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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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  • It was unbelievable to us how many people are walking this path without masks. Not even one in their hand. There were so many big groups of families with teenagers and couples, that didn’t have...  more »
  • When in Newport we bring our chairs and sit by to the ocean on Cliff walk - Ocean Drive. So relaxing - People are flying kites which you can buy. Dell's lemonade has a truck there. People walk down.....  more »

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