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One of the best reasons to visit Bristol.

Colt State Park has so much to recommend it: beautiful vistas, great camping and barbecuing, a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kwdaniel47
If you're looking for a picturesque drive, try Colt State Park

This park is beautiful any time of year, whether just driving through or spending a summer day at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Phyllis P
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful spot to sit with your sweetheart & watch the sunset! To date, I’ve only visited here during the winter months, but it looks like a great family picnic park. There are a ton of picnic benches, each with a unique number,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Colt State Park has so much to recommend it: beautiful vistas, great camping and barbecuing, a constant breeze for kite flying, walking trails, and even a wonderful boat launch. It is a state park, so it is free. There are available restroom facilities and numerous...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kwdaniel47
Reviewed 2 days ago

This park is beautiful any time of year, whether just driving through or spending a summer day at one of the many picnic areas. It's a must-see if you're in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Phyllis P
Reviewed 4 days ago

The park is always clean and the ocean breeze is great in the summertime. Plenty of space to do some serious walking or jogging and a great place to have a picnic or family outing for the day. Plenty of area to park with no...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EdwardM1410
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this park. There are walking trails in abundance, a playground area, picnic areas, and they even have a cute area where folks have weddings! It is on the bay, so can get windy, but on those days you can walk in the tree...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank roddyRI
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Even on a cold , windy day , Colt State Park is beautiful. We ventured out for a walk by the water and enjoyed the scenery and even saw some ducks in the bay. When it got too cold, we moved to the bike path...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ShelSouthShore_MA
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

This park is just beautiful! Located in historic Bristol and right on the Ocean. Great place for a picnic, family fun , exercise or pretty much anything else! I've also seen people doing wedding pictures there and I would have to say, on a beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MissyDelNigro
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Colt Park is a great park gem on Narragansett Bay. Fun all four seasons. Reservations for picnic tables in the summer fill quite fast. Fun peddling the many bike trails in the park and connected to the park.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank K M
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is a RI state park, but it feels more like a large city park. (No admission charge.) Don't look for long trails through the woods; just spread a blanket on the grass and have your lunch. Lot of space; even on the Fourth of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank L2822ZLthomash
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Colt State Park is a beautiful place to just take a drive through, sit and read a book, take a walk, I have a cookout. you do not just drive by the oceanfront but also through the park. You will see the boats sailing by,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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380nettas
30 December 2018|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Newport is about 25 miles and 30 min. away from Colt State Park
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GwenL349
4 September 2018|
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Response from The-swindy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are areas for grilling with picnic tables. It appeared that the locations “sites” were numbered - almost like you could some how reserve a location. We did not grill... we just walked around the coast line
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nancyruggi
2 September 2018|
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Response from GeneBoston | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge for the park or beach
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