Roger Williams Park

1000 Elmwood Ave.
Providence, RI 02905- Map It
(401) 785-9450

AAA Editor Notes

Roger Williams Park can be reached from I-95S exit 17 or I-95N exit 16 to Elmwood Ave., following signs. The 435-acre Victorian era park includes more than 100 acres of lakes as well as several miles of walking paths. The William E. Benedict Memorial to Music amphitheater is a stage for concerts. Also on the grounds are greenhouses and Betsy Williams Cottage, built in 1773. Carousel Village features a boundless playground, a replica of a Victorian carousel, a bouncy tent and boat rentals. Paddleboating and a trackless train are offered seasonally.
Park admission free. Carousel rides begin at $2. Train rides $3. Boat rental $7.50 per person; $5 per person (adults with children under age 16).
Hours: Park open daily dawn-dusk. Greenhouses and Carousel Village open daily 11-4:30 (weather permitting); extended hours in summer.