Refuge Headquarters50 Bend RoadCharlestown, RI 02813(401)364-9124 - voice(401)364-0170 - fax
The refuge is located in Middletown, Rhode Island. Take route 1 South to route 138 East, over the Newport Bridge. Take the Newport exit and pass through downtown Newport on route 138A. Once through the downtown, you will pass First (or Newport) Beach. Just past First Beach, take a right onto Purgatory Road. Take a right onto Sachuest Point Drive and follow to the end, which will bring you directly into the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge parking lot. For your GPS coordinates use, 41.479652, -71.243998.
Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center769 Sachuest Point RoadMiddletown, RI 02842(401)847-5511
**please note that this is a physical address, not a mailing address
These driving directions are provided as a general guide only. No representation is made or warranty given as to their content, road conditions or route usability or expeditiousness. User assumes all risk of use. For your safety, please consult the official Rhode Island highway map and check road conditions at Rhode Island Road Information Service before leaving on your trip.
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