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Parks and Open Space

There’s a lot to explore in Newport! With 35 parks, 8 historic cemeteries, the famous 3.5 mile Cliff Walk and numerous athletic facilities, there’s a lot to see and do. Visit the Parks and Open Space page to learn more about each location managed by the Buildings, Grounds & Forestry Division, and download the Newport Parks Explorer app (for iOS and Android) to take Newport with you!

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Discover Newport

Discover Newport is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the nine townships of Newport & Bristol Counties (Jamestown, Little Compton, Bristol,  Warren, Tiverton, Barrington, Newport, Middletown and Portsmouth) as a premier destination for business and leisure travel.  Discover Newport operates the Newport Gateway Visitor’s Center and the Bristol Visitor’s Center, which both offer admission tickets to area attractions and events, maps, brochures, local information and a convenient place to park.

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Edward King House

For more than 46 years, the Edward King House Senior Center has served a vital role in our community by keeping pace with the ever-changing needs of the  senior population. We offer a diverse variety of classes, programming, performances and club activities. Our core programming includes information and referrals, health and wellness, social interaction, artistic expression and movement. In addition to our programming, the King Center is a RI state meal site providing subsidized lunches Monday through Friday. We provided close to 5000 meals to seniors on an annual basis.

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Newport City Library

The Newport Public Library seeks to strengthen the community by providing opportunities that support lifelong learning, encourage inspiration, imagination, and enjoyment, and connect people to each other and to the rest of the world.  Come visit us at 300 Spring Street or online at

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Upcoming Events

Explore the City of Newport's Calendar for upcoming events and meetings.


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