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Rhode Island

Hunting

Public Lands & Hunting Areas

Legend

All legal methods for that species as defined in regulations/required

Archery Only

#

Archery or Muzzleloader

@

Archery or Shotgun

Pheasants stocked

◊*

Youth pheasent hunt (registration required)

X

Closed to hunting/not applicable

TNC

The Nature Conservancy

Small Game

rabbit, squirrel, coyote, raccoon and fox

Migratory Birds

doves, crows, woodcock, snipe and rails (not waterfowl)

WMA

Wildlife Management Area

NWR

United States Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wildlife Refuge

PR

Public Reservation

Co-op

Cooperative hunting property

SP

State Park

Initals

Property Name

Town

Type

Acres

Deer

Deer Mng Zone

Turkey

Pheasant & Quail

Small Game

Migratory Birds

Waterfowl

Permit Required

Archery Proficency Card Required

Notes

ARC

Arcadia

Hpktn, Extr, Rchmd, Wst Gnch

WMA

14,692

2


1

BEA

Beavertail

Jamestown

SP

169

O

1

X

X

X

X

X

2

BIR

Big River

Wst Gnch, Cvntry, Extr

WMA

8,373

2




BLF

Black Farm

Hopkinton

WMA

312

2



1

BLH

Black Hut

Burrillville

WMA

1,682

2




BIB

Block Island National Wildlife Refuge

Beane Point

New Shoreham

NWR

22

4

X

X

X

X

X

3

BIG

Grove Point

New Shoreham

NWR

10

O

4

X

X

X

X

X

3

BIS

Sandy Point

New Shoreham

NWR

42

4

X

X

X

X

X

3

BII

Skippers Island

New Shoreham

NWR

17

O

4

X

X

X

X

X

3

BIW

Wash Pond

New Shoreham

NWR

38

O

4

X

X

X

X

3

BUH

Buck Hill

Burrillville

WMA

2,245

2




BUR

Burlingame

Hopkinton, Charlestown

WMA

1,779

1, 2




BNC

Burlingame North Camp

Charlestown

SP

884

1

X

X

X

X



2

CAN

Camp Nokewa

North Kingstown

WMA

84

1




CAP

Canonochet Preserve TNC

Hopkinton

Co-op

642

O

2

X

X

X

X

X




CAR

Carolina

Richmond

WMA

2,151

2




COP

Cocomcussoc Park

North Kingstown

SP

420

1

X

X

X




CBN

Cuttyhunk Brook Preserve,

North TNC

Exeter, West Greenwich

Co-op

361

2

X

X

X

X

X




CBS

South TNC

Exeter, West Greenwich

Co-op

428

O

2

X

X

X

X

X




DKP

Dave King Preserve TNC

North Kingstown

Co-op

161

O

1

X

X

X

X

X




DIH

Diamond Hill

Cumberland

PR

408

1

X

X

X




DUH

Durfee Hill

Glocester

WMA

2,011

2

◊*



1

Dutch Island

Jamestown

WMA

102

Closed to All Hunting

10

EAB

East Beach

Charlestown

SP

214

O

1

X

X

X

X




ERF

Eight Rod Farm

Tiverton, Little Compton

WMA

419

2

◊*




FCP

Francis Carter Preserve TNC

Richmond, Charlestown

Co-op

1,089

O

1, 2

X

X

X

X

X




GAB

Galilee Bird Sanctuary

Narragansett

WMA

135

O

1




GEW

George Washington

Burrillville, Glocester

WMA

3,503

2




GOI

Gould Island

Jamestown

WMA

38

Temporarily Closed to All Access/Hunting
due to Remediation

GPR

Grass Pond Preserve TNC

Richmond

Co-op

417

2

X

X

X

X

X




GRS

Great Swamp

Richmond, S. Kingston

WMA

3,615

1, 2

◊*




GR1

Grills Preserve I

Westerly

Co-op

514

#

1

X

X

X

X




GR2

Grills Preserve II

Hopkinton

Co-op

163

#

2

X

X

X

X




Hillsdale

Richmond

WMA

1,825

Closed to All Hunting

HOI

Hope Island

Portsmouth

WMA

72

2




HDP

How Davey Preserve TNC

Hopkinton

Co-op

71

#

2

X

X

X

X

X




JLC

J. L. Curran

Cranston

SP

178

@

1

X

X

X

X



2, 4

JCC

John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge

Congdon Cove

South Kingstown

NWR

50

O

1

O, Fall

X

O

X

3

JCF

Foddering Farm

Narragansett

NWR

130

O

1

O, Fall

X

O

X

3

JCM

Middlebride

Narragansett

NWR

100

O

1

O, Fall

X

O

X

3

JCS

Sedge Island

Narragansett

NWR

6

X

X

X

X

X

X


3

JCR

Starr Drive

Narragansett

NWR

31

O

1

O, Fall

X

O

X

3

JCD

Stedman

South Kingstown

NWR

134

O

1

O, Fall

X

O

X

3

KIP

Killingly Pond

Foster, Glocester

WMA

767

2




LRD

Lake Road Hunting Area

Tiverton

WMA

120

2




MDM

Mary Donavan Marsh

Little Compton

