Best Fishing in Rhode Island

This list represents the most popular fishing in Rhode Island. Use this list to plan your next Rhode Island fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. East Bay Bicycle Path


The trail offers the best way to get to the beach from downtown Providence and is well worth a visit. Surface: Asphalt. Location: Greater Providence and Bristol Counties.…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine"
Bristol, RI - Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Walking - 14.5 miles Best Trail in ri - Click to view allBestCross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Walking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#2. South County Bike Path


The South County Bike Path offers a pleasant ride through a mix of rural and suburban landscapes. Surface: Asphalt. Location: Kingston.…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine"
Kingston, RI - Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Walking - 4.3 miles Best Trail in ri - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#3. Rhode Island Striper Fishing


It might sound great on paper to read that this little state has a 400-mile coastline, but that is another one of those nook-and-cranny measurements. The truth is that the Ocean State can be divided i…
From the guidebook "Striper Hot Spots"
Providence, RI - Fishing Best Trail in ri - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by Falcon Guides

#4. Block Island Striper Fishing


Just 17 miles east of Montauk and 12 miles south of Rhode Island, Block Island has only recently come into its own as an attractive, or at least well-known, surfcasting spot. During the late seventies…
From the guidebook "Striper Hot Spots"
Block Island, RI - Fishing
Published by Falcon Guides

#5. Mount Tom Trail


This hike up and over Mount Tom, in the vast Arcadia Management Area, features a wide variety of hiking conditions and scenery. You’ll pass under towering red pines, cross swift-moving trout streams,…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Rhode Island"
Hope Valley, RI - Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Snowshoeing - 5.2 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#6. Breakheart Trail


Another route within the vast Arcadia Management Area, the Breakheart Trail passes through extensive forest, wide open fields, and marsh. You’ll also skirt around the remnants of an abandoned youth ca…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Rhode Island"
Hope Valley, RI - Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Hiking, Snowshoeing - 5.5 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#7. Napatree Point Conservation Area


One of the largest coastal access points in Rhode Island, the beachfront on the outgoing segment of this loop is wide open and well preserved, with miles of dunes backing soft sand and wide open ocean…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Rhode Island"
Westerly, RI - Fishing, Hiking - 3.5 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#8. Burlingame North Management Area


This route passes through thick pine groves both at the beginning and middle of the hike, while much of the remainder passes through low-lying wooded swamp and around vernal pools surrounded by beech…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Rhode Island"
Westerly, RI - Fishing, Hiking - 4 miles
Published by Falcon Guides