Kayak Launch Location
Galilee Access at Great Island Bridge, Narragansett: (State Fishing Access Site) Directions from Providence direction; take Rt 95 south to Rt 4, continue south on to Rt 1, past Tower Hill interection. Exit Rt 1 at Narragansett Exit on to Rt 108 south. Coming from the west on Rt 1, exit to Rt 108. Continue on Rt 108 (Pt Judith Ave) about 3 miles. Just before the water tower (on your right) , turn right onto the Galilee Escape Rd. Follow the Escape Rd. to the end and turn right. Just before the bridge to Great Island, pull into the Galilee State Boat Launch. Drop your boat and gear at the ramp then park in the parking lot.just behind the launch site or across the street This state-owned fishing access site has a boat ramp with parking for about 50 trailers. Use is restricted to fishing (boat launching), as opposed to ferry parking. The town Police have ticketed cars without trailers parked in the trailer parking, so use discretion. Cars can park across the street, there should be no parking fee. The parking situation for kayaks has not been clarified between the State DEM and the Narragansett Police. If questioned by the police, tell them the DEM said it was OK, and visa versa. There are two portable outhouses in the parking lot.
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