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Beauty abounds

What a beautiful beach. Too bad no one cleans up the trash, we were there in November and there... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
possemom
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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Beautiful Beach

First time visiting RI. The beach was amazing! The water was beautiful, although colder than what... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
fiboles
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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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Rhode Island's largest and most popular beach will be handicap accessible.
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257 Atlantic Ave, Misquamicut, Westerly, RI 02891-4300
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a beautiful beach. Too bad no one cleans up the trash, we were there in November and there were sunglasses and swim shoes littered on the beach

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank possemom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visiting RI. The beach was amazing! The water was beautiful, although colder than what I'm used to, and the beach was super clean. Awesome wave action also. Instead of shells, there are stones, which are worn smooth from the water. The only downside...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fiboles
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Long beautiful beach with great body surfing and boogeyboarding. Weekends are crowded in July and August and 90 degree temperatures. I buy senior citizen pass for $15 for summer season. Ocean warms up in July and August....still cold to the uninitiated. Grassy dunes are still...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dbeach48
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Huge expansive beach, changing room, showers, facilities, food. , plenty of space on the beach, short walk from the parking lot and lots of parking. Maintained and Clean.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kim F
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We had a most enjoyable day at the beach and attending a carnival held there on the weekend. Great family time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kel H
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This my favorite beach. This is my first time going in October. The water is still warm, the beach is not crowded,and the restaurants are still open for about another week. My wife and I had a nice walk on the beach and the other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnbooker82
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Hadnt been for two years and the beach shrunk! Lots of trash, not too clean bathrooms...but good, and expensive for non residents!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Katharine L
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Misquamicut is so much fun! Came here today for a beach day with my boyfriend and it was a great time! Not only was it a gorgeous day, but this beach is great because if you want to get a bite to eat you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Came here on a beautiful day and the beach was nearly empty around 3 pm. The reason was swarms of biting black flies. It was impossible to lay on the sand as they were like a school of piranhas. The water was fully of little...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank ELMny
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My husband & I normally love coming here. But today, Aug 30, 2018, there are swarming, biting flies. Insect repellent was useless against them. We were told it may be caused by the direction of the wind (northwest). Visitors should be told about this before...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Eileen K
31 July 2018|
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Emily S
28 July 2018|
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Response from ACaban | Reviewed this property |
Yes, so it appeared! Those I saw were furthest from the water, likely to considerately avoid obstructing views.
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