Haines Memorial State Park

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Haines Memorial State Park
Rhode Island State Park
Named for: Dr. George B. Haines
Country  United States
State  Rhode Island
County Bristol
Town Barrington
Elevation 43 ft (13 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°45′09″N 71°20′23″W / 41.75250°N 71.33972°W / 41.75250; -71.33972Coordinates: 41°45′09″N 71°20′23″W / 41.75250°N 71.33972°W / 41.75250; -71.33972 [1]
Area 102 acres (41 ha) [2]
Established 1911 [2]
Management Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Division of Parks & Recreation
Location in Rhode Island
Website: Haines Memorial State Park

Haines Memorial State Park is a state park 6 miles (9.7 km) south of East Providence, Rhode Island on the northeastern side of Narragansett Bay. The park offers picnicking, play fields, fishing and boating facilities and is a stop on the East Bay Bike Path.[3] The park's boat ramp provides access to Bullock Cove. From there, boaters can reach the lower Providence River and the headwaters of Narragansett Bay.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Haines Memorial State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Haines Memorial State Park History". State of Rhode Island Division of Parks & Recreation. Retrieved August 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Haines Memorial State Park". State of Rhode Island Division of Parks & Recreation. Retrieved August 26, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Haines Memorial Park". Rhode Island Blueways Alliance. Retrieved December 13, 2012. 

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