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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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  • Lovely paved walkway along the beautiful coastline off Newport. If you start in the center at the Forty Steps (parking on Narragansett), you'll have the option of heading towards Easton Beach which....  more »
  • Great on a nice weather day. Beautiful views. Awesome way to exercise and kids love the walk. See some of the beautiful houses on the walk. Definitely recommend it.  more »

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