Kayak Launch Location


Third Beach, Newport: (CRMC designation n/a, Middletown town beach) Directions from north, take Rt 138 South to Rt 138A, turn left. Take Rt 138A to a left turn on Green End Ave. [From the west side of Narragansett Bay, take Rt 138 over the Jamestown and Newport Bridges. After the Newport bridge, continue straight (not downtown exit) on Rt 138 to exit for Admiral Kalabfus Rd. At stoplight, turn left (east), cross Rt 138/114 onto Miantonomi Ave and continue crossing Rt 138A onto Green End Ave.] Continue 1.5 miles to 3rd Beach Rd, take right (south) to the beach area. This site offers a nice, protected, sandy beach fronting the Sakonnet River. There is a concrete boat ramp and areas marked off for swimming, boating, and anchoring. There is a parking fee during summer season, but free evenings and off-season. There are portable toilets during summer season.

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