Trash Delay & Holiday Hours

The Waste Management Transfer Station will be closed onThursday, November 26th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Trash and recycling collections will be delayed one day for Thursday and Friday collections only. For the full 2020 Yard Waste and Holiday calendar, see below link. All City of Newport offices will be closed.

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Contact Us

Brigid Lynch Rubin 
Senior Principal Clerk 
(401) 845-5804

Scott Wheeler,
Buildings & Grounds Supervisor
Tree Warden
(401) 845-5802

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Contact Us

Brigid Lynch Rubin 
Senior Principal Clerk 
(401) 845-5804

Scott Wheeler,
Buildings & Grounds Supervisor
Tree Warden
(401) 845-5802

»

Trees, Parks & Open Space

We work with a variety of partners to create and maintain clean, green, safe, and accessible open space for Newport residents and visitors alike. Our team is responsible for maintaining the City's parks, playgrounds and athletic fields, historic cemeteries, and urban wilds. We're also responsible for maintaining the impressive array of specimen and native trees that make up Newport's Arboretum.

Newport Outdoors! App

Download the official Newport Outdoors! app courtesty of the City's Parks & Open Space Commission

Cliff Walk

Explore one of Rhode Island's most popular attractions: Newport's famed coastal Cliff Walk

Tree Programs

Learn more about Newport's urban arboretum and find out about how we're planting the seeds for future generations

Our Vision for Newport's Open Spaces

Learn about our vision for Newport's open spaces, as adopted in the landmark Newport Tree, Park, and Open Space Master Plan

Get Outdoors!

Take in the View from the Cliff Walk

Explore one of Newport's most scenic natural resources

Enjoy Easton's Beach

Take a day to relax at Newport's popular Ocean facing beach

Explore our Historic Cemeteries

Explore one of Newport's most scenic natural resources

Pet Friendly Newport

Learn about how we're working to make Newport safe and welcoming for our pets

Get out and Play

Sign up for one of our youth or adult Recreation programs

Take to the Water

Learn more about Newport Harbor via the Harbormaster's Office

Dispatches from the Field

Cliff Walk Named

Cliff Walk Named "Best of Rhode Island"

NEWPORT -- Newport’s world-famous Cliff Walk, the most popular tourist attraction in Rhode Island, was recently recognized by Rhode Island Magazine as the “Best Hike in Rhode Island” and “The Best Free Activity in Newport County.”

The Cliff Walk Commission, which oversees the 3.5-mile coastal trail, accepted the award on behalf of the many partners who have devoted their time and talent to caring for the popular attraction. “This is a true honor,” said Cliff Walk Commission Chairman Peter Janaros in offering thanks to all of the volunteers and City staff who care for the Walk throughout the year.

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Improvements Coming to Storer Park!

Improvements Coming to Storer Park!

NEWPORT -- Faced with the prospect of rising tides and heightened storm surge, we're proud to be investing in infrastructure improvements designed to enhance our coastal resilience.

On Tuesday, April 9th, representatives from the City's Department of Utilities held a public informational meeting to discuss one such project: the installation of a tidal gate in Storer Park.

 

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