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Potowomut Pond

41° 37.862' N    71° 27.199' 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:

Potowomut Pond is a small, 19 acre pond with a DEM Fishing Access Site on the east side. The shoreline here is gravel and very suitable for launching hand carried boats into the pond. Some of the shore of the pond has been built up with houses, but much of the shoreline is wooded. It is a long narrow pond and if you paddle up to the north end you can explore a little ways up the Hunt River. The west side of the pond is in East Greenwich. The east side is in Warwick. This pond is stocked with trout during the early spring.

This site provides access to the following water bodies in the Hunt River watershed: Potowomut Pond.


Town: Warwick

Nearest Town Center: East Greenwich

Driving Landmarks: From Route 1 (Post Road), south of downtown East Greenwich, head east on Essex Road for 0.4 miles and then turn left onto Potowomut Road. The boat ramp is 0.3 miles ahead on your left off Potowomut Road.

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 ramp

ADA Accessible Boat Launch? no

Shoreline: gravel boat ramp

Float/Dock: no


Parking: yes

ADA Accessible Parking Spaces? no

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This site report was last updated on October 9, 2017

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