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:
This is a DEM fishing access site on Barber Pond. There is a gravel parking lot next to the pond and the natural gravel shoreline here can be used as a boat ramp or for launching hand-carried boats. Barber Pond is a 28 acre pond. It is restricted to non-motorized boats and boats powered by an electric motor. This area stocked is stocked with trout several times throughout the year.
This site provides access to the following water bodies in the Pawcatuck River watershed: Barber Pond.
Town: South Kingstown
Driving Landmarks: On the west side of Route 2, 0.7 miles north of the junction with Route 138 and 6 miles south of the junction with Route 102
Access & Waters:
Water 'Features' At Site: 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
Parking: parking lot
ADA Accessible Parking Spaces? no
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This site report was last updated on April 21, 2008