Newport County and East Bay Sights

Fort Adams State Park

  • 90 Fort Adams Dr. Map It
  • Newport
  • Beach–Sight

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

The largest coastal fortification in the United States is at Fort Adams State Park, home to the Newport Folk and Jazz festivals. From mid-May through Columbus Day, the nonprofit Fort Adams Trust offers tours of the fort where soldiers lived from 1824 to 1950. You can explore the fort's overlooks and tunnels or walk along its impressive walls. The ciews of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay are exquisite. The fort is reputed to be haunted and is often open for ghost hunting tours in the days leading up to Halloween.

Sight Information

Address:

90 Fort Adams Dr., Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, United States

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Phone:

401-841–0707

Sight Details:

  • Park free; fort guided tours $12; self-guided tours $6
  • Daily 7:30–dusk

Published 07/22/2015

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