A rustic cabin with a small window and porch near a circular rock campfire and picnic table among the tall trees and green brush at Burlingame State Campground

Photo: Burlingame State Campground. S. Petrarca
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It's the best time of year to camp at an RI state campground! Fun and affordable, you can choose from campsites tucked into the woods or just a stone’s throw from the shore.

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Illustration of two hikers walking through a forested path with backpacks and the words "Fight the Bite" with a tick and mosquito nearby


The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recently issued an announcement that Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) is likely present in mosquitoes statewide. The most important precaution is to protect you and your family from being bitten by mosquitoes!

Due to the elevated mosquito-borne disease risk, George Washington State Campground and other recreational areas in Glocester are temporarily closed.

Bites from mosquitoes and ticks can make you sick! You can Fight the Bite and learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones from ticks and mosquitoes.

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People lounging on beach blankets and chairs as lifeguards watch the water; A typical summer day at Salty Brine State Beach in Narragansett

Thank you for another fantastic beach season!

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The DEM Division of Parks manages over 8,200 acres of land, including parks, beaches, campgrounds, bike paths, historic sites, picnic areas, trails, athletic fields, dams, fishing access, and boat ramps.