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Dutch Island

Narragansett Bay, Jamestown, RI
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There are plenty of old forts and military facilities on nearby islands, but if you want to go, a little advice

So if you are going on Dutch Island in the summer be prepared for deer ticks (the annoying ones not... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2015
Ron C
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Newport RI
Kayak to the lighthouse!

If you like to kayak and are looking fir some gentle, open waters, head to Fort Getty in Jamestown... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2014
StarrFamilyJamestown
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22 Jul 2015
“There are plenty of old forts and military facilities on nearby islands, but if you want to go, a little advice”
13 Aug 2014
“Kayak to the lighthouse!”
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Narragansett Bay, Jamestown, RI
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

So if you are going on Dutch Island in the summer be prepared for deer ticks (the annoying ones not the musically gifted ones) and spend some time working out what you want to see there as it is largely overgrown in the summer. if...More

1  Thank Ron C
Reviewed 13 August 2014

If you like to kayak and are looking fir some gentle, open waters, head to Fort Getty in Jamestown, RI. Easy access to the bay and Sheffield Cove makes this a great place to kayak or SUP with the whole family. My 5 year old...More

2  Thank StarrFamilyJamestown
Reviewed 10 November 2012

The island is closed to the public and carries a fine if caught there. It was closed because of "dangerous conditions posed by open and exposed bunkers and cisterns", many of which are either open or only covered with plywood. It's very difficult for local...More

8  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Dutch Island in the west passage of Narraganset Bay is a step into a forgotten past. Here is where the Dutch traded with the Indians before the Colonies were founded. The island is filled with over grown concrete fortifications dating from the Revolutionary War to...More

7  Thank Frank M
Reviewed 21 December 2008

Dutch Island light is located on Dutch Island, a small island on the west side of Conanicut Island (Jamestown). The lighthouse is 42" feet tall and was built in 1875 and had a 4th order Fresnel lens. The lens was removed years ago and don't...More

4  Thank athelfrith
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