The One Beach In Rhode Island That You Absolutely Must Visit At Low Tide
Undoubtedly Rhode Island has some of the best beaches in the Northeast, we are called the Ocean State for a reason. But white sandy shores aren’t the only treasures to be found at the water’s edge. There is an amazing tidal pool beach that becomes one of the best places to explore on the coast during low tide and its the perfect spot to spend a summer afternoon.
Brenton Point State Park is located in the town of Newport. This shoreline gem occupies 89 acres and offers sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean where it meets Narragansett Bay.
The park is a popular destination for kite enthusiasts. The wide open space and coastal breezes attract many visitors.
This park has a rocky shore and is not particularly a favorite place for many beach goers. But at low tide something incredible happens and it just might change your mind.
When the tide goes out and the water recedes, the rocky shoreline turns into a treasure trove for the explorers in all of us.
Tidal pools are left behind and in them you can find some of the most incredible things.
View aquatic plant life in colors from vivid green to deep burgundy.
Or get lucky and find a sea urchin, tiny crab, or other sea critter.
You can spend hours walking this tidal pool beach and still discover new things at every turn.
Children will especially be fascinated with the secrets revealed at low tide here.
Pack a picnic and get ready to spend the day exploring on of the Ocean State's most fascinating beaches.
Brenton Point State Park is open year round from sunrise to sunset.
The park is located on Ocean Drive in Newport, RI 02840. To learn more about the park or check the tide chart, visit the Rhode Island State Parks
Have you ever explored this tidal pool beach? What kinds of things did you discover? Share your experiences in the comments section below.
When you are trying to beat the heat this summer, try taking a dip at this
good old-fashioned swimming hole in the Ocean State.
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