Narragansett, Rhode Island is a coastal town located in the southwestern part of the state, only 30 minutes to Providence or Newport, 90 minutes from Boston and about three hours from New York
Narragansett is a small coastal town in Washington County, Rhode Island. Known locally as 'Gansett', the town of Narragansett occupies a narrow strip of land running along the eastern bank of the Pettaquamscutt River to the shore of Narragansett Bay. The town is a popular summer destination and is known for its picturesque beaches and shoreline. Narragansett has several public beaches and recreational areas including Narragansett Town Beach, Scarborough State Beach, Roger Wheeler State Beach and Salty Brine State Beach. Fishermen's Memorial State Park and Point Judith Lighthouse are also popular destinations. Narragansett offers a ferry that provides easy access to Block Island and Newport. In addition, Narragansett has an array of outdoor activities including fishing, boating and swimming. There are also numerous shopping destinations and fine dining opportunities. Narragansett also has a high-performing school system with two elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school and several private schools.