This One Beautiful Rhode Island Lake Has A Beach That Rivals The Coast

It’s hard to compete with the miles and miles of stunning shoreline of the Ocean State. But for those of you looking for a beach day a little closer to home, there is one freshwater spot that can hold its own against the coast. Olney Pond (which might as well be called a lake) is in the heart of Lincoln Woods State Park and it’s the perfect spot for some summertime fun.

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:

Have you ever visited Lincoln Woods State Park? What is your favorite thing to do at this gem of a spot? When you’re making your beach bucket list for this summer, make sure to explore some of these low-profile coastal treasures.