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Quiet, serene spot

A small, well maintained, neighborhood park. Nice views of the sailboats. Ample number of benches... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Judy E
Framingham, Massachusetts
via mobile
Nice waterfront park

In the summer there are often free concerts. Bring a picnic and a book to enjoy sitting by... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Newport, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

A small, well maintained, neighborhood park. Nice views of the sailboats. Ample number of benches along the waterfront to sit and enjoy the view. Dogs on leashes are allowed. Quiet and relaxing place to bring a blanket and have a picnic lunch. Limited parking on...More

Thank Judy E
Reviewed 16 January 2018

In the summer there are often free concerts. Bring a picnic and a book to enjoy sitting by beautiful Newport Harbor on a spring or summer day. Parking can be hard to find

Thank Cynthanny
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Beautiful place to spend some time in this wonderful town. Relaxing for everyone and anyone. Lots to see from the lawn or park benches.

1  Thank Arlene L
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is a very nice park that does not get many visitors. There are benches to relax while you take in the views of the boats, water and Newport Bridge. Take a stroll across the bridge to Goal Island. Walk around the local historical area...More

1  Thank Keesar
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Battery Park gives a great view of the water and ample seating to rest after a walk. It gives views of Goat Island as well as hints of Jamestown. It's "no smoking" but doggy friendly offering "pick up poop bags" and drinking water in season....More

3  Thank joand861
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Battery Park offers expansive, beautiful water views. You can see the boats in the distance. You can kayak right off the beach or sunbathe or go into the water. There is plenty of room. It's like a small flat park. It's a nice place for...More

1  Thank preciousness22
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I love to go there to sit and read, enjoy watching the boats sail by topped off by the most amazing sunsets in the world. There is no better way to end your day.

Thank Eleanor02842
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Each year we visit Newport we stop at Battery Park for a nice bottle of wine on a blanket. It isn't the largest park near Newport but it is somewhat secluded and is right on the water. Watch as the boats sail under the bridge...More

Thank JoefromNewark
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Even in July, a busy tourist month, this area is so peaceful, and relaxing, with the deep blue bay to gaze at.

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 15 August 2016

You can picnic here and watch the Boats go by. THere are benches and you have a great view of the bridge. Parking street side

Thank bartravelking
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