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Roger W. Wheeler State Beach

100 Sand Hill Cove Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5714
+1 401-789-3563
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came here due to salty brine beach parking being full

well have to say this beach has it all plenty of parking sea side food was good and... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Natick, Massachusetts
Great Beach for Families

We came to Narragansett to celebrate our 30th Anniversary and rented a house for the whole family... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
East Meadow, New York
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Named for the developer of the state life-saving system, this beach features a new bathhouse and playground.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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100 Sand Hill Cove Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5714
+1 401-789-3563
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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

Thank canyonratphoto
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
Reviewed 25 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
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
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
Reviewed 11 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.

Thank Fourdogs1
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
Reviewed 10 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
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This place is great! Awesome spot for families and for smaller kids. The waves here are small to non-existent.

1  Thank Scott D
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Really nice, long sandy beach. Lots of people here on our Friday trip but had plenty of room to enjoy our visit. Plenty of parking in the well run State Park beach parking lot. Parking fee was $6 residents/ $12 non-residents, which is reasonable. The...More

Thank jajtrip
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Kara C
23 August 2017|
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Response from spednewengland | 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
30 July 2017|
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Response from spednewengland | Reviewed this property |
No, not the place for dogs.
Donna C
7 July 2016|
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Response from Luvamoose67 | Reviewed this property |
As of July 1, 2016 there was a significant reduction in prices. Entry to the beach is free, parking costs: Weekdays: Resident $6/Non-Resident $12 Weekends: Resident $7/Non-Resident $14 Season Pass: Resident... More