Riverside Cemetery

Riverside Cemetery

South Kingstown, Rhode Island 02879

Riverside Cemetery website

About this Location

Riverside Cemetery is located in Wakefield, Rhode Island, and consists of over 7,500 grave sites on 28 acres. The beautiful cemetery, nestled along the banks of the Saugatucket River, is a true piece of New England history and was incorporated in Rhode Island in the year 1870. ​

There are a variety of ways to experience Riverside Cemetery, including walking, looking for wildlife, enjoying a bit of tranquility, or paying respect to those we have lost. The knowledgeable staff is happy to help you learn more about the cemetery's history, the notable individuals buried here, the many buildings and monuments, or the various horticultural collections. 

Notable Trails

A section of the  South County (William C. O’Neill) Bike Path is adjacent to Riverside Cemetery.

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