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BEAVERTAIL STATE PARK

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LOCATION - From Rhode Island 1 south, take Rhode Island 138 east to North Road. The park is on Beavertail Road in Jamestown.

 

ACTIVITIES - Visit the granite tower, north of the site for the original lighthouse erected in 1749. From this point, you get a spectacular vista of Rhode Island's Atlantic coastline. Naturalists are on duty from the end of June through the end of August and offer lectures and tours. For information, call 401-423-9920. Tour the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum located in the Assistant Keeper's House, open mid-June through Labor Day on Wednesday-Sunday from 9:00-5:00. For information, call 401-423-9941. Go fishing and hiking.

To see historic Jamestown Windmill, circa 1787, follow North Road off Rhode Island 138. Recently restored, it's open mid-June through September weekends from 1:00-4:00 and by appointment. Call 401-423-1798.

Drive up Prospect Hill off Beavertail Road to reach the island's second highest point and a Revolutionary earthworks battery.

 

INFORMATION

Beavertail State Park

do Goddard Memorial State Park

Ives Road

Warwick, Rhode Island 02818

401-423-9941 (seasonal)

Beavertail State Park on the map.  How to get there and what to see in the Beavertail State Park, Rhode Island. Description of the attractions of the Beavertail State Park

Beavertail State Park on the map.  How to get there and what to see in the Beavertail State Park, Rhode Island. Description of the attractions of the Beavertail State Park