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Wilson Reservoir

41° 58.2' N    71° 43.397' W   See this location in: Google Maps   Map Server   Acme Maps

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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:

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Wilson Reservoir is a large, 109 acre reservoir with a RI DEM Fishing Access Site on the northeast side. A cement plank boat ramp provides access to the pond. There is a 10hp limit on motors. The shoreline of the reservoir is a mix of developed and undeveloped land, but almost all of the shoreline is privately owned.

This site provides access to the following water bodies in the Blackstone River watershed: Wilson Reservoir.

Location:

Town: Burrillville

Nearest Town Center: Pascoag

Driving Landmarks: From Route 100, a mile northwest of Pascoag, take East Wallum Lake Road north (this is a right turn if you are coming from Pascoag and a hard left turn if coming from the north). Go 0.6 miles and look for a dirt parking area on your left next to the lake.

Access & Waters:

Water 'Features' At Site: lake/reservior

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

Shoreline: cement plank boat ramp and adjacent gravel shoreline

Float/Dock: no

Parking:

Parking: parking lot, 12 spaces

ADA Accessible Parking Spaces? yes

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The data on this website come from many sources, including volunteers and organizations across the state of Rhode Island and nearby parts of Massachusetts. We have done our best to make sure the data are accurate and up to date, but any information critical to the success of your trip should be confirmed before you start. The maps and information on this website should not be substituted for nautical charts, topographic maps, or other more detailed maps and guides. We welcome corrections and additions. To send a correction or provide other feedback, please use our feedback form (see link above).

This site report was last updated on January 21, 2009

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