Jamestown's Beavertail Lighthouse Museum, Coves, Parks & Forts
Breathtaking views, history and recreation await in Jamestown, Rhode Island. You can enjoy hiking, boating, biking, swimming, picnicking, camping and excellent spots for scuba diving without leaving Conanicut island.
The rocks at Beavertail State Park on the southern tip of Conanicut Island lay bold vistas before you. Above artists enjoy a spectacular day while capturing their viions on canvas.
Another view of the rocks at Beavertail
Beavertail State Park is home to the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum. It's the site of America's third oldest lighthouse (est. 1749). The Museum resides in the restored house that was originally built for the assistant keeper in 1898. The Museum is open mid June - Labor Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.