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Park Policies

Welcome to Wilcox Park
A Victorian Strolling Park

Wilcox Park, established in 1898, is privately owned and operated by The Memorial and Library Association of Westerly, open daily from dawn until 9:00 PM.

To ensure a peaceful enjoyment of the park for all, please observe the following rules:

  • Bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, or scooters
  • Private automobiles
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Inappropriate language or behavior
  • Feeding waterfowl
  • Enjoy the flowers and trees; do not pick, alter or climb them.
  • Keep your pet on a leash and clean up after it.
  • Obtain a Park Use Application to request permission for private ceremonies and events.
  • Do not feed waterfowl - it is illegal under Rhode Island state law.

Park and Library staff may prohibit any activity that is not in the interest of The Memorial and Library Association of Westerly.