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Welcome to the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's Community Website.
What Would You Like To Do?
Host a Special Event at one of Rhode Islands State Parks, Management Areas or Coastal Resource Properties
*Before applying for any event on RI DEM, State Park Property you must contact the individual park first. For a list of park contact information, go to the RI State Parks Contact Page.
Visit the Events & Rentals page to learn more about hosting an event at a state park, beach, bike path, management area or other property managed by RI Parks & Recreation, the Bureau of Natural Resources or the Division of Coastal Resources.
Become an Approved Vendor
Register to become an Approved Food Truck to serve private events at RI State Parks or rent space at Brenton Point State Park. Visit the Food Truck page to learn more about the RI State Park Food Truck Program.
Register to become an Approved Recreational Equipment Company to provide bounce houses or other recreational equipment to events in RI State Parks. Visit the Recreational Equipment page to learn more about registering your company.
Register to become an Approved Picnic Company to serve private events in RI State Parks. Visit the Picnic Company page to learn more about registering your picnic company to operate in state parks.
Register to become an Approved Photographer. Visit the Photography page to learn more about registering as a professional photographer operating in state parks.
Register for a Lifeguard Exam. Visit the Lifeguards page for more information about scheduling lifeguard exams (in season).