Salty Brine State Beach, Narragansett

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Salty Brine State Beach is a state-operated recreation area on Block Island Sound in the town of Narragansett, Rhode Island. Formerly called Galilee State Beach after the village in which it is located, it was renamed to honor radio and television personality "Salty" Brine (Walter Leslie Brian, 1918-2004) in 1990. The area offers ocean swimming and saltwater fishing. A 2800sqft beach pavilion and boardwalk were added to the facility in 2010.In the newsOn July 11, 2015, the beach came to national attention when an apparent explosion from under the sand threw a woman 5–6 feet into the air, injuring her. The cause of the blast remains a mystery.
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  • Sweet LITTLE beach with cute snack bar, tables, umbrellas, covered area and restrooms for a perfect day at the beach AND you get to wave at the Block Island Ferry. Great beach if you don't want or can...  more »
  • This is a small state beach nestled in between several seafood restaurants located in Galilee Rhode Island. Though it is small it's a very clean beach but a bit crowded (and this was off season). The ...  more »
  • beach is wonderful good eats nearby only downside is you have to get there early for a parking spot they dont let you wait in line for a spot eventhough i have a seasons pass sticker  more »
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  • Had a great time flying kites in the grassy area
  • Simply great. Nice beach with good facilities. Great location next to the channel with sea traffic of both commercial fishing boats and pleasure craft. Best of all, George's of Galilee for marvelous seafood.
  • Such a quiet pretty beach with restaurants & parking around the area.
  • Excellent beach.
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