Fred Benson Town Beach is one of Block Island's most popular beaches. Town beach supplies a bathhouse and a pavilion. Town beach was once called State Beach, but the town now owns it. 'Town Beach' has lifeguards on duty.
Showers, lockers and rental items such as chairs, umbrellas and boogie boards are available to beachgoers. Food and drinks, ice cream, candy, and more are sold, and there's free parking at the beach.