Swan Point Cemetery

Swan Point Cemetery

585 Blackstone Boulevard Providence, Rhode Island 02906

Official Website
Swan Point Cemetery Interactive map

Tips for Birding

Swan Point Cemetery is a popular birding destination during spring and autumn migration. The gates do not open until 8:00 am daily and close around 5:00 pm (7:00 pm in the summer months).

About this Location

Established in 1846 and still active, Swan Point Cemetery is a tranquil, meticulously maintained, 200-acre garden cemetery located in the northeast corner of Providence, Rhode Island. Swan Point’s expansive grounds make up the largest green space in the city of Providence.

Swam Point is accessible for roadside birding and the trails are ADA compliant. There is an ADA accessible restroom located by the Information Kiosk near the main entrance to the park. Please be respectful towards gravesites and anyone mourning while visiting this cemetery.

Photography Policy

In an effort to protect the privacy of our lot owners, photography and videography is restricted to scenes of the landscape, nature and architectural designs. The use of movie cameras and live models is strictly prohibited.

All persons wishing to take photographs for personal or commercial purposes must complete a Swan Point Cemetery Photography Permit Application, available at the office in the administration building.

Individuals wishing to take photographs or use film intended for publication or commercial use are prohibited from doing so without the written consent of Swan Point Cemetery. An application to publish photographs taken on the cemetery grounds must be made in writing and include proofs of the photos intended for publication along with an outline describing the article.


  • Restrooms on site

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Roadside viewing

  • Entrance fee

Content from Official Website and Noah Henkenius

Last updated August 5, 2023