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Roger W. Wheeler State Beach

100 Sand Hill Cove Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5714
+1 401-789-3563
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Nice broad beach

Nice beach with soft sands (unfortunately there were some not small rocks. Plenty of parking. Do... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RajanJamuna
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
We here every now and then during the summer.

We much prefer Narragansett Town Beach, but every once in a while, we mix it up and head down here... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DaveEB310
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Rhode Island
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Named for the developer of the state life-saving system, this beach features a new bathhouse and playground.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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100 Sand Hill Cove Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5714
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+1 401-789-3563
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice beach with soft sands (unfortunately there were some not small rocks. Plenty of parking. Do not know if there are other facilities. We were living close by and did not need them.

Thank RajanJamuna
Reviewed 3 days ago

We much prefer Narragansett Town Beach, but every once in a while, we mix it up and head down here for an evening (it's within 10 minutes of our home). We always go evening after the crowds have left. Relaxing and calming. A nice change...More

Thank DaveEB310
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This beach is sometimes referred to as , "Baby Beach" because the waves are so gentle. They also have a great play area with swings, etc. for the young ones. There are really nice facilities. And there is a snack bar as well! I would...More

Thank michelewave04
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favorite beach in RI. Smaller waves good for the kids. Nice bathhouse and food concession. Nice family beach. Parking is a little high for out of staters.

Thank RayV555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Near Galilee, this beach is for families with small kids. It sits inside the protective waters of the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge. The waves are small. Once this was the playground for the rich (before the rich discovered Newport), you have hotels, restaurants. I...More

Thank 387indy
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Have gone to this beach for centuries. Had a summer home here when we were kids. So my memories by my connections to this beach. It has to be the safest beach on the east coast for kids. Long jetties protect it from huge waves...More

Thank spednewengland
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My first time here was in August of 2016 and I would totally return. There was plenty of parking and plenty of places to park yourself in the sun and sand for the day.

2  Thank gordon fan
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is a beautiful beach especially for families with kids. Some waves but not enough to to have to worry about the kids. Nice facilities. Always a great fun day with the family. Bring sunscreen no areas of shade.

1  Thank sueray8
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This Beach is Easy to get to. Parking Fee: $12-$14. They will accept credit cards. Great restroom facilities and food concession. Ramps from parking lot to beach for handicap and beach buggy carriages. The beach is amazingly clean and sand is silky soft. Plenty of...More

1  Thank Arthur G
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a great beach if you don't like big waves. Plenty of parking and well groomed sand. Great views at the end of the day with the setting sun! If your not sure what beach to visit in South County try this one -...More

2  Thank cpzamboni
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Donna C
how much to park the car and entrance
8 July 2016|
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Response from Luvamoose67 | Reviewed this property |
As of July 1, 2016 there was a significant reduction in prices. Entry to the beach is free, parking costs: Weekdays: Resident $6/Non-Resident $12 Weekends: Resident $7/Non-Resident $14 Season Pass: Resident... More
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Destcotto
How much to park and do you have to pay to get into th e beach also or just parking?
31 May 2016|
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Response from Luvamoose67 | Reviewed this property |
As of July 1, 2016 there was a significant reduction in prices. Entry to the beach is free, parking costs: Weekdays: Resident $6/Non-Resident $12 Weekends: Resident $7/Non-Resident $14 Season Pass: Resident... More
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kathynow45
charge to park daily
30 May 2016|
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Response from Luvamoose67 | Reviewed this property |
As of July 1, 2016 there was a significant reduction in prices. Entry to the beach is free, parking costs: Weekdays: Resident $6/Non-Resident $12 Weekends: Resident $7/Non-Resident $14 Season Pass: Resident... More
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