Roger W. Wheeler State Beach, Narragansett

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Roger W. Wheeler State Beach (formerly and still sometimes referred to as Sand Hill Cove) is a state-operated recreation area on Block Island Sound in the town of Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA. It was named for Roger W. Wheeler, the founder of the Rhode Island State Life-Saving System. The area offers picnicking, ocean swimming, and a playground.
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  • Beautiful beach and great for children but tons of rocks! We especially liked the jungle gym and the clean facilities. I would come here again but found other beaches great for kids and with a lot...  more »
  • Good Beach for young children. The waters are very calm. Did not enjoy all of the seaweed on the beach, but my grandchildren LOVED throwing it on each other.  more »
  • This is a fabulous Beach for people with small children. The waves are mild the lifeguards are attentive the parking is very close to the beach so there is not a whole lot of walking with all of your stuff to schlep!!! There is a naturalist on staff all day long and Exhibits from the ocean for the children to get a Hands-On feel! that was fabulous for my granddaughters!! Parking fees are very reasonable and I will definitely be coming back to this beach for many many more years!!
  • Large family beach, sheltered from the Atlantic by the Harbor of Refuge... rock jetties help to block big waves making it enjoyable for small children. There is a very popular playground here if your child tires of the sand and water. Large snack bar offers good selection of burgers, dogs, fish tacos, etc.

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