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Freshwater Ramps

No HP restriction and parking available unless otherwise noted. All listings are state or town owned and operated.

Blackstone Valley


Burrillville

  • Clear River Access to Harrisville Pond, Route 100 to Route 98. Cement slab ramp.
  • Spring Lake 96 acres. Route 102 to Joslin Rd., to Spring Lake Rd., to Blackhut Rd. Cement slab. Electric trolling motors only.
  • Union Pond 8 acres. Route 44 to Route 100, left on Reservoir Rd. No outboard motors.
  • Wakefield Pond 72 acres. Route 100. Left on Wakefield Pond Rd., left on Lee Circle . No outboard motors Jun 20-Sep 20.
  • Wilson Reservoir 127 acres. Route 100 to Wallum Lake Rd., left East Wallum Lake Rd. 10 HP limit.

Glocester

  • Bowdish Reservoir 126 acres. Route 44 to George Washington Campground entrance. Boat ramp third left. Concrete slab. 10 HP limit.
  • Clarkville Pond Route 44 to Richardson clearing trail, to Cold Spring Trail. Electric trolling motors only.
  • Keech Pond 129 acres. Route 44 to Chestnut Hill Rd., to Indian Trail, to end, ramp on left. 10 HP limit.
  • Lake Washington 42 acres. Route 44 to Lake Washington Dr. Electric trolling motors only.
  • Pascoag Reservoir ( Echo Lake ) 352 acres. Route 44 to Jackson School House Rd. 10 HP limit from Sat before Memorial Day-day after Labor Day.
  • Smith & Sayles Reservoir 186 acres. Route 44 to Chestnut Hill Rd. to Sand Dam Rd. 10 HP limit.

Lincoln

  • Onley Pond 126 acres. Lincoln Woods State Park . Route 146. All power boats prohibited on Sat, Sun and Holidays, Jun 5-Sep 15.

North Smithfield

  • Upper Slatersville Reservoir 147 acres. Route 295 to Route 102. Slab ramp on right.

Scituate

  • Hope Landing Upper Pawtuxet River . Route 116 to Hope Furnace Rd. Electric trolling motors only.

Smithfield

  • Woonaquatucket Reservoir (Stump Pond) 304 acres. Route 5 to Log Rd. Slab ramp. 10 HP limit.

East Bay


Tiverton

  • Stafford Pond 476 acres. Route 24E to Fish Rd. South to Bulgarmarsh Rd. Left on Route 81. Cement slab. Electric trolling motors only.

Newport


Portsmouth

  • Melville Public Fishing Area 6 acres. Mostly shore fishing off Route 114. Car-top launching.

South County


Charlestown

  • Watchaug Pond Burlingame State Park .

Coventry

  • Carbuncle Pond 48 acres. Route 102 to Route 14. Electric trolling motors only.
  • Tiogue Lake 215 acres. Off Route 3.

Exeter

  • Beach Pond 340 acres. Launching on Connecticut side.
  • Breakheart Pond 33 acres. In Arcadia Management Area. Route 3 to Route 165, to Frosty Hollow Rd., to Austin Farm Rd. Gravel ramp. 10 HP limit.

Hopkinton

  • Alton Landing Route 138 to Hope Valley Rd. to Route 91. No outboard motors.
  • Ashville Pond 32 acres. Route 95 to Route 3 to Canochet Rd. . 10 HP limit.
  • Blue Pone Route 95 to Route 3 to Canochet Rd. Canoe launching.
  • Locustville Pond 83 acres. Route 95 to Route 138, right onto Bank St. to Fairview Ave. Gravel ramp. 10 HP limit.
  • Mechanic's Street Access Site Access to Wood River . Route 95 to Route 3 to Mechanic St. Canoes and small car-top boats. 
  • Moscow Pond 18 acres. Route 95 to Route 138 to Woody Hill Rd. Car-top boats. Unimproved ramp.
  • Wood River Access Hope Valley Rd.

North Kingstown

  • Silver Spring Lake 10 acres. Off Tower Hill Rd. at junction of Route 1 and Route 4. Electric trolling motors only.

Richmond

  • Biscuit City Landing Route 2, past the Route 138 intersection, left onto Biscuit City Rd. Gravel ramp.
  • Richmond Landing Route 95 to Route 138 to Route 112 to Route 91. Near bridge.
  • Wyoming Pond Route 95 to Route 138. Past intersection of Route 3 and 138. Gravel ramp.

South Kingstown

  • Barber's Pond 28 acres. Route 102 to Route 2. Gravel ramp. Electric trolling motors only.
  • Indian Lake 199 acres. Off Tower Hill Rd. 10 HP limit.
  • Taylor 's Landing Route 4 to Route 138 to Liberty Ln., West Kingston . Mainly canoes and small boats.
  • Tucker's Pond 101 acres. Route 138 to Route 110 to Tuckertown Rd. Cement slab. 10 HP limit.
  • Worden's Pond 1043 acres. Route 138 to Route 110 to Worden's Pond Rd. Cement slab.

West Greenwich

  • Big River Landing Route 95 to Weaver Hill Rd.
  • Tarbox Pond 15 acres. Route 95 to Route 3 to Division Rd. to Hopkins Hill Rd.

Westerly

  • Bradford Landing Route 95 to Rockville Alton Rd., to Route 91.
  • Chapman's Pond (Burden's) 164 acres. Route 95 to Rockville Alton Rd., to Route 91, to Westerly Bradford Rd. Cement slab. 10 HP limit.

