Beach Basics


Want the basics about Second and Third beaches in Middletown, all in one place? We've got your answers here:

Address: Second (Sachuest) Beach -- 315 Sachuest Point Road

                Third Beach -- 804 Third Beach Road

Hours of Operation 
                                  8 am - 6 pm

                                  Second Beach main gate locks at 9 PM. Call Middletown Police at 401-846-1144.

Daily Parking Rate: $20 weekdays / $30 weekends & holidays / $15 motorcycle & scooter

Seasonal Parking Passes: On sale daily at Second Beach 8 am - 4 pm. Also available at Beautiful Beaches online 24/7.

  • Middletown Resident: $70
  • Middletown Senior (65+) Resident: $65
  • Middletown Resident Motorcycle/Scooter: $30
  • Nonresident: $140
  • Nonresident Senior (65+): $130
  • Nonresident Motorcycle/Scooter: $60

This season, all parking in the Surfer's End lot at Second Beach as well as for Third Beach (Boat Ramp and Town Beach lots) is resident only with a seasonal resident pass.

Questions:  401-842-6522 (If no one answers, leave a message)

Compliments & Concerns: Submit everything from positive feedback about interactions with staff to work requests and issues all in one place at Beach Survey online.

Beach Safety: For the latest tips and suggestions on staying safe at the beach, visit Beach Safety online.

Beach Closures: To view current beach closures across Rhode Island, visit Beach Closures online.

Dogs: Dogs are allowed at Second and Third beaches May 1 - Sept. 30 from 5 am - 7:45 am only, provided they're leashed. For more information, visit Dogs on the Beaches online.

Beach Weather: The latest information about the expected weather at Second and Third beaches is available at Weather Report online.

Surf and Tide Report: Current data on the surf and tides available at Surf & Tide Reports online.


Beach Cams: Check out the conditions at Second Beach at Beach Cams online.

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