Kayak Launch Location


Pawtuxet Cove beside the Aspray Boathouse in Pawtuxet Village – Warwick: (CRMC designation public access) From south of Providence, take 95 North to exit 14A and follow signs for Rte 1 North, which is the Post Road. Stay on the Post Road for 2.7 miles to a stop light where the Post Road Ts into Narragansett Parkway. You will be looking across a small park at Pawtuxet Cove. Turn right and almost immediately left into Pawtuxet Park. From the north take 95 South to exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue) and follow signs for Rte 1 South (left at bottom or ramp and right at blinking red light. Allens Avenue becomes Narragansett Boulevard, comes into a residential area, and comes close to the Providence River. At the only stop sign turn right onto Ocean Avenue, go up two blocks to Broad St, and turn left onto Broad St. Drive through Pawtuxet Village, cross the bridge over the Pawtuxet River, and stay to the left onto Narragansett Parkway. Look for a wooden sign for Pawtuxet Park, which has a white gazebo in the middle. The Boathouse is south of the park at the water. There is a ramp to the right of the Boathouse as you look at the water. At low tide the launch is thru mud. Ther is ample parking, but no sanitary facilities.

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