Scarborough Beach (Rhode Island)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Scarborough State Beach)
Jump to: navigation, search
Coordinates: 41°23′23″N 71°28′23″W / 41.38972°N 71.47306°W / 41.38972; -71.47306
Scarborough State Beaches
Rhode Island state park
Country  United States
State  Rhode Island
County Washington
Location Narragansett
 - elevation 10 ft (3 m) [1]
 - coordinates 41°23′23″N 71°28′23″W / 41.38972°N 71.47306°W / 41.38972; -71.47306
Area 42 acres (17 ha)
Founded 1937
Management Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Division of Parks & Recreation
Location of Scarborough State Beaches in Rhode Island

Scarborough State Beach is a state park and beach at 870 and 970 Ocean Road in the town of Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA.

The beach was developed with a pavilion in 1937. It is one of the most frequented beach areas in Rhode Island. There currently is a northern and southern facility at the beach. Extensive renovations were completed in 1987.[2] The park offers saltwater bathing, picnicking, an observation tower, and boardwalk.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scarborough State Beach". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1991-04-01. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  2. ^ "Scarborough North & South State Beach Complex (1937)". Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Division of Parks & Recreation. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 

External links[edit]