Fort Wetherill State Park

Fort Wetherill State Park


Location:South of Providence on Route 138.
Facilities:Picnic area, boat ramp, restrooms (seasonal), scenic overlooks.
Activities:Boating, saltwater fishing, scuba diving, hiking.
Special Features:Situated on 100-foot-high granite cliffs, park is a former coastal defense battery and training camp. Known for its spectacular view of Newport Harbor and the east passage of Narragansett Bay, park is a popular site for viewing tall ship events and America's Cup races. Exceptional scuba diving off the rocks of Fort Wetherill attracts divers from all over New England.
Address:c/o Goddard Memorial State Park
Ives Rd
Warwick, RI 02818

Phone:401-423-1771
Web: www.riparks.com/fortweth.htm
Size: 62 acres.

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