Free RI Paddling Maps Available
September 4, 2012
EastBayRI.com reports that the Rhode Island Blueways Alliance, working with 9 watershed organizations, the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program and the Rhode Island Foundation, has created 20 detailed, full-color paddling trail maps, showcasing paddle tours throughout Rhode Island.
In addition to paddling information and directions to the put-ins, many of the maps also include historical or natural history information about places along the way.
All the maps can be downloaded for free by CLICKING HERE.
The paddle maps include the following trips:
- Ten Mile River including a three-mile river paddle from Freedom Green in East Providence up the river to Hunts Mills and tours of Turner Reservoir and Central Pond in East Providence
- Kickemuit River in Warren and Bristol
- South County coastal ponds
- Upper Pettaquamscutt (Narrow) River and the Lower Pettaquamscutt River and Cove
- Pawtuxet River and the more challenging trip from Rhodes on the Pawtuxet through Pawtuxet falls to Pawtuxet Cove
- Warwick’s Buckeye Brook from Conimicut Point Park up Buckeye Brook and along the coast to Rocky Point Park
- Woonasquatucket River watershed featuring a downtown Providence paddle starting at South Water Street Landing and traveling up the Woonasquatucket River to Eagle Square and paddles in the Woonasquatucket Reservoir and Stillwater Pond in Smithfield
- Moshassuck River watershed paddles in Lincoln Woods’ Olney Pond and Barney Pond
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