Bristol Town Beach

Bristol, Rhode Island
Managed by The Swim Guide

Bristol Town Beach is a pebbly beach located on Asylum Road in Bristol. Here you can enjoy swimming (lifeguards on duty), boating, fishing, and paddling. In addition to recreational water activities, there is no shortage of activities for visitors to this beach! Have a picnic or enjoy a game of volleyball, softball, roller hockey, or soccer. When you've worked up an appetite, grab a snack at the beach snack bar. For your convenience there are restrooms and parking at the beach. No pets allowed.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on September 7th, 2016. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
-4°C
Mostly clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Bristol Town Beach is sampled weekly from May 26th to September 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Rhode Island Department of Health monitors water quality at all licensed beaches in Rhode Island. Water samples are collected from Memorial Day weekend to Labour Day weekend. The monitoring schedules follows a tiered monitoring plan. Tier I beaches are sampled at least weekly. Tier II beaches are samples monthly.

Tier III beaches are sampled twice per season.

The Rhode Island Department of Health does not share weekly test results. Only official beach advisories are shared publicly. The current threshold for triggering a possible advisory is 60 CFU of enterococcus per 100ml of marine water. When a test result exceeds this threshold, resamples are taken and other factors, such as weather and water conditions, are used to determine whether an official advisory should be issued.

Swim Guide does not actively update Rhode Island beaches.

Please note that smoking is banned at all Rhode Island public beaches.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Bristol Town Beach

Bristol, Rhode Island
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on September 7th, 2016. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
-4°C
Mostly clear

Bristol Town Beach is a pebbly beach located on Asylum Road in Bristol. Here you can enjoy swimming (lifeguards on duty), boating, fishing, and paddling. In addition to recreational water activities, there is no shortage of activities for visitors to this beach! Have a picnic or enjoy a game of volleyball, softball, roller hockey, or soccer. When you've worked up an appetite, grab a snack at the beach snack bar. For your convenience there are restrooms and parking at the beach. No pets allowed.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Bristol Town Beach is sampled weekly from May 26th to September 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Rhode Island Department of Health monitors water quality at all licensed beaches in Rhode Island. Water samples are collected from Memorial Day weekend to Labour Day weekend. The monitoring schedules follows a tiered monitoring plan. Tier I beaches are sampled at least weekly. Tier II beaches are samples monthly.

Tier III beaches are sampled twice per season.

The Rhode Island Department of Health does not share weekly test results. Only official beach advisories are shared publicly. The current threshold for triggering a possible advisory is 60 CFU of enterococcus per 100ml of marine water. When a test result exceeds this threshold, resamples are taken and other factors, such as weather and water conditions, are used to determine whether an official advisory should be issued.

Swim Guide does not actively update Rhode Island beaches.

Please note that smoking is banned at all Rhode Island public beaches.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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