• Volvo Ocean Race
    Special thanks to all of the 131,000 visitors, the staff of RIDEM, and to the sponsors that made the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Race Village stopover a great success!
  • Rocky Point State Park
    After nearly twenty years of closure, Rhode Island's Division of Parks and Recreation gave patrons a glimpse of its newest addition to the state park's system on October 25th: Rhode Island's iconic Rocky Point.
  • Park Histories
    Since 1909, the Rhode Island's Division of Parks & Recreation has evolved from a visionary plan to a statewide network of historic and magnificent green spaces and greenways devoted to the public enjoyment of the outdoors. Learn more about Rhode Island State Park histories.


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