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Westerly, Rhode Island401-348-8200

Misquamicut State Beach - A Refreshing New England Escape

Spend quality time at Misquamicut State Beach during the summer months and you'll cool off in no time. Perfect for swimming, sunbathing and strolling, this one-half-mile-long beach is located right outside of our full-service hotel and features clear water with a surf zone that's pleasingly low. Discover a wide range of conveniences, such as changing rooms, showers, concession stands and a gift shop. In addition, there are two annual music events: Misquamicut SpringFest in May and FallFest in September.


Hours -

Sunrise to sunset

Prices -

Parking fees vary

Events In and Around Misquamicut State Beach and the Surrounding Beaches

  • Misquamicut SpringFest
  • Misquamicut FallFest
  • Movies on the Beach
  • Drive-In Movie Night
  • Classic Car Cruise Nights


  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Gift Shop
  • Picnicking


  • Is fishing allowed at Misquamicut State Beach?

    Absolutely! Misquamicut State Beach isn’t just for swimming and sunbathing; you can also go fishing. Bring along your rod and reel and you’ll have an opportunity to catch everything from tuna and bluefish to striped bass and sunfish. There is also a local bait and tackle shop nearby so you can load up before a successful day of fishing.
  • Does Misquamicut State Beach feature marine life other than fish?

    Misquamicut Beach and the surrounding coastal areas are home to approximately 36 species of marine life and four species of sea turtles. While there is no guarantee, seals and whales have been known to make an appearance, so keep your eyes - and ears - open.

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