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Access Sites

Please see below for a map of saltwater boating access sites throughout Rhode Island. The sites are State-owned and currently in usable condition. 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.

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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.

7

Monahan’s Dock

East side of Ocean Rd., at South Pier Rd., concrete — steep drop

3 – 4 ft.

South Kingstown

8

Narrow River

Off Pettaquamscutt Rd., between Middle Bridge Rd. and
Bridgetown Rd. , 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.

Portsmouth

13

Weaver Cove

On Burma Road. South of Melville complex

4 ft.

16

Gull Cove

Rte. 138. Linked concrete planks

2 ft.

17

Stone Bridge

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

3 ft.

Tiverton

14

Fogland

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

N/A

Prudence Island

15

Homestead

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

N/A

East Greenwich

18

Greenwich Cove

Pole #6, Crompton Ave.

N/A

Bristol

19

Independence Park

At the foot of Church St., off of Rt.114

N/A

21

Colt State Park

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

4 ft.

22

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

Warwick

20

Oakland Beach

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

<4 ft.

23

Conimicut Point

Northeast end of Shawomet Ave., off Symonds Ave. Linked concrete ramp

<2 ft.

25

Gaspee Point

Passeonkquis Cove. Southwest end of Gaspee Point Dr., off
Narragansett Pkwy. Concrete and asphalt ramp

2 ft.

Barrington

26

Haines Park

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

4 ft.

27

Barrington

Off of Rt. 114 North. Cement Slab

N/A

East Providence

27

Sabin Point Park

Off Bullock’s Point Ave. Hard packed sand

N/A

30

Bold Point

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

4 ft.

Providence

29

Collier Park

Concrete Slab

N/A

Pawtucket

31

Old State Pier

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

N/A

32

Pawtucket

East Side of Taft St., just south or Rt. 95 bridge. Linked concrete planks

N/A

* Please note that some boating access sites may require a permit or fee for parking and/or use.

N/A= Information not available

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