Fort Wetherill State Park11 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 3 Fort Wetherill Rd, Jamestown, RI 02835, USA, Saunderstown, United States
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Tags: Park, Family And Kids
If you want to visit a cool abandoned fort, and want to enjoy the great, quiet views of the water and nearby cliffs, head to Fort Wetherill Park in Saunderstown. The barracks and the fort itself are World War 2nd era and are constructed of concrete. Right at the fort, there is a little stone beach cove where you can watch spearfishermen. Fort Wetherill State Park, situated on 100-foot high granite cliffs is a former coastal defence battery and training camp. Fort Wetherill has been a popular site for viewing the numerous Tall Ship Events and America’s Cup Races. The area is also a major attraction for scuba diving, with Diving Clubs using the facilities at the boat ramp year-round. The park also offers family and group picnicking, boating, fishing, hiking and exploring the pasrk to the fullest. You should visit this park in the summer due to all of the water-related events, but in the off-season also, one can indulge in exploration practically undisturbed.
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