Carbuncle Pond is a pretty 39-acre pond in the Nicholas Farm Management Area. Two gravel parking lots lead to a handicapped-accessible fishing pier and to a concrete plank boat ramp. There are good places at both lots for launching hand-carried boats. Only electric trolling motors are allowed on the pond. The pond is stocked with trout several times a year.
Route 1A just off Route 1Charlestown, RIPhone: 401-364-1222
Pond swimming, fishing; playground, fields, nature center, Frisbee golf
Fishing is done in a small pond in the park. Picnicking, a pavilion, and bathrooms are nearby. See full description of Ninigret Park
Off Ocean AvenueNarragansett, RIPhone:
Off Ocean Road, just north of Scarborough State Beach. A dirt path extends toward Narragansetts Bay from a parking lot just north of the old stone carriage house. On-site parking is available.
Location: West Beach Road, off of Route 1. A popular fishing spot for striped bass, winter flounder, snapper, and Bluefish. Parking is available at the end of West Beach Road for cars and boat trailers.
Wyoming Pond (Wood River)
Bridge Street and Nooseneack Hill roadRichmond, RIPhone:
26 acres. Location: Route 95 to Route 138W, site just past intersection of Routes 3 and 138 and Bridge Street, on the right. Gravel ramp. Parking: Yes
The causeway and bridge crosed over the Narrow
River. At the southwest end of the
bridge there is a path to the Narrow
River identified by a historic marker.
There is restricted parking along
Middlebridge Road. Trash receptacles are on-site.
West end of Charlestown Beach RoadCharlestown, RIPhone:
The breachway has some of the best salt water fishing in South County and a panoramic view of Block Island Sound. there is a boat ramp of linked concrete slabs, a rock jetty, a wide sandy beach on the ocean, and an RV campground. There is parking and an entrance fee during season. No handicap access.
Old Sprague Bridge Overlook
Location: East of Scenic Route 1A.
The bridge abutments provide a view of the
Pettaquamscutt Refuge and the
Narrow River. There is parking available for
cars on both sides of the river.
Barber's Pond Road, off Route 2South Kingstown, RIPhone:
28 acres. Location: Route 102 to Route 2 South, about 7 miles on right. Parking: Yes.