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Roger W. Wheeler State Beach

100 Sand Hill Cove Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5714
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Great beach for families

Well kept beach, lifeguards, and pavilion with food, restrooms, and showers. There is a playground... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tupprnan
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Lincoln, Rhode Island
Not Our Favorite Beach In Rhode Island.

We drove up the coast visiting a lot of New England beaches, parks, and lighthouses. This was a... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
FromSea2ShiningC
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Mansfield, Ohio
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Named for the developer of the state life-saving system, this beach features a new bathhouse and playground.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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100 Sand Hill Cove Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5714
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"small playground"
in 8 reviews
"state beach"
in 18 reviews
"plenty of parking"
in 16 reviews
"snack bar"
in 17 reviews
"small waves"
in 7 reviews
"minimal waves"
in 2 reviews
"playground for kids"
in 2 reviews
"family style"
in 2 reviews
"life guards"
in 6 reviews
"nice family"
in 2 reviews
"pounding surf"
in 2 reviews
"changing rooms"
in 5 reviews
"non residents"
in 5 reviews
"nice facilities"
in 3 reviews
"changing area"
in 2 reviews
"families with small children"
in 2 reviews
"parking fee"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well kept beach, lifeguards, and pavilion with food, restrooms, and showers. There is a playground for kids.

Thank tupprnan
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We drove up the coast visiting a lot of New England beaches, parks, and lighthouses. This was a decent beach, but not one of our favorites in Rhode Island.

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

well have to say this beach has it all plenty of parking sea side food was good and plenty of room for all even on a fairly busy day recommend fully

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We came to Narragansett to celebrate our 30th Anniversary and rented a house for the whole family to join us. We were glad to be walking distance to this beach. Equipped with a small playground, this beach was perfect for our 3 year old twin...More

Thank YankeeJeff
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the beach on August of 2017. We have a 2.5 and 5.5 year old girls. We all enjoyed the beach and the playground designed for small children. We would like to point out that the overwhelming majority of the people on the beach...More

Thank Kostas R
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Like most Rhode Island beaches this one is narrow and packs them in on weekends in the summer. There are plenty of facilities for kids including a playground and snack bar. The beach is so well protected by jetties and a breakwater that little kids...More

Thank Glenn D
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

It is a family friendly beach beautiful for little ones. No big waves, fine sand and plenty of beach amenities.

Thank MrAllan54
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Nice family beach. Clean with plenty of life guards. Small waves so the water isn't so rough for the little ones. Definately a must see beach if you have small children.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

If you travel to Narragansett, Roger Wheeler Beach is a great choice over Scarborough Beach even though there is a small entry fee (RI residents $6 & non-residents $12).

Thank jejri418
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Very clean, beautiful beach with minimal waves, very good snack bar, restrooms,and showers. Lifeguards on duty and playground. Even an area with fish tanks and coloring under cover in the shade for the little ones. Not a beach for couples or teens. Nice beach to...More

Thank lljjbb
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Terri-Cruise
24 January 2018|
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Response from Glenn D | Reviewed this property |
Point Judith Lighthouse is even better.
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Kara C
23 August 2017|
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Response from Janis G | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any but at this time of year could go to store and buy at end of season prices
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my2greywolves
30 July 2017|
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Response from Janis G | Reviewed this property |
No, not the place for dogs.
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