Kayak Launch Location
Sakonnet Bridge Access, Tiverton: (CRMC designation public access, land under the bridge is State owned.) Directions from Rt 24/Rt138 north or south. Exit at Rt 77 (Exit 5) to Tiverton. Continue south on Rt 77 and make a really hare right turn onto Riverside Drive. Under the Sakonnet Bridge is a hard-packed sand boat launch ramp. There is room for several vehicles with trailers to park across the street. Parking for a few vehicles without trailers is available on the street. Riverside Marine boat launch is located just to the north. Not a scenic location, but with adequate access to the Sakonnet River and Mount Hope Bay. The Sakonnet Boathouse, a kayak retailer is on the south side of the bridge. There are no pubic sanitary facilities in the area.
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