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Willet Pond

41° 46.525' N    71° 21.386' W   See this location in: Google Maps   Map Server   Acme Maps

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This is a site for launching hand-carried boats such as canoes or kayaks.

Description & Overview:

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Willett Pond is a small, 4 1/2 acre pond at a city park named for the pond. Near the parking lot for the park there is a concrete slab ramp for launching hand carried boats into the pond. This pond is stocked with trout in the early spring.

This site provides access to the following water bodies in the Coastal Watersheds (East Bay) watershed: Willett Pond.

Location:

Town: East Providence

Nearest Town Center: Riverside

Driving Landmarks: This site is in a small city park on the north side of Willett Avenue/Route 103, just east of Forbes Avenue.

Access & Waters:

Water 'Features' At Site: pond

Note: Because one boat launch can access, say, both a lake and a river or both the upstream and downstream portions of a river, not all paddling trips at a given site will necessarily encounter all of the features listed.

Type of Access: Boat launch for hand carried boats

ADA Accessible Boat Launch? no

Shoreline: concrete ramp

Float/Dock: no

Approximate Length of Carry between Car Access and Water: 50 feet

Hours of Operation: Sunrise to sunset, year-round

Parking:

Parking: parking lot

ADA Accessible Parking Spaces? no

Sources for More Information:

Website: Willett Pond Park page on the East Providence Parks Department website

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This site report was last updated on January 21, 2009

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