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Cliff Walk, Newport

4.7
#1 of 30 in Outdoors in Newport
Cliff Walk is a 5.6 km (3.5 mi) public access walkway that takes you along Newport’s shoreline. The walk is famous for its views, which combine some of the area’s most famous Gilded Age mansions with the striking natural beauty of the rugged coast. Though the majority of the walk is paved, the south end is not, and you will have to scramble on some rocks. It is important to wear walking shoes and tread carefully, as the fine sand that coats the rocks can make them slippery. Bring a bottle of water with you. Work out when and for how long to visit Cliff Walk and other Newport attractions using our handy Newport road trip website.
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  • The walk can be as long as you want, if you drive to a starting point, you must remember you will be walking back to that point! It was early March, so chilly but not really cold. You are basically...  more »
  • Great for a sunrike. The trail runs right along the cliff with amazing views of the ocean below. Dog friendly. Best spot for sunrise in Newport.  more »

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