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FORT ADAMS STATE PARK

Address: 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI, 02840

About Fort Adams State Park

Situated at the mouth of the Newport Harbor, historic Fort Adams State Park offers an exceptional panoramic view of both Newport Harbor and the East Passage of Narragansett Bay.

The Great Chowder Cook-Off will take place just outside the historic Fort, on the adjacent North Lawn.

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GETTING THERE

PARKING AT FORT ADAMS
Fort Adams State Park offers limited parking on event days.  For the Great Chowder Cook-Off there will be no parking fee at the Park but there will be other smaller events in the park that day.

RIPTA-50th Anniversary Logo sheet V3Take a RIPTA Bus directly to Fort Adams State Park from downtown Newport

Park at the Gateway Visitor’s Center on America’s Cup Avenue in downtown Newport

  • RIPTA Fare $2 per trip
  • First come, first served
  • Schedule may be subject to change depending on Newport traffic

RIPTA BUS SCHEDULE

Gateway Visitors Center to Fort Adams

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From Fort Adams to Gateway Visitors Center:

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WATER SHUTTLES
Experience Newport Harbor & Take a Water Shuttle to Fort Adams!

Old Port Marine and the Jamestown Ferry offer access to Fort Adams via water shuttles leaving from both downtown Newport and Jamestown.  Get details and schedules here:

Newport Water Shuttle Website: www.OldPortMarine.com

Jamestown Water Shuttle Website: www.JamestownNewportFerry.com

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 TOURS AT THE FORT

Book a Tour and explore the Fortress!

Fort Adams: America’s Largest Coastal Fortification. Guided tours take you from the secret tunnels deep beneath the Fort, to the top of the Fort walls, for a spectacular view of Newport Harbor.  Mid-May to October, tours hourly 10am-4pm(401) 841-0707.  Show your event ticket to receive $2 off the tour price. (This cannot be combined with another offer or discount.)

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TICKETING

To purchase tickets for the events taking place at Fort Adams State Park click here to be directed to Ticketmaster, our official ticketing company.  Or call Ticketmaster to order by phone at 1.800.745.3000.

For information on the box office click here.