooms, hiking trails. Season/Hours: Late May – Labor Day; dawn – dusk
1801 Douglas AvenueNorth Providence, RI, 02904Phone: 401-349-5625
A freshwater beach on West River, full recreational facilities, and a peaceful waterfall. Lifeguards on duty daily starting July 1.
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, $10; $40 per carload