The Waste Management Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. As a result there is a one-day collection delay for all trash and recycling. All City of Newport offices will be closed. Please plan your visits accordingly
The northern home of the Newport Little League, the park includes a baseball field, T-ball field, concession stand and restrooms.
Amenities: Baseball, Concession, Restroom
Located adjacent to the Maritime Center with its services for transient boaters, it is a popular location for visiting boaters.
Amenities: Beach, Dock, Information, Laundry, Restroom, Showers
The grounds of the former Edward King estate make up Aquidneck Park and acts as a campus for the Senior Center, Public Library and Martin Recreation Center. The park includes lighted tennis courts, a playground and a large lawn for play, but is also popular for more passive activities such as sunbathing or reading a book.
Amenities: Historic Structure, Playfield, Playground, Sledding, Tennis
Located at the southern end of the Cliff Walk, is the public portion of Bailey’s Beach, known by locals as Rejects Beach. The beach has limited parking and amenities but is much loved for its natural scenery.
This 13 acre park was created in 1990, donated to the City by Carol Ballard. Thanks to the stewardship of the Friends of Ballard Park, this former quarry site is home to many public events, including, movies, concerts and winter illuminated garden. The park is a popular place for hikes and dog walking.
Amenities: Bird Watching, Trails
Located in the Point District Neighborhood, Battery Park was created from “Fort Greene,” a former military battery from the War of 1812. A small, waterfront park, overlooking the Newport Bridge the park is perfect for picnics, sunset strolls and taking in views of the harbor.
Amenities: Benches, Historic Structure
Donated in memory of a fallen Vietnam Soldier, Braga Park includes basketball courts, a playground, a picnic area, a soccer field, a softball field, and is the access point for the Easton’s Pond rim trail.
Amenities: Basketball, Concession, Picnic Tables & Grills, Playground, Restroom, Soccer, Softball
15 Ft W of Farewell St
Brenton Point State Park offers its visitors a spectacular view on the East Coast. The park is located at the point of land where Narragansett Bay meets the Atlantic, midway along Ocean Drive. Visitors can enjoy picnicking, hiking, fishing, and taking in the majestic views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Amenities: Bird Watching, Fishing, Information, Kite Flying, Restroom, Trails
This historic wooden stadium located in the heart of downtown Newport is home to multiple leagues including the popular collegiate league’s Newport Gulls. With references dating back as far as 1893, Cardines Field is considered one of the oldest ball parks in the country.
A local play area near the Point section of Newport, RI.
The world famous 3.5 mile coastal trail is the most visited tourist location in Rhode Island. Designated as a National Recreation Trail it offers unmatched scenic beauty and views of the gilded age mansions that line the walk.
Amenities: Bird Watching, Fishing, Restroom, Trails
Golden Hill St
Coddington burial ground is the oldest cemetery in Newport and includes more Colonial Governors than any other cemetery in the state, including one of Newport’s founders William Coddington.
The grounds of the former Coggeshall School is our newest park which includes a playground and a popular neighborhood play field.
Amenities: Basketball, Playfield, Playground
Established in 1640 this historic cemetery is thought to include the largest number of colonial era headstones in a single cemetery. The section known as “God’s Little Acre” has been recognized as having the oldest and largest surviving collection of markers of enslaved and free Africans.
Easton’s Beach, located on Memorial Boulevard at the start of the Cliff Walk, is a 3/4 mile long surf beach with a board walk, historic carousel, playground, store, and a concession stand famous for its twin lobster rolls. The ballroom with views of Easton’s Bay and Easton’s Pond is a popular wedding venue. Located on the first floor is Save the Bay’s exploration center aquarium.
Amenities: Beach, Concession, Gazebo, Merry Go Round, Picnic Tables & Grills, Playground, Restroom, Shelter, Showers, Skateboarding
Located adjacent to the MLK Center is a playground, chess tables, a basketball court and a paved free play area.
Amenities: Basketball, Chess Tables, Playground, Skateboarding
A popular downtown location for boat launching and a favorite neighborhood swimming spot.
Amenities: Boat Ramp, Dock, Fishing, Swimming
Rhode Island state park located at the mouth of Newport Harbor, offering panoramic views of the harbor and Narragansett Bay.
Amenities: Beach, Bird Watching, Boat Ramp, Fishing, Historic Structure, Information, Picnic Tables & Grills, Restroom, Rugby, Showers, Soccer, Trails
Lincoln Rd, Ft Adams Park
This WPA era stadium was the original home of the Newport Folk Festival, is a multi use recreational facility with softball fields, the Toppa Football Field, and a playground.
Amenities: Basketball, Football, Playground, Soccer, Softball
This is a multi use park with a playground, softball field, tennis courts and very soon the City’s first pickle ball courts
Amenities: Basketball, Picnic Tables & Grills, Playground, Soccer, Softball, Tennis
Dr Marcus Wheatland Blvd
End of Wilbur Ave.
Located at the southern end of the Newport Harbor Walk, this is one of our most picturesque parks, perfect for baseball, swimming, summer concert, weddings and sunset walks on the Harbor Walk. Restrooms open seasonally.
Amenities: Baseball, Beach, Boat Ramp, Concession, Gazebo, Harborwalk, Picnic Tables & Grills, Playground
This is a small neighborhood playground with swings, slides, and a tire swing.
This center houses the Recreation Division offices, a community room and a large gymnasium popular for a wide array of sports and activities.
Amenities: Basketball, Volleyball
Established as a WW1 memorial park, this park includes Miantonomi Hill, the highest point in Newport. The Hill, once the seat of power for the Narragansett Indians, has housed colonial beacons, revolutionary war fortifications, and finally, a 1929 memorial tower designed by Meade, McKim and White. With the assistance of the Aquidneck Island Land Trust, Sunset Hill has been added to the park with its revolutionary war earthen redoubt. The park is popular for birding, dog walking, and large community cookouts.
Amenities: Bird Watching, Historic Structure, Picnic Tables & Grills, Playfield, Playground, Trails, Volleyball
This historic park designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, was donated to the City by Levi Morton, a future Vice President of the United States, who drove one of the first rivets into the Statue of Liberty’s big toe as the Ambassador to France. This picturesque park includes a volley ball court, large picnic area and a popular playground.
Amenities: Picnic Tables & Grills, Playfield, Playground, Sledding, Trails, Volleyball
Located near Rogers High School, Murphy Field is heavily used for high school sports including baseball, softball, football, tennis and basketball. The park also includes a WPA era stone slide and a childrens playground.
Amenities: Baseball, Basketball, Playfield, Playground, Softball, Tennis
The only site approved in the City for off-leash dogs is located on J.T. Connell Highway. It includes a separate enclosure for dogs under 25 lbs.
Amenities: Dog Park
North Cemetery – 15ft W of Farewell St
Perrotti Park with its public docks and Harbor Center, is the center for Maritime transportation in downtown Newport. The Harbor Center offers public restrooms and information on the harbor.
Amenities: Dock, Information, Restroom
Located in Aquidneck Park near the Tennis Hall of Fame,these four courts have recently been upgraded with state-of-the-art LED tennis lights.
This public common located below Trinity Church was established by Doris Duke. A full restoration of the park was completed in 2013 by the Newport Restoration Foundation. The new park was designed by Maya Lin, known best for the Washington Vietnam War Memorial.
Amenities: Historic Structure, WiFi
Athletic facilities include the City’s largest tennis complex, a walking track, and a soccer field. Maintained by the Public Services Department, these facilities are open for public use during non-school hours.
Amenities: Soccer, Tennis, Walking Track
This waterfront park located adjacent to the Goat Island Causeway, is popular for all ages, with basketball courts, fishing, a small beach and a lawn for picnicking.
Amenities: Basketball, Beach, Fishing
A small playground with swings, picnic tables and a high net climber ideal for older children.
Historic Touro Park houses the Old Stone Mill, considered one of the oldest structures in the United States. The origins of the arched stone structure described by Governor Benedict Arnold in his will as “my Old Stone Mill” has been attributed to Vikings, Chinese Explorers, and more.
Amenities: Historic Structure
Located at the western end of VanZandt Avenue, this pier is popular for fishing and swimming.
Amenities: Fishing, Swimming
This park includes tennis courts, restrooms, a baseball field, a playground and a collection of cherry trees donated by City of Newport’s sister City, Shimoda, Japan.
In This Section
Ann Street Pier
Bailey's Beach East
Brenton Point State Park
Clifton Burial Ground
Common Burying Ground
Edward Street Playground
Elm Street Pier
Fort Adams Cemetery
John Clarke Burial Ground
Judge Anthony Wilbur Park
Martin Recreation Center
Newport Dog Park
North Burial Ground
Pop Flack Courts
Queen Anne Square
Rogers High School
Third Street Playgound
Van Zandt Pier
43 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
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