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Great place to walk and see art!

Located downtown near the museums and RISD. Great for strolling along and enjoying a pleasant... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2013
proactivesoccer
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Rhode Island
Great place to check out!

Waterfront park is great for walking, jogging, picnicking or lounging. It’s a very pretty area... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
bobbiew264
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Warwick, Rhode Island
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9 Dec 2018
“Great place to check out!”
19 Jul 2018
“Water view not that spectacular to me.”
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Located next to Providence River Park, this four-acre park offers a scenic mile-long walk plus a self-guided tour that visits famous city landmarks.
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Providence, RI
Upper South Providence
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Waterfront park is great for walking, jogging, picnicking or lounging. It’s a very pretty area where it once wasn’t so attractive.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank bobbiew264
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Not really my type of scenery-but that is just my opinion. it is usually windy there. It is a good place to walk, sit, bike, jog, & lay out in the sun. And some folks cookout there & set up all of their stuff too!...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you need fresh air, want to people watch, lay on the grass, stroll or read, the Providence waterfront park is a nice place to go. Nice addition to the city of Providence

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank bobbiew264
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I would imagine when there are events going on this area would be packed, but on a warm summer night this is a nice safe area to explore. Head north to walk around the state house after traveling through the park.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank tltallen
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Wife and I are waiting for the fireworks this evening. The locals said this is a incredible place to be for a wonderful display. We leave tomorrow for home in Florida. It's been an amazing experience visiting Rhode Island for us.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank louivilleslugger
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice water front park, a little oasis in the center of the city of Providence. This park features a bridge called the General Pershing Bridge. That connects to the Union Plaza.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank FMPENA
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The picture and written address seem to indicate India Point Park (with a quasi-bay water area), but the map point to the place where you see Waterfire (definitely an artificial river area with stuck-up "racks" to put woods on it and make fire in some...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank LHAMFFFH
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I think Providence could make this walk a little more appealing. It is in a great place, and Waterfire makes it better, but it could be cleaner and more inviting.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank BlackJM
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Located downtown near the museums and RISD. Great for strolling along and enjoying a pleasant summers day

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank proactivesoccer
Reviewed 8 June 2013

a walking scenic area with lots of activities. Waterfire in season is an experience filled with people and attractions, food and drink, music. Very interesting. The walk leads to (or from) the Providence Place Mall. This is a nice safe way to go out for...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank whomamamaria
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