Fort Adams State Park, Newport

4.4
#2 of 12 in Parks in Newport
Historic Site · Park
Embark on an historical tour of Fort Adams State Park and take in the park's panoramic views of the harbor and Narragansett Bay. Choose from a guided tour of the fort's tunnels where soldiers used to patrol or or an above-ground one that covers the history and significance of the state park. Go swimming, boating, fishing, have a picnic, or watch a game of soccer or rugby on the fields here. There is also space to relax and watch the sunset. Jazz and folk music festivals take place periodically, so check the schedule before you visit. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Fort Adams State Park by using our Newport tour itinerary builder.
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  • It's nice but just ok. I also visited other forts in various parts of the country. It seems silly to let people walk all around except in the fort without paying a fee. Some of the forts I have...  more »
  • I’m glad we visited while in Newport for the history and views from the top deck of the fort. Most of it you can only poke in to look at, so not too much to see. The historic brochure was...  more »

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