The MFD Beaches are open to all Fire District taxpayers and their guests.
There are three Beaches; Lawton Beach, Benson Beach and Clark Farms Beach.
Beach tags, which are provided free to all MFD taxpayers, are required to enter the MFD beaches.

Parking is available on a first come first served basis at the Lawton and Benson Beaches. The purchase and display of a parking pass is required to park at MFD parking lots.

MFD Beach Tags and Parking Passes will ONLY be available by mail starting 6/13/2021.

Please send:
  • A copy of your drivers license
  • Misquamicut address
  • Self addressed stamped envelope
Mail to:
Misquamicut Fire District
P.O. Box 2962
Westerly, RI 02891
Attention: Moderator

2021 Hours of Operation

Beaches Open Weekends

All Beaches (Benson, Clark and Lawton) will be open the weekends of May 29-31 (including Memorial Day), June 5-6, and June 12-13.
The hours are 9:00am to 6:00pm.

All beaches will also be open the weekends of September 11-12 and 18-19 only if sufficient personnel are available. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(If there is not sufficient personnel, the beaches will be closed.)

Beaches Open Daily

All beaches will be open every day starting June 19 through Monday, September 6. (If there isn't sufficient personnel, the first day will be June 26.)
The hours are:

Weekdays — 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Weekends and Holidays — 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Rules & Regulations

The MFD Rules & Regulations provide the guidelines for use of the MFD Beaches and Parking.

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