Mohegan Bluffs, New Shoreham

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#1 of 21 in Beaches in Rhode Island
Look far out on the Atlantic Ocean from the top of Mohegan Bluffs before heading down to dig your feet into the sand at the bottom. The 46 m (150 ft) cliffs remain a favorite scenic point on Block Island, and they take their name from a 16th-century battle in which Niantic Native Americans sent invading Mohegans plummeting to their death below. Today, a steep staircase of about 100 steps provides safer access to the beach. Plan to see Mohegan Bluffs and other attractions that appeal to you using our New Shoreham vacation builder.
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  • August 14, 2017
    We went on a cloudy day, at the base of the many stairs, is a rocky hill to climb down - wear a good hiking shoe! The view from both the top and the bottom was worth the climb. Rock stackers paradise....  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Worth the mile and a half (roughly) walk from the ferry. Looks like the wild coast of Great Britani or Big Sur.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    It is a trip to get here, but it is well worth it. The stairs going down to the beach is steep and some people would need assistance. The beach is a lot bigger than I anticipated, and it is also rocky...  more »

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