About the Park
Also called Ragged Neck, Rye Harbor State Park affords scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Isles of Shoals, and Rye Harbor. Ragged Neck is a peninsula of rocky coastline filled with lush green grass. Favorite activities enjoyed in the park include saltwater fishing and picnicking with ocean breezes. Amenities offered include picnic tables and restrooms.
See Metered Parking & Citation Information
Are pets allowed at Rye Harbor State Park?
Pets are not permitted in the park from May 1 - September 30. Leashed pets are permitted in the park from November 1 - April 30. See the NH State Parks Pets Policy for more information.
Group Use Reservations
For information on this parks pavilion rental please visit Pavilions & Group Use page.
Day Use Youth Groups
Keep Your Parks Clean
Through the Carry-In/Carry-Out Program, you can help us keep your parks clean and beautiful by carrying out whatever you carry in. Thank you for your cooperation and remember to recycle.
Access for Persons with Disabilities
Visit our Accessibility page. For more information on specific accessibilty needs or questions, please contact the individual park office directly.
Find Additional Seacoast Beaches and Parks:
Hampton Beach State Park - South Beach
North Hampton State Park
Wallis Sands State Park
Odiorne Point State Park
Rye Harbor State Park
For information about sea life visit the
New England Aquarium
Blue Ocean Society Discovery Center
Information about Monarch Butterflies
Endangered Piping Plovers