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Contact and Directions

Contact

Jennifer Chapin, Director of Special Events at Fort Adams Trust
email
phone: 401-619-5801
Bruce Thompson, Regional Park Manager, RI-Department of Environmental Management
email
phone: 401-619-5801
The Eisenhower House
One Lincoln Drive
Fort Adams State Park
Newport, RI 02840

Directions from points south (CT, NY, NJ)

Follow I-95 North to exit 3A in Rhode Island. At the end of the exit ramp, bear right onto Route 138 East. Follow this road to the intersection with Route 1 North/South (a couple of miles after passing the University of Rhode Island). At this traffic light, take a left onto Route 1 North and look for the Jamestown/Newport Bridges exit on the right. The Jamestown Bridge leads to the Newport Bridge. Take the first exit off the Newport Bridge (Scenic Newport), and take a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Farewell Street. At the second traffic light, take a right onto America's Cup Avenue and follow the signs for Fort Adams State Park.

From points north and Boston

Take I-93 south from Boston to Route 24 South. Around Fall River, MA, follow Route 24 South (Fall River/Newport signs) to Route 114 South. This four-lane road is called West Main Road through the towns of Portsmouth and Middletown and once in Newport becomes a two-lane street called Broadway. On Broadway, you will see the Newport Hospital on the left, followed by the Police Station on the right. At Newport City Hall, the next landmark on the left, take a right onto Marlborough Street (follow the sign for the Visitors Center), and continue to the traffic light. Take a left onto America's Cup Avenue, and follow the signs for Fort Adams State Park.

Directions from northern RI and New England

Take I-95 South. About 10 miles south of Providence, the highway splits. Take the two left lanes leading to Route 4 South (North Kingstown, East Greenwich) at exit 9. Route 4 South merges into Route 1 South after the second traffic light. From Route 1 South take the exit for the Jamestown/Newport Bridges which leads to Route 138 East. The Jamestown Bridge leads to the Newport Bridge. Take the first exit off the Newport Bridge (Scenic Newport), and take a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Farewell Street. At the second traffic light take a right onto America's Cup Avenue, and follow the signs for Fort Adams State Park.

Alternate route from points north, west & Providence

Take I-95 South or North to I-195 East in Providence. Follow I-195 East to Route 24 South around Fall River, MA (Fall River/Newport signs) to Route 114 South. This four-lane road is called West Main Road through the towns of Portsmouth and Middletown and once in Newport becomes a two-lane road called Broadway. On Broadway, you will see the Newport Hospital on the left, followed by the Police Station on the right. At Newport City Hall, the next landmark on the left, take a right onto Marlborough Street (follow the sign for the Visitors Center), and continue to the traffic light. Take a left onto America's Cup Avenue, and follow the signs for Fort Adams State Park.