Chapman Pond, RI

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Chapman Pond


Town(s): Westerly RI
County: Washington
Local Name: Burden's Pond

