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Charlestown Town Beach

557 Charlestown Beach Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1917
+1 401-364-1222
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A classic RI beach

We have a summer house in Charlestown, so have been coming to this beach for years. Nice sand... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Wonderful stretch of beach

It is always nice here but out of season one can have it to yourself. It is not always flat, mostly... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Francis T
Charlestown, United States
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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557 Charlestown Beach Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1917
+1 401-364-1222
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have a summer house in Charlestown, so have been coming to this beach for years. Nice sand, lifeguards during the summer, and changing/restrooms nearby. Parking is high for daily parking ($20-25), and the lot often fills up by late morning, so try to arrive...More

Thank michaelkU4551EN
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It is always nice here but out of season one can have it to yourself. It is not always flat, mostly sandy. There are toilets nearby but closed out of season. Handicapped wheelchair available. Parking fee. In winter eiders and other seabirds congregate off the...More

Thank Francis T
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Went off season just to walk, just spectacular and you can go for miles. Water was rough, so not good for weak swimmers.

Thank miherter
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Have been going to this beach for at least 25 years. Never payed for parking, always went later in the day when everyone was leaving. Very long beach, is stony in the surf.

Thank maxine4975
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Charlestown town beach is another fine example of nature at its best. The beach goes for miles and is a big attraction for families and couples alike. The surrounding are clean and the bath house well taken care of. We would rate this beach in...More

Thank kdhill84
Reviewed 13 September 2017

they don't rake it like the state beaches, so it is stony but free, it is a huge beach, with a pier on one end. it is still a beautiful beach

Thank heracr
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This beach gets crazy in the summer, so go in the off season and enjoy the long stretch of sand. The surf here is not the best, with waves breaking right at the shore. East Matunuck or Narragansett Town beaches are where it's at for...More

Thank genevaRhodeIsland
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The beach is beautiful, with nice sand and not too long a distance to the shoreline. However, the walk from the parking lot to the beach is quite long, especially if lugging chairs, coolers and umbrellas. If you do not have a town pass, parking...More

Thank RetiredTraveler2013
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting this area for almost 20 years. The beaches in the area are without question some of the best in RI. Area is beautiful with awesome New England landscapes. Quaint town with small stores is really nice and a throw back to...More

1  Thank Runnernhhs1986
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The walk from the parking lot to the beach was a little long and sucked with chairs and a cooler, so plan accordingly, but it was a nice beach day for sure

Thank Kendra C
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Brittany C
18 August 2015|
Response from MonRee | Reviewed this property |
The choice between Charlestown and Misquamicut depends on amenities you seek. We didn't see any "bars" in walking distance to Charlestown Beach whereas in Misquamicut there are. I would recommend Charlestown Beach over... More