Directions


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  • From the downtown Visitors Center, follow America’s Cup Ave. south, taking a right onto Lower Thames Street at the 3rd light.
  • Continue south on Thames Street, when you see the Shell Gas station on the left, turn right onto Wellington Ave.
  • Continue along Wellington Ave., past the Ida Lewis Yacht Club (you can see the Fort across the harbor), until you come to the stop at the intersection with Harrison Ave.
  • Turn right onto Harrison Ave, then right again at your next stop to remain on Harrison Ave. The entrance to Fort Adams State Park will be on your right.
  • From the park entrance, follow the signs to the Fort.

During the Summer there is no better way to travel to Fort Adams then by sea!

Please consider utilizing one of these great ferry services as an alternative to driving

Jamestown-Newport Ferry           Oldport Marine Shuttle Service

  • I-93 south to Rt. 24 south. Route 24 turns into 114 south.
  • Turn left onto Route 214 which merges onto 138a, which becomes Memorial Blvd. as you pass Easton’s beach on the left.
  • Turn left onto Bellevue Ave, then right onto Ruggles Ave. Follow Ruggles past the High School, taking a left at the 3rd stop sign onto Beacon Hill road.
  • Continue straight at the next stop as the road merges with Harrison Ave. The entrance to Fort Adams State Park will be on your right. From the park entrance, follow the signs to the Fort.
  • Take I-95N to Exit 3 in Wyoming, RI.
  • Continue east on 138, past the University of Rhode Island. At the intersection with Route 1 turn left onto Rt 1 north.
  • After approximately 5miles take the exit for Rt.138 east to Newport and Jamestown.
  • Take 138e across two bridges (toll road).
  • Take the first exit after the Newport Pell Bridge to downtown Newport. At the bottom of the off ramp, turn right onto Farewell Ave.
  • Continue past the cemeteries and bear right onto America’s Cup Ave.
  • Follow America’s Cup Ave. past the downtown Visitors Center, taking a right onto Lower Thames Street at the 3rd light.
  • Continue south on Thames Street, when you see the Shell Gas station on the left, turn right onto Wellington Ave.
  • Continue along Wellington Ave., past the Ida Lewis Yacht Club (you can see the Fort across the harbor), until you come to the stop at the intersection with Harrison Ave.
  • Turn right onto Harrison Ave, then right again at your next stop to remain on Harrison Ave. The entrance to Fort Adams State Park will be on your right. From the park entrance, follow the signs to the Fort.