Situated on renowned Ocean Drive in Newport, Brenton Point State Park offers commanding views of Narragansett Bay at its juncture with the Atlantic Ocean. Occupying the former grounds of one of Newport’s grandest estates, the park’s 89-acre site is ideal for picnicking, hiking, bird watching, fishing or enjoying the majestic views of the ocean. It also features the striking Portuguese Discovery Monument, a tribute to navigators.


Brenton Point State Park
Ocean Drive, Newport, RI 02840, United States



Daily: 7 am – 10 pm



Contact Details

Phone: (401) 847-2400

Email: Bruce.Thompson@Dem.Ri.Gov

Official Website: Brenton Point State Park


Area Attractions

Suggested Equipment for Brenton Point State Park:


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.

Activities & Tips


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