Ballard Park In Rhode Island Looks Like Something From Another Planet

Rhode Island’s beauty is often described as otherworldly, but our state has a few spots that really do look like they belong on another planet. Ballard Park in Newport has an especially surreal quality, being surrounded by rocks on three sides. This hidden gem is full of surprises.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

If you’ve never been to Ballard Park, check it out the next time you’re in Newport. After all, spring is coming (we promise).

Address: Hazard Rd, Newport, RI 02840, USA