Fort Adams State Park

Fort Adams State Park
Harrison Avenue
Newport, Rhode Island
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Phone: 401-847-2400
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The second largest bastioned fort in the U.S. Key to Narragansett Bay area defenses, 1799 to 1945. Designed to be the most heavily armed fort in America and to garrison 2,400 troops. Three tiers of guns defended Narragansett Bay's East Passage. Situated at the mouth of the Newport Harbor, offers panoramic view of both Newport Harbor and the East Passage of Narragansett Bay. Activities including salt water bathing, fishing, boating, soccer, rugby and picnicking. Fort Adams is perhaps best known for its annual summer concerts when the jazz and folk festivals draw thousands to enjoy the music and beautiful surroundings.

Restrooms Available Pets Allowed No Alcohol Allowed
Listing Category: Listing in Travel Guide, Listing on Web
Region: Newport County
Guide Category: Great Outdoors- Parks
Admission: Free
Parking: Parking free
Restrictions: Alcohol prohibited, Pets allowed on leash
Heritage Federal Registry: National Historic Landmark
Heritage Seasonality: Other
Amenities: Fishing areas, Sports fields
Extras: Boatramp, Fishing, Pets allowed, Restrooms, Showers, Sports and recreation
Seasonality: Other
Hours of Operation:Sunrise to sunset
Seasonality:May 1 - October 31st
Function Space Available:No

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