Part of the eight stations that make up the Union Fire District of South Kingstown, the Matunuck Volunteer Fire…More Company was organized in 1978 and is located at the eastern terminus of Matunuck Beach Road.
Station 7 is home to Engine 18, a first-run pumper; Engine 17, a Ford F-350 brush truck; and Rescue Boat 7. The Union Fire District is currently looking for volunteers; those interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter near Matunuck should call the station to set up an appointment with a line officer.
Carpenter's Beach Meadow, Inc 854 Matunuck Beach Rd, Wakefield, RI02879 In 1935 Mary Carpenter began working with her family at Carpenter's Beach Meadow, Inc at the age of 17. Her and her…More family's hard work has led to the establishment of the 288 summer cottage development off Matunuck Beach Road. Even at the age of 94, Carpenter still continues to work on the property to assure its preservation for future generations of families that may reside at the compound. The community remains the same as it was in 1935 in that it is still a very family-oriented association in which the people are even closer than the proximity of their houses to one another.
Willow Dell Beach Club 156 Cards Pond Rd, South Kingstown, RI02879 Willow Dell is a small private beach club with showers, changing rooms and parking. It offers easy access to…More the Matunuck beachfront. The club is located down a secluded, gated private road, and only members are provided with keys.
The South Kingstown Land Trust 313 Main St, Wakefield, RI02879 Th mission of the South Kingstown Land Trust has been to preserve and protect the town's open spaces for the benefit of…More the community. With nearly 30 percent of open space, South Kingstown is well-positioned to benefit from action of the land trust in securing the preservation of these untouched acres. The land trust works with land owners directly to protect open space and makes some available for hiking and other activities. The land trust is a membership organization, where active members regularly publish a newsletter and hold events, lectures, and its annual meeting at its barn located on Matunuck Beach Road.