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Address: Third Beach Road, Middletown, RI 02842
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Calm waters and a wide sandy area make this a favorite spot for families...

Calm waters and a wide sandy area make this a favorite spot for families with children.

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Offseason

Great off season beach to take a walk. Been here a few times in the spring with the kids and the dogs.

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Lppmyst
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great off season beach to take a walk. Been here a few times in the spring with the kids and the dogs.

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Rent a paddleboard, use the boat ramp for your boat. Big parking lot. Bring cash for Del's Lemonade! Perfect family beach, evening picnics with the in the sand grills. Summer never ends at Third Beach! (Remember to bring a bag for your trash removal, they have portable bathroom only)

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New England
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

It's a bay so there's no 🌊 waves. People bring their kayaks and stand up paddle boards there.There's also a boat launch. They have 2 outdoor portable restrooms,but zero trash cans anywhere. So be prepared to take your garbage back home. The water seems kind of dirty to me. It also had a lot of rocks/pebbles on the shore that... More 

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1 Thank Diana C
Middletown, Rhode Island
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I love going to Third Beach. It generally has less wind due to its orientation and the waves are small as a result. Many small boats are moored there and there is a boat ramp to launch smaller, trailerable boats. In the summer you may find a food vender and wind surfing lessons.

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1 Thank kempen261
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Third Beach is my go to beach if Second Beach is full. There is a calmer atmoshere and the water has minimal waves. Most beachgoers are families with young children or seniors enjoying the sun and water without the crowds. Teenagers may find the beach a bit too quiet! I have seen windsrfers and paddleboards used. The sand can be... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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105 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is the least crowded beach in Newport if there is such a thing in the summer time. It is off the beaten path. There are never high waves, that's why probably it isn't that popular.

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1 Thank Alisa S
east coast
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53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

As a local, I find this beach to be my favorite for its quiet location, and clean sand. I like to walk along the shore in the late afternoon when the beach is mostly deserted. Due to its calm water, it's favored by those w/small children and far less crowded than nearby First and Second beaches. .

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1 Thank onthego321
Sharon, Massachusetts
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333 reviews
179 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We loved Third Beach. The beach is very clean and the water had no rocks or shells in it, which most beaches do, so there was none of the annoyances of the first handful of feet being a problem. The parking is pretty stiff at $25, but I guess everything is a trade off.

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1 Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Love this beach. Location is great. Beautiful. Family beach. Not crowded dirt the week, but weekends can be a little more,just need to be early. We would get to the beach by 10 and spend the day and kids LOVED!! All about the not of the family and beauty at the same time What more could one same for?

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

A medium sized beach, with calm water. Perfect for little ones or anyone who does not care for big waves. It was nice to look out on the mooring field of boats, very pretty. There is also a snack shack down the beach (didn't go but was nice to know it's there) which is open to all. Porta Potties are... More 

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