Welcome

Our beach and carousel are nestled at the most southwestern point in all of Rhode Island.

Watch Hill Beach is a family friendly beach that is a summer destination for many people every year. We are located on a peninsula surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean with beautiful long stretches of sand and spectacular sunsets.

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A Beautiful Beach and a Historic Carousel

Watch Hill Watch Hill Beach is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon with your friends + family!

Included with your beach admission is the use of showers, restrooms and bathhouses. We also have daily rental of umbrellas, chairs, boogie boards and stand up paddle boards. Lockers are available for daily, monthly and seasonal use.

Daily Admission Rates
Adult, $9
Junior (age 13-17), $5
Children (age 3-12), $3

Beach Hours

Memorial Day Weekend (Sat-Mon):
Open 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Weekends only for June 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th:
Open 9:00AM - 6:00PM

From June 17th through Labor Day:
Mon-Fri, 10:00AM - 7:00PM
Sat, Sun, and Holidays: 9:00AM - 6:00PM

After Labor Day:
September 9 & 10, 9:00AM – 6:00PM
September 16 & 17, 9:00AM – 6:00PM

CLOSING FOR THE SEASON ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17.


The gem of the Watch Hill Beach is the Flying Horse Carousel which arrived in Watch Hill in 1883 and is listed on the National Historic Register. Many families visit the carousel each year and it is the highlight for many children who visit Watch Hill Beach.

Carousel Hours

Memorial Day Weekend:
Saturday + Sunday 10:00AM - 9:00PM
Monday 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Weekends only for June 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th:
Saturday: 10:00AM - 9:00PM
Sunday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM

From June 17th through Labor Day:
Mon-Fri, 11:00AM - 9:00PM
Sat, Sun, and Holidays: 10:00AM - 9:00PM

CLOSING FOR THE SEASON ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17.

Upcoming Member Events
Must be a Watch Hill Beach Member to Attend
3 jun
"BYOD"

Bring your own dinner.
Beach open until 9:00

10 jun
"BYOD"

Bring your own dinner.
Beach open until 9:00

17 jun
"BYOD"

Bring your own dinner.
Beach open until 9:00