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A scenic 3.5 mile walkway that borders the back lawn of The Breakers and many other Newport mansions.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bring water” (83 reviews)
“paved path” (59 reviews)
117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI 02840-3659
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want a small easy walk or a bit of a hike, you can accomplish it within the Cliff Walk. We completed the entire walk, however there are quite a few places to enter the walk and only walk a small section. Many of...More

Thank kckillian
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice fall date with late Indian SUMMER hot weather TODAY. Side visit to the college campus...for lunch @ the Starbucks cafe. Cheap sight seeing spot with the Ocean drive ...it would be RICH

Thank EandVic Y
Reviewed yesterday

The Cliff Walk was the highlight of my time in Newport. The northern half is lovely if rather pedestrian. The southern end, where it rounds the point, becomes much more natural and stunning as you go, with great natural rock outcroppings to climb on and...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed yesterday

We started off our Newport adventure by walking the cliffs on a rainy and windy morning. Still, it was worth it. You have the ocean to one side and beautiful mansions/buildings on the other. Even in the wind and rain the sights were still spectacular....More

Thank Kaitlyn Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

The walk is challenging and only for the sure footed in several sections. The views of the mansions is very limited though

Thank John I
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A stroll by the Cliff Walk will make one keenly aware of the distribution of wealth in this country, but on a less philosophical note the views are beautiful, the mansions are impressive and it is a good walk. I personally like Marginal Way in...More

Thank Eduardo G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walking here is a must do. NOT a short, but rewarding in many ways. Ocean on one side, BIG homes on the other. Parking might be a problem.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Parking was hard to find because the lot at the east end was closed. However, we drove to the end of Narraganset street and found on the street parking. This is where the Forty-nine Steps can be found. We walked west past the Breakers and...More

Thank yajiprof
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We started our adventure on the cliff walk and decided to keep on going even after the paved path stopped. With a bum knee it made it a lot slower but the views were worth it! Great time!

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did the walk on two different days. The first day still had remnants of tropical storm Jose lingering around. Even with the strong wind and drizzle the walk was great. Seeing the whitecaps on the ocean reminds you of all sorts of stories of...More

Thank Alan4B
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13 September 2017|
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Response from CamNJ | Reviewed this property |
The easiest walk is probably from The 40 Steps to just past The Breakers. Basically walk the length of the Salve Regina University Campus on the Cliff Walk...and just a bit beyond, past The Breakers (The Vanderbilt Mansion... More
21 August 2017|
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Response from Vinod K | Reviewed this property |
There is free parking on Annandale Rd which I used.
Sue G
25 July 2017|
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Response from Lori D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can access it from various points. Parking was a little challenging since we went on a Saturday in the summer but found side street parking within a reasonable distance of the starting point on Memorial Blvd.