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Access Sites

Saltwater Marine Fishing Regulations Rhode Island Saltwater Fishing

Please see below for a map of saltwater boating access sites throughout Rhode Island. The sites are State-owned and currently in usable condition. A list of these locations with brief descriptions is found on page 21. More boating access sites, such as town-owned ramps, and additional information can be found on the Marine Fisheries website at http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/bnatres/fishwild/boatlnch.htm#salt.

When utilizing these boating access sites, please be respectful of other users and properly dispose of all trash and waste.

Town

Site #

Name

Description

Depth
at MLW

Westerly

1

Main Street Main St., concrete slab ramp

4 ft.

Charlestown

2

Quonochontaug Breachway Off West Beach Rd., concrete plank ramp

3 ft.

3

Charlestown Breachway West end of Charlestown Beach Rd., linked concrete slabs

3 ft.

4

Charlestown Off of Charlestown Beach Rd. Natural Shoreline, gravel base

N/A

Narragansett

5

Galilee Corner of Galilee Rd., and Great Island Rd., southeast side of Great Island Bridge. Linked concrete planks – double ramp

4 ft.

6

Monahan’s Dock East Side of Ocean Rd., at South Pier Rd., concrete – steep drop

3 – 4 ft.

South Kingstown

7

Narrow River Off Middlebridge Rd. on Pollock Ave., concrete planks

3 ft.

8

Marina Park Route 1., concrete slabs

N/A

Newport

9

Fort Adams Off Harriston Ave.

3 ft.

Middletown

10

Third Beach Concrete ramp. Parking fee when beach is open

N/A

Little Compton

11

Sakonnet Point Sakonnet Point Rd. (Rt. 77). North side of Town Landing Rd., linked concrete planks

2 ft.

North Kingstown

12

Wilson Park East end of Intrepid Dr., off Post Rd., Rt. 1, near fire station. Linked concrete plank – moderately steep

3 ft.

Tiverton

13

Fogland End of Fogland Rd., at High Hill Rd. Linked concrete planks

N/A

14

Sakonnet River Bridge Underneath new Sakonnet bridge., off Riverside Dr. concrete planks, strong currents

N/A

Portsmouth

15

Weaver Cove On Burma Rd. South of Melville complex. Concrete slabs

4 ft.

16

Gull Cove Accessed via turnoff from RI 138 E/24 E. Linked concrete planks

2 ft.

17

Stone Bridge Off Rte. 138 at junction of Park Ave and Point Rd., at Teddy’s Beach

3 ft.

Prudence Island

18

Homestead On Prudence Island, off Narragansett Ave., north of Prudence Variety

N/A

East Greenwich

19

Greenwich Cove Pole #6, Crompton Ave. Concrete slab

N/A

Warwick

19

Goddard Goddard State Park

N/A

20

Oakland Beach Warwick Cove. Oakland Beach Ave. Take last left. East side of Oakland Beach. Concrete ramp

<4 ft.

Bristol

21

Independence Park At the foot of Church St., off of Rt. 114. Linked concrete slab

N/A

22

Colt State Park Off of Hope St. (Rt. 114), concrete ramp

4 ft.

23

Annawanscutt Annawanscutt Dr., off Metacom Ave. (Rt. 136), past Veteran’s Home. Linked concrete planks

>2 ft.

Warren

24

Warren West side of Water St., at Wheaton St., cement slab

N/A

Barrington

25

Haines Park On Bullock’s Cove, off Metropolitan Park Dr. concrete slab

4 ft.

East Providence

26

Sabin Point Off Bulluck’s Point Ave. Hard packed Sand

N/A

27

Bold Point Off Veteran’s Memorial Pkwy., via Mauran Ave. at the end of Pier Rd. Concrete slab

4 ft.

Providence

28

Gano Park End of of East Transit St. Concrete slab

N/A

Pawtucket

29

Festival Pier End of Tim Healey Way, off of School St. (Rt. 114). Concrete slab

N/A

30

Pawtucket East side of Taft St., just south of Rt. 95 bridge. Linked concrete planks

N/A