East Beach State Beach

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Coordinates: 41°20′42″N 71°40′56″W / 41.34500°N 71.68222°W / 41.34500; -71.68222
East Beach State Beach
Rhode Island State Park
Country  United States
State  Rhode Island
County Washington
Town Charlestown
Elevation 3 ft (1 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°20′42″N 71°40′56″W / 41.34500°N 71.68222°W / 41.34500; -71.68222 [1]
Area 250 acres (101 ha)
Established 2006
Management Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Division of Parks & Recreation
Location in Rhode Island
Website: East Beach State Beach

East Beach State Beach is a state-operated recreation area in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA, encompassing 3 miles (4.8 km) of oceanfront beach[2] abutting Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge on Quonochontaug Neck, the barrier island separating Block Island Sound and Ninigret Pond.[3] The area offers a small, seasonal campground (20 units), salt-water fishing, ocean swimming, and beach activities.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "East Beach". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "East Beach". State of Rhode Island Division of Parks & Recreation. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ "East Beach History". State of Rhode Island Division of Parks & Recreation. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ "East Beach: Campground Details". Welcome to RI State Parks. Rhode Island State. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 

External links[edit]

  • East Beach Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Division of Parks & Recreation