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Union Pond

41° 57.111' N    71° 42.24' 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:

Union Pond is at the northern tip of Pascoag Reservoir but it is separated from the reservoir by a substantial earthen dam. So, this DEM Fishing Access Site boat ramp only provides access to the 11 acre Union Pond. The shore of Union Pond is largely forested except at the very northern tip where the pond ends in Pascoag Village and at the south end where the ponds end below the dam for Pascoag Reservoir. Outboard motors are not permitted on Union Pond.

This site provides access to the following water bodies in the Blackstone River watershed: Union Pond.


Town: Burrillville

Nearest Town Center: Pascoag

Driving Landmarks: From the junction of Route 100 and Route 107 in Pascoag take Route 100 south for 0.2 miles, and then turn right onto Reservoir Road. The road down to the boat ramp is 1/10 mile ahead on the right, at the place where Reservoir Road takes a bend to the left.

Access & Waters:

Water 'Features' At Site: dam, 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: cement plank boat ramp

Float/Dock: no


Parking: yes: 10 spaces

ADA Accessible Parking Spaces? no

Sources for More Information:

Website: Town of Burrillville website with information about Union Pond and other places to go fishing in Burrillville

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This site report was last updated on January 20, 2009

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