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Fort Adams State Park, Newport

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Park · Historic Site
Embark on an historical tour of Fort Adams State Park and take in the park's panoramic views of the harbor and Narragansett Bay. Choose from a guided tour of the fort's tunnels where soldiers used to patrol or or an above-ground one that covers the history and significance of the state park. Go swimming, boating, fishing, have a picnic, or watch a game of soccer or rugby on the fields here. There is also space to relax and watch the sunset. Jazz and folk music festivals take place periodically, so check the schedule before you visit. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Fort Adams State Park by using our Newport tour itinerary builder.
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  • Self-guided tour was very easy to follow and informative. Interesting piece of history and I hope they can keep restoring more parts of the fort.  more »
  • We thoroughly enjoyed the guided tour complete with walks through the forts old elaborate tunnel system. While the fort is still being restored, it was worth the visit!  more »
  • Public Restroom closed due to covid.
  • Great park with views of Newport, Jamestown and the ocean.
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