Charlestown Breachway State Beach

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Charlestown Breachway State Beach
Rhode Island State Park
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Charlestown Breachway
Country  United States
State  Rhode Island
County Washington
Town Charlestown
Elevation 0 ft (0 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°21′24″N 71°38′21″W / 41.35667°N 71.63917°W / 41.35667; -71.63917Coordinates: 41°21′24″N 71°38′21″W / 41.35667°N 71.63917°W / 41.35667; -71.63917 [1]
Area 14 acres (6 ha)
Established 1952
Management Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Division of Parks & Recreation
Location in Rhode Island
Website: Charlestown Breachway

Charlestown Breachway State Beach is a state-operated recreation area on Block Island Sound next to the Charlestown Breachway in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.[2] Located on the east side of the manmade channel (the "Breachway") that connects Ninigret Pond with the Atlantic Ocean, the area offers 75 camping sites for self-contained RVs,[3] ocean swimming and other beach activities, salt-water fishing, and a boat launch.[4]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

  • Charlestown Breachway Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Division of Parks & Recreation