Beavertail State Park in Jamestown, Rhode Island offers some of the most beautiful vistas along the New England coastline. You can enjoy this pristine landscape from one of four overlooks or walk the rocky coastline, which features excellent saltwater fishing.
Beavertail attracts scientists of all ages for an exploration of its fascinating geology, ecology, and marine life. The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum offers historical information about the property, Narragansett Bay, and the shipping industry that helped shape Rhode Island. It also features a collection of artifacts from the third-oldest lighthouse in North America.
Beavertail State Park Rhode Island
Beavertail Rd, Jamestown, RI 02835, United States
The following activities within the park should be done with utmost caution. Make sure that you have the proper protective gear and equipment necessary to make your adventures safe and accident-free. We advise you to read the TIPS underneath each activity to serve as a guide on what you may need to bring in order to enjoy your stay fully.
There is a campground with both tent sites and RV/trailer sites. A tipi is also available for rental on a first-come, first-served basis. Campground amenities include firewood, water, flush and vault toilets, grills and fire rings, and RV hookups.
Beavertail Trail is a 3.7-kilometer loop trail located near Narragansett, Rhode Island that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.
Picnic tables, fire rings, and grills are available.
Fishing is permitted in the Clark Fork River.
Leave No Trace
Rhode Island State Parks are proud community partners of LEAVE NO TRACE CENTER FOR OUTDOOR ETHICS. Everyone is advised to comply with the following:
PLAN AHEAD AND PREPARE
TRAVEL AND CAMP ON DURABLE SURFACES
DISPOSE OF WASTE PROPERLY
LEAVE WHAT YOU FIND
MINIMIZE CAMPFIRE IMPACTS
BE CONSIDERATE OF OTHER VISITOR
Beavertail State Park is a must-visit state park in Rhode Island. Check out other state parks in Rhode Island here.