Narragansett Town Beach

Bill Eckert

Beach Manager

Michelle Kershaw

Beach Facilities and Policy Questions


39 Boston Neck Road
77 Boston Neck Road
81 Boston Neck Road
Narragansett, RI 02882

Beach Survey Results

2019 Narragansett Survey Results
2018 Narragansett Survey Results
2017 Narragansett Survey Results
2016 Narragansett Survey Results
2015 Narragansett Survey Results
2014 Narragansett Survey Results

Narragansett Town Beach is a classic New England Saltwater Coastal Beach front that offers some of the best, cleanest and accessible beach conditions for the residents and tourist in New England with attendance up to 10,000 patrons per day. Located in the center of town, the beach offers ample parking in the North, South, West and Cabana parking areas along with food, restrooms, first-aid office, surfing area and a beautiful sandy beachfront. The total beach acreage is approximately 19 acres.

Sales Office

The sales office is open for curb side sales pick-ups and drop-offs only starting May 11th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm seven days a week, through June 5th. The office now accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover for seasonal beach and parking passes.

On Sunday May 24th 2020 the on-line application process for seasonal beach passes and parking passes ended. The Sales Office is working diligently on the large volume of applications received so that patrons will have their beach passes for opening day Saturday June 6th 2020. We appreciate your patience during this time.

On Saturday June 6th 2020 the Sales Office will resume normal operating procedures with social distancing and face coverings required. If you did not have the opportunity to submit an application to obtain your beach passes prior to this date you will be able to do so when the Sales Office opens. Hours of operation will be 8:30AM-5:30PM at the South Pavilion 7 days a week

Due to anticipated and possible beach operational restrictions for the 2020 season, purchase of a seasonal parking pass and or seasonal admission pass does not guarantee a parking space or admission on any given beach day.

Daily Admission

The Town Beach is open starting June 6th though Labor Day. Daily admission is $10 per person per day and is not transferable.  Daily Admission is available to resident/taxpayers and non-residents (Cash only) Children 11 and under are free. ATM machines are available at both the South and North Pavilions of the Beach.

Hours of Operation

Beach Opens Daily Saturday June 6 through Monday September 7, 2020 (weather permitting) 

8:30 am: Lots open, admission sites open, Lifeguards on Duty until 6:00 pm,

8:30 am to 5:00 pm: Admission passes and or wrist band required for entry.

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Lots remain open and restricted to vehicles with Narragansett Town Beach Parking Passes, Cabana Hang Tags or drivers with resident Narragansett Driver’s license address.

COVID-19 Policies for 2020


Based on existing COVID-19 restrictions and conditions, Narragansett Town Beach staff will work daily in an attempt to provide the safest beach conditions possible to all of our residents/taxpayers and visitors. We expect that on many days there may be times that restrictions due to social distancing space restraints on our beach will force us to limit access to our lots or admission sites. If and when social distancing restrictions ease as the summer progresses we will increase our attendance numbers.

We ask our beach patrons to please do your part and stay six (6) feet apart

We ask our beach patrons to wear personal face coverings when in all pavilions, rest rooms, concession areas and walking among others.

We ask our beach patrons to wear face coverings when approaching and or talking to beach staff.

We ask our beach patrons for their safety and the safety of our lifeguards to not sit within 15’ of lifeguard chairs this season.

We ask our beach patrons to be patient and work with us to together for the betterment of our beach community. We are working to provide a clean, safe and enjoyable beach experience for all beach patrons under very challenging conditions this summer. It is our pleasure to work with you to obtain these goals.

Due to anticipated and possible beach operational restrictions for the 2020 season, purchase of a seasonal parking pass and or seasonal admission pass does not guarantee a parking space or admission on any given beach day.

Seasonal Passes

Seasonal passes are in the form of a Photo ID or Transferable Id’s

Every person purchasing a season beach pass will have to have their picture taken if not in the system. Seasonal beach passes are available to residents when the sales office reopens on June 6th. Seasonal beach passes are not transferable. Please view our policy page for resident/taxpayer qualifications.

Seasonal Passes
Resident/Taxpayer Non-Resident
Adults 18-62 Years of Age
$25 Not Eligible
Youth 12-17 Years of Age
$10 Not Eligible
Senior 62 Years of Age or Older
Free Not Eligible
Seasonal Parking Pass
$50 Not Eligible

Resident Transferable Beach Pass 

$75.00 Not Eligible
Transferable Beach Pass (Not available to non-residents)
$200.00 Not Eligible
Narragansett Resident Disabled Veterans
Narragansett Resident Active Duty Military
Free Not Eligible


Daily parking at the Town Beach is available for residents/taxpayers only. A 2020 Narragansett Town Beach Parking Pass or Cabana Hang Tag is required for parking.  Beach parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to COVID restrictions non-resident parking is not available.

Due to anticipated and possible beach operational restrictions for the 2020 season, purchase of a seasonal parking pass and or seasonal admission pass does not guarantee a parking space or admission on any given beach day.

Seasonal parking passes for the Town beach are available to Narragansett residents/taxpayers only. Please view our policy page for qualifications (seasonal passes are not available to non-residents). Seasonal parking passes are $50 per sticker with a photo ID required and confirmation of residency and or taxpayer as per the beach policies at the time of purchase. These passes will be available for purchase on June 6th at the Sales Office located in the South Pavilion. As a reminder, Seasonal parking passes are not transferable.

ADA Surf Chairs

The Town Beach presently offers Seven (7) ADA surf chairs at no charge to our patrons on a first come first serve basis. Three are located at the South Pavilion and three are located at the North Pavilion. Patrons must present a driver’s license or picture Id and cell phone number along with someone to assist the patron to and from the parking lot to the beach location. Patrons using chairs must have their own assistance getting in and out of chairs and must provide the beach staff the location on the beach where they will be located. Due to COVID-19 beach staff cannot assist you and your family with our ADA Surf Chairs. Chairs will be completely sanitized by beach staff after each use.

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