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Colt State Park

114 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2048
+1 401-253-7482
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Beautiful Views

Wonderful walking and biking paths along the waterfront. Plenty of picnic sites. Lots of parking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Natick, Massachusetts
Nice Beach and Picnic Area

The beach itself does have life guards. This beach is also very rock and has very limited sand. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fabiola M
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“bike path” (29 reviews)
114 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-2048
+1 401-253-7482
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful walking and biking paths along the waterfront. Plenty of picnic sites. Lots of parking places.

Thank KL2468
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach itself does have life guards. This beach is also very rock and has very limited sand. It is mostly made of Sea Shells. There is a playground close to the beach, a snack shack, a volley ball court and picnic tables under a...More

Thank Fabiola M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a "drive thru", Having not been here previously it was a very rewarding experience to have visited. There are many walking/biking paths. Lots of places to pull over to the water's edge and enjoy the view, the breeze, the days sunshine; or to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great park for walking, biking or just relaxing while taking in the ocean view as well for a party, picnic or BBQ.

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled ion this during a visit to Bristol. Bicycle rentals, picnic areas, clean public restrooms and free parking. All along the water.

Thank Maureen O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice, small beach with grassy area and picnic tables. Ideal for relaxing, reading, and enjoying the water.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A drive through this park is so rewarding. We sat on benches viewing the ocean. There is a walking path overlooking the water and many many picnic spots to enjoy a nice lunch or snack. It's a great way to spend an hour or a...More

Thank nanaklw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting after Labour Day to find plenty of parking spots, picnic tables, and clean washrooms. Great biking and walking trails. Great views of Narragansett Bay.

Thank DT-PEI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would have enjoyed it more if the weather was nicer - but a great place to take a picnic lunch and enjoy some pretty views.

Thank DebEM2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

That Colt State Park is now a public park that welcomes all visitors to Samuel Colt's palatial historic farmstead of hundreds of rolling acres of lawn with miles of bike paths and walking trails, a public beach, and boat launch is a revelation. Unlike Newport,...More

Thank Joseph I
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26 September 2017|
Response from Joseph I | Reviewed this property |
Operational Times: Park: Open year round - Sunrise to Sunset Office Hours: [winter] 8:00 - 3:30 [summer] 8:30 - 4:00 Contact Information: Colt State Park [401] 253-7482 [401] 253-6766 [Fax]
23 July 2017|
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Response from Kevin J |
Yes its a state park. As Long as You Follow all laws and regulations leash law and pick up the Dookie
23 July 2017|
Response from CathyHatfield | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is pet friendly, dogs on leash of course, and please pick up !