Accessible Recreation  
Accessible State Parks

The Rhode Island Division of Parks and Recreation operates 16 state parks and 10 state beaches. These state facilities provide accessible parking spaces, restrooms and ramped Building entrances and accessible picnic sites and tables. Colt state Park in Bristol and Haines State Park in Barrington have accessible boat ramps. Surf wheelchairs are available at 10 state beaches on a first come, first serve basis. Self propelled all terrain handicap surf chairs are available at Scarborough, Roger Wheeler and Misquamicut Beaches. A recreational hand cycle is available at Colt State park for use in the park and on the East Bay Bike path. Access to state-operated beaches is free for some people with disabilities. For further information contact:

RI Division of Parks and Recreation
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Fee System: Under the existing fee system at R.I. State Beaches and Goddard Park golf course, you must obtain an Annual ID or Lifetime ID prior to the fee exemption.

Obtaining A Seasonal Picture ID:

Any disabled individual who provides proof of disability according to the RI Law 32-1-17 is entitled to entrance free of charge to all RI State Salt Water Beaches and the golf course at Goddard Park. Prior to the fee exemption, a seasonal Disability Picture ID must be obtained from the Parks Divisions' Johnston Office located at 2321 Hartford Avenue, Johnston, RI.

Please call DEM's Division of Parks and Recreation at 401-222-2632 prior to visiting our office for the proper documentation required for the ID.

Rhode Island Accessible State Parks Listing:

• Beavertail State Park Location: Beavertail Road, Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835 Seasonal Phone: 401-423-9941, Year Round Phone: 401-884-2010

• Brenton Point State Park Location: Ocean Drive, Newport, Rhode Island, 02840 Seasonal Phone: 401-849-4562

• Burlingame State Park – Campground Location: Route 1, Charlestown, Rhode Island 02813 Check Station Phone: 401-322-7337, 401-322-7994

• Burlingame State Park Location: Sanctuary RD. (Route 1), Charlestown, Rhode Island 02813 Seasonal Phone: 401-364-8910, Year Round Phone: 401-322-8910

• Charlestown Breachway Location: Charlestown, Rhode Island, 02813 Seasonal Phone: 401-364-7000, Year Round Phone: 401-322-8910

• Colt State Park Location: Route 114, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809 Phone: 401-253-7482

• East Beach – Camp Area Location: (Ninigret Conservation Area) Off East Beach Road, Charlestown Rhode Island 02813 Seasonal Phone: 401-322-0450, Year Round Phone: 401-322-8910

• Fishermen’s Memorial State Park & Campground Location: Route 108, 1011 Point Judith Road, Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882 Phone: 401-789-8374

• Fort Adams State Park Location: Harrison Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840 Phone: 401-847-2400

• Fort Wetherill State Park Location: Fort Wetherill Road, Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835 Phone: 401-423-1771

• Goddard Memorial State Park Location: 345 Ives Road, Warwick, Rhode Island 02818 Phone: 401-884-2010

• Haines Memorial State Park Location: Rte. 103, East Providence, Rhode Island 02901 Phone: 401-253-7482

• Lincoln Woods State Park Location: 2 Manchester Print Works Road, Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865 Phone: (401) 723-7892

• Snake Den Park Location: Hartford Avenue, Johnston, Rhode Island 02919 Phone: 401-222-2632

• World War II Memorial State Park Location: Social Street, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, 02895 Seasonal Phone: 401-762-9717, Year Round Phone: 401-723-

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