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Cliff Walk is a 7 mile out and back trail located near Newport, Rhode Island and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Phillip Berry (868)

12 Completed8 Reviews

This is a great paved walk with an ocean view if you come early in the day. The midportion has some large boulders you walk over for about 1/2 mile or so. Certainly an easy hike. It can get very crowded with lots of tourists milling about if you wait too late especially on a weekend. You can park at Easton Beach for free if you come early, but after 8 AM you have to pay to park.

Roger Rutkowski (340)

20 Completed4 Reviews

Mike Svatek (36)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Good hike. Not really set up to run the trail because too narrow. Parking is a bit of a challenge. Bring a couple bucks with you to buy some lemonade or water from the local kids on the trail.

Jeanne Casiano (664)

14 Completed14 Reviews

The pinnacle of RI sightseeing walks, the Cliff Walk is one we do at least once a year. Parking at Easton's Beach and making a return loop along Bellevue Ave brings this hike to just over 9 miles, but the shady stroll and along Newport's most affluent street makes it worth it. Besides, you might be lucky and catch the trolley back to the car! My favorite part of this hike is not the mansion-side stroll, but the scramble along the rocks for the last couple of miles. Fun stuff!

R G. (114)

Coming back strong...still needs some work but well worth the effort.

Ryan Brown (102)

5 Completed3 Reviews

Visited Newport last weekend and walked the Cliff Walk. Scenic, crowded, and still under construction. Crowds and construction aside, the walk is well worth being sandwiched between the ocean, precipitous cliffs, and stunning manors. Newport in general is very walkable and warrants investigation by any Cliff Walk weary traveler.

Shari K Gardner (595)

7 Completed4 Reviews

Totally agree, this is not a hike, it's a walk with way to many people.

Cindy C. (50)

This is not a Hike. It's a walk. Full of tourists, kids and runners. "The Cliff" is almost all man made also "the Cliff" is very disappointing if you are expecting a vertical drop. It's nice to walk along the ocean and hear the waves but other than that, nothing else. It could be very cold and windy during the fall/Winter. Also, during the spring/Summer, the trees block almost all the view from the mansions. Maybe you are able to see 1 or 2 but as someone se said, you can only walk 1.5 miles due to the damage from Sandy.

Steven Soares (298)

8 Completed8 Reviews

check out my video of this hike on you tube here is the link

KT Tobin (112)

2 Completed2 Reviews

beautiful walk. fine with flip flops up to the point it is closed for repairs. very hard to keep teenage boys off the beat path and out of the water by the forty steps!