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Tiogue Lake - North Glen Drive

41° 40.212' N    71° 32.902' W   See this location in: Google Maps   Map Server   Acme Maps

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This is a site for launching boats from trailers. Boat ramps can normally be used to launch canoes and kayaks but please do your best to keep the boat ramp clear for boat trailers.

Description & Overview:

This cement plank boat ramp is tucked into a residential area at the south end of Tiogue Lake.
There is limited parking here. The site is in a dense, residential neighborhood so please respect the local residents when parking and using this boat ramp. Tiogue Lake is a 226 acre reservoir with various bays and coves to explore but also a large open area 1/2 mile wide by almost a mile long. The shoreline is largely lined with houses. Tiogue Lake is stocked with trout several times during the spring.

Quiet area surrounded by trees and calm water. Parking is limited. Area needs litter cleaned up. Tiogue Lake is stocked with trout several times during the spring.

This site provides access to the following water bodies in the Pawtuxet River watershed: Tiogue Lake.


Town: Coventry

Driving Landmarks: From I-95 north take Exit 7 for Coventry/West Warwick and go left at the end of the ramp. From I-95 south take Exit 7 for West Warwick and go right at the end of the ramp.

This will put you on New London Turnpike heading northeast. Go 0.3 miles and turn left onto Arnold Road. Go 1/2 mile north on Arnold Road and turn right onto Crestwood Drive. Go one block and bear left onto North Glen Drive. The boat ramp is just ahead at the end of the road.

Access & Waters:

Water 'Features' At Site: lake/reservior

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 ramp

ADA Accessible Boat Launch? no

Shoreline: cement plank boat ramp

Float/Dock: no

Hours of Operation: Sunrise to sunset, year-round


Parking: yes: 6 spaces, no overnight parking

ADA Accessible Parking Spaces? no

Nearby Amenities:

Public Restrooms: No

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This site report was last updated on January 20, 2009

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