Scituate (Rhode Island)

Scituate is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island.

Scituate was founded in 1710 by emigrants from Massachusetts. Scituate was considered to be a part of Providence until 1731. Encompassing 52 square miles, Scituate is bounded by Glocester to the north, Johnston and Cranston to the east, Coventry to the south, and Foster to the west. The Scituate Reservoir supplies drinking water to over 60% of the state's population. Scituate offers suburban conveniences and proximity to Providence, and a tranquil, rural environment of unspoiled forests and pristine streams and ponds. Low taxes, an excellent school system, and location ,makes Scituate a desirable place to live in Rhode Island.

Get in

By Car Route 6 will take you through the heart of Scituate. From I-95 N, take 295 N to Route 6 W. From I-95 S, take Route 10 S to Route 6 W. The easiest way to get to Scituate is by Rt. 6 North off of 295 Take exit 6C toward US-6 W/FOSTER.. This will take you through the middle of Scituate. Another road that allows you to get into Scituate is Plainfield Pike, going through Cranston. The best way to get to Scituate from the north is Rt. 6 off of 395 as well as Rt. 101.

Get around

RI as well as other new england states is infamous for axle damaging and tire poping pot holes caused by frozen water during the winter time. Scituate has numerous pot holes in the its rural out skirts nevertheless traveling by car is the best way to get around Scituate. Biking is an option on the less congested roads,but due to narrow streets in the residential areas it is not suggested . There is some bus service in the area RIPTA bus #90 goes to Scituate but is not ideal .



Parks and Recreation. All parks are for public use. Many of them are used for team sports as well. The parks are open from 7:00 am to 10:00 PM, 7 days a week, unless otherwise posted.

It is located walking distance from the heart of Scituate Village. It has 4 tennis court, 2 softball fields, as well as 1 basketball court. All of the venues are lighted, and during the summer there are basketball tournaments held weekly. Right across the street there is a Gazebo that every month holds local events, including outdoor concerts and local car shows., Clinton Avenue. Two little league fields, two tennis courts, a softball field, basketball court, and a playground.






All town department phone numbers can be found on the town website:

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With its great scenery and small town living, it is a great place to get out and take walks or bike rides though the town and around the Scituate reservoir, taking in the clean air, and beautiful nature views of nice trees and beautiful flowers.

Routes through Scituate

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