The state also offers you a boat ramp at
this location as well.
After you get into the water, you will be
able to sail around 215 acres of the most
beautiful freshwater you have ever seen.
This area can become a little busy in the
peak fishing season because it is regularly
stocked by the local fish and game
Probably the most popular boating locations in the area would have to be the waters surrounding Fort Adams State Park. This area allows you to launch your boat around Newport Harbor. The Narragansett Bay is only minutes away after you’re in the water and allows for some beautiful sight seeing. Few people find it necessary to travel that far away from the Newport Harbor though. The Newport Harbor is full of every type of sailing vessel that you could ever want to see. If you go to Rhode Island during the weeks preceding the annual regatta, you will see most of the boats sailing the waters in preparation for the main event. Small boats, like the J/22’s, are scattered everywhere around the harbor with tourists snapping pictures of Rhode Island from the water. This is the one place in the water where you can see people from all skill levels of sailing enjoying an afternoon together.
There are an endless number of places to go boating or sailing while you’re visiting Rhode Island. After you’re sure of the area you’ll be staying in, contact the local Department of Environmental Management for a list of the lakes and ponds surrounding you. Your options are limitless when you are visiting the Ocean State.