Rhode Island State Parks

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Rhode Island State Parks & Recreation is a division of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Managements (DEM) Bureau of Natural Resources. The Bureau protects, manages, restores, and promotes the state’s wide array of historic parks, beaches, recreational facilities, and green spaces.

Parks Headquarters

Stop in or contact us to apply for and receive disability beach parking passes or purchase gift certificates. You can also find information on our Naturalist Programs, seasonal hiring and lifeguard certifications, as well as the Rhode Island's Great Outdoors Pursuit. In addition to park areas that can be reserved, there are many sites that are available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis and do not have to be rented. Please email DEM.RIparks@dem.ri.gov for questions on these locations or contact the park directly.

To contact a park directly, please reach out to the regional manager or view the park's page for contact information.

To reserve a shelter or pavilion, please call the park you are interested in directly.

For camping, please visit our camping reservations page.

RI State Parks Headquarters

1100 Tower Hill Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852

401-667-6200

Fax: 401-667-3970

DEM.RIparks@dem.ri.gov

Send us your query anytime!

Staff

Parks Administrator: Frank Floor
Assistant Administrator: Jennifer Ogren
Superintendent of State Parks: William Mitchell
Business Office: Cindy Elder
Administrative Officer: Tom Rosa

Find a State Park, Beach, or Campground

Looking for a State Park, Beach, or Campground near you? Click on a location below and find more information about activities and events in your area.

Regional Contacts


Region I

Lincoln Woods, Snake Den & Pulaski State Parks, Blackstone Visitors Center & Bike Path, George Washington Campground

401-723-7892

Headquarters:
Lincoln Woods State Park, 2 Manchester Print Works Road, Lincoln, RI 02865

Regional Manager: Anthony Paiva


Region II

Colt State Park, Haines Memorial State Park, East Bay Bike Path

401-253-7482

Headquarters:
Colt State Park, Route 114, Hope Street, Bristol, RI 02809

Regional Manager: Al Comello


Region III

Goddard Memorial, Rocky Point, Fort Wetherill & Beavertail State Parks, John H. Chaffee Nature Preserve (Rome Point)

401-884-2010

Headquarters:
Goddard Memorial State Park, Ives Road, Warwick, RI 02818

Regional Manager: Roger Monfette

 


Region IV

Fishermen’s Memorial State Park, Scarborough State Beach, Roger Wheeler State Beach, Salty Brine State Beach, East Matunuck State Beach

401-789-8374

Headquarters:
Fishermen’s Memorial State Park, Route 108, Narragansett, RI 02882

Regional Manager: Michael Hurley


Region V

Burlingame State Campground & Picnic Area, Charlestown Breachway & Campground, East Beach, Misquamicut State Beach

401-322-8910

Headquarters:
Burlingame State Park, Charlestown, RI 02813

Regional Manager: Kyle Cahoon


Region VI

Fort Adams State Park, Brenton Point State Park

401-847-2400

Headquarters:
Fort Adams State Park/Brenton Point, Harrison Ave, RI 02840

Regional Manager: Bruce Thompson

EMERGENCY CONTACT

In the case of an emergency, please contact Environmental Police Officers from DEM's Division of Law Enforcment

24-hour Emergency Line: 401-222-3070

ICE SAFETY NOTICE

Updates for Lincoln Woods State Park, Meshanticut State Park, and Goddard Memorial State Park.

24-hour Ice Info Line: (401) 667-6222