The rocky shoreline of Fort Wetherill State Park meets the calm waters of Narragansett Bay as a blue sky peeks out behind the clouds on a cold day and tranquil day

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Whether you hit the trails or ice fish, here are a few cold weather safety tips to keep in mind before venturing out on frozen water or snowy trails. Learn more

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Now is the perfect time to buy your 2023 state beach season parking pass.

Photo: Fort Wetherill State Park, Jamestown

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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

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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.