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Learn more about operational changes and safety guidelines at our beautiful state parks, beaches, and campgrounds.

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Operational Updates

Current Operations

State beaches: All state beaches are following regular off-season operations.

For information on the East Beach Sand Trail in Charlestown, including pricing, equipment requirements, and other regulations regarding barrier beach permits, visit the CRMC website.

State parks: All state parks are open and operating under regular operations.

State campgrounds: All state campgrounds, except George Washington State Campground, are open and following regular in-season operations. Book your 2024 season stay here.

Golf: The Goddard Memorial Golf Course is closed for the season.

RI Naturalist Program: The Beavertail Aquarium is closed for the season.

If you have a specific question/concern, please contact us at DEM.RIparks@dem.ri.gov.

Outdoor Safety Tips

Rhode Island's network of state parks, beaches, and campgrounds welcome close to 9 million visitors each year. Are you planning a visit? Knowing these safety tips will help you have a safe, fun, and relaxing time.


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