East Beach, State Beach and Camping Area

Facilities and Activities:

Composting Toilets, Parking, Beach, Campgrounds, Boating, Camping, Fishing (saltwater), Shellfishing, Swimming, Windsurfing.


East State Beach, located in Charlestown, Rhode Island, takes up three miles of prime beach shoreline. It is the easterly extension of Quonochontaug Neck. East Beach is one of the least developed of the Rhode Island state beaches, with limited parking and a half-dozen changing rooms. Nonetheless it is one of Rhode Island’s spectacular seaside treasures.

Operational Times:

April 15th through October 31st.


Seasonal, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Open: 7 am to 11 pm

Size: 174 Acres

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