Governor’s Bay Day
(7.24) Per executive order “Free State Beach Parking, Free Saltwater Fishing, and Free RIPTA Bus Service on Route 66” — Sunday, July 24.
Governor’s Bay Day will include free parking at all Rhode Island state beaches, as well as fishing in Rhode Island’s saltwaters without a fishing license. The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will also waive the roundtrip fare on all service to South County Beaches on Route 66 (URI/Galilee). Service to the beach will be provided on a first come, first served basis.
This is state beaches only: Charlestown Breachway, East Beach, East Matunuck State Beach, Misquamicut State Beach, Roger Wheeler State Beach, Salty Brine State Beach, and Scarborough State Beaches.
Individual beach reviews by Matthew Lawrence at The Law and Order Summer Guide (view or download).