WMA

15

2




NEW

Newton Swamp

Westerly

WMA

84

1




NIF

Nicholas Farm

Coventry

WMA

1,597

2



1

NBB

Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge

Barrier Beach Unit

Charlestown

NWR

32

1

X

X

X


3

NKP

Kettle Pond Unit

Charlestown

NWR

114

O

1

O, Fall

X

O

X

X


3

NLU

Lewis Unit

Charlestown

NWR

332

1

X

X

X


3

NSP

Salt Pond Unit

Charlestown

NWR

348

O

1

O, Fall

X

O

X

X


3

NWC

North West Coop

Glocester

Co-op

831

2

◊*


1, 2

OHA

One Hundred Acre Cove

Barrington

WMA

47

1



2

PAI

Patience Island

Portsmouth

WMA

203

O

3

X

X

O

X

X


2, 9, 5

PRA

Pocassett Ridge Conservation Area TNC

Tiverton

Co-op

488

O

2

X

X

X

X

X



2, 9, 5

PRC

Ponagansett River Corridor

Foster, Glocester

WMA

486

2




PWA

Providence Water Supply

Ashland

Scituate

Co-op

942

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PWB

Betty Pond

Scituate

Co-op

173

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PWC

Cork Brook

Scituate

Co-op

346

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PWJ

Joslin Farm

Scituate

Co-op

1,188

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PWP

Peeptoad

Scituate

Co-op

186

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PWQ

Quonopaug

Scituate

Co-op

457

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PWR

Riverview

Scituate

Co-op

731

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PWS

Swamp Brook

Scituate, Foster

Co-op

482

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PWT

Trimtown

Scituate

Co-op

985

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PWH

Tunk Hill

Scituate

Co-op

1,065

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PWM

Waterman

Scituate

Co-op

412

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PWW

Westconnaug

Scituate, Foster

Co-op

678

2

X

X

X

X

X



6

PIN

Prudence Island

North

Portsmouth

WMA

688

O

3

X

X

X


2, 9, 5

PIS

South

Portsmouth

WMA

740

O

3

X

X

X


2, 9, 5

QRP

Queens River Preserve TNC

Exeter

Co-op

187

O

2

X

X

X

X

X




ROC

Rockville

Hopkinton

WMA

998

2




ROH

Rodman Hollow

New Shoreham

WMA

119

4


2

ROT

Round Top

Burrillville

WMA

182

2




Sachuest

Middletown

NWR

242

Closed to All Hunting

SAM

Sapowet Marsh

Tiverton

WMA

322

O

2



7

SIM

Simmons Mill

Little Compton

WMA

433

2



8

SND

Snake Den

Johnston

SP

480

O

1

X

X

X

X

X




SS1

South Shore Wildlife Management Area

Field # 1

South Kingstown

USFWS

21

X

X

X

X

X


2

SS2

Field # 2

South Kingstown

Co-op

40

X

X

X

X

X

X


2

SS3

Field # 3

South Kingstown

WMA

29

O

1

X

X


2

SS4

Field # 4

South Kingstown

WMA

25

X

X

X

X

X

X


2

SS5

Field # 5

South Kingstown

WMA

54

#

1

X


2

SS6

Field # 6

South Kingstown

WMA

64

1

X


2

SUM

Succotash Marsh

South Kingstown

WMA

162

1




TIL

Tillinghast

West Greenwich

WMA

1,566

2




TOP

Town Pond

Portsmouth

WMA

54

X

2

X

X

X




TRU

Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge

South Kingstown

NWR

358

O

1

X

X

O

X

X

3

WAG

Washington Grove

Smithfield

SP

86

1




WIC

Wickaboxet

West Greenwich

WMA

669

2




WOH

Woody Hill

Westerly

WMA

735

1




Notes

1

Dog training area and field trials by permit.

2

See regulations for additional information.

3

See USFWS brochure for additional regulations. www.fws.gov/refuge/Ninigret/visit/visitor_activities.html

4

Closed to dove hunting.

5

Special Deer Season for Disabled Hunters. Taking of deer is limited to paraplegic and double amputee hunters.

6

Permit through Providence Water Supply.

7

Old Main Road Babot Unit safety zones and private land off Sapowet Avenue closed to hunting.

8

Waterfowl hunters must have (a) waterfowl decoys; (b) retrieving breed of hunting dog and/or a motorless boat/canoe.

9

Paraplegics may use shotguns.

10

Closed to the public.