Greater Providence


Cranston 

  • John L. Curran Public Fishing Area 38 acres. Route 295 to Scituate Ave. West to Seven Mile Rd. 10 HP limit.
  • Zeke's Bridge Route 3 to Harkney Hill Rd. Cement slab.

Foster

  • Shippee Saw Mill Pond Route 6 to Route 94. Left to Willoughby Young Rd. Electric trolling motors only.

Warwick

  • Potowomut Pond 17 acres. Route 1 to Essex Ave., to Potowomut Rd.


Saltwater Ramps


East Bay


Barrington

  • Haines Memorial Park On Bullock's Cove, off Metropolitan Park Dr. Concrete slab. Handicapped accessibility. 4 ft. at MLW.

Bristol

  • Annawanscutt to Mt. Hope Bay Annawanscutt Dr., off Metacom Ave. Linked concrete planks. >2 ft. at MLW.
  • Bristol Harbor State St. Concrete ramp. Use is restricted to Bristol residents. No parking.
  • Colt State Park Off Hope St. Concrete ramp. Handicapped accessibility. 4 ft. at MLW.
  • Independence Park At foot of Church St. off Route 114.

East Providence

  • Bold Point Off Veteran's Memorial Pkwy. via Mauran Ave. at the end of Pier Rd. Concrete slab. Handicapped accessibility. 4 ft. at MLW.
  • Haines Memorial Park On Bullock's Cove, off Metropolitan Park Dr. Concrete slab. Handicapped accessibility. 4 ft. at MLW.
  • Sabin Point Park Off Bullock's Pt. Ave. Hard packed sand.

Little Compton

  • Sakonnet Point Sakonnet Point Rd. North side of Town Landing Rd. Linked concrete planks. 2 ft. at MLW.

Tiverton

  • Sapowet Point Off Route 77 off Layfayette Ave. Ramp is hard beach cobble with natural slope ramp. High tide only. 2 ft. at MLW.

Providence/Warwick


Cranston

  • Pawtuxet Aborn St . No parking.

East Greenwich

  • Greenwich Cove Pole #6, Crompton Ave.

Warwick

  • Conimicut Point Shawomut Ave. off Symonds Ave. Linked concrete ramp. Problematic ramp, frequently sand covered. <2 ft. at MLW.
  • Goddard State Park Via Route 1. Linked concrete planks ramp. <2 ft. at MLW.
  • Longmeadow East end of Samuel Gorton Ave. off Warwick Neck Ave. Linked concrete ramp. High tide only. <2 ft. at MLW.
  • Oakland Beach Oakland Beach Ave. Concrete ramp. Handicapped accessibility. <4 ft. at MLW.
  • Passeonkquis Cove Gaspee Pt. Dr., off Narragansett Pkwy. Concrete and asphalt ramp. Closed 8 p.m.-6 a.m. 2 ft. at MLW.

Newport


Jamestown

  • Fort Getty Recreation Area Off Beavertail Rd. Parking fee when the park is open. Concrete.
  • Fort Wetherill Ocean St. off Walcott Ave. Linked concrete plank. Car-top only. 2.5 ft. at MLW.

Middletown

  • Third Beach Rd. Concrete ramp. Parking fee when beach is open.

Newport

  • Ft. Adams State Park Off Harrison Ave. Concrete slabs. 3 ft. at MLW.
  • Kings Beach Directly off Ocean Dr. Natural rock and cement. Car-top only.
  • Washington Street Two locations, Elm St. and Poplar St .

Portsmouth

  • Gull Cove Route 138. Linked concrete planks. 2 ft. at MLW. No parking.
  • Sandy Point Rd. Off Route 138. Concrete ramp.
  • Stone Bridge Off Route 138 at junction of Park Ave. and Point Rd. Concrete planks. 3 ft. at MLW.
  • Weaver Cove On Burma Rd. South Melville complex. Concrete ramp. Handicapped accessibility. 4 ft. at MLW.

South County


Charlestown

  • Charlestown Breachway Charlestown Beach Rd. Linked concrete slabs. 3 ft. at MLW.
  • Quonochontaug Breachway Off West Beach Rd. Concrete plank ramp. 3 ft. at MLW.
  • Town Dock Rd.

Narragansett

  • Galilee Corner of Galilee Rd. and Great Island Rd. Linked concrete planks. Double ramp. 4 ft. at MLW.
  • Monahan's Dock Ocean Rd. at S. Pier Rd. Concrete ramp with steep drop. 3-4 ft. at MLW.

North Kingstown

  • Allen's Harbor Route 1 to Quonset Pt./Davisville. 3 ft. at MLW. Fee for parking.
  • Wickford East end Intrepid Dr. off Post Rd. Linked concrete plank, moderately steep. 3 ft. at MLW.
  • Wickford Pleasant St.

South Kingstown

  • Marine Park Exit Route 1. Concrete slabs.
  • Narrow River Off Pettaquamscutt Rd. between Middle Bridge Rd. and Bridgetown Rd. Concrete planks. 3 ft. at MLW.
  • Pond Street At the end of Pond St. Gravel ramp. No parking
  • Snug Harbor Foot of Gooseberry Rd. No parking.

Westerly

  • Westerly Boat Ramp Main St. Concrete slab ramp. Handicapped accessibility. 4 ft. at MLW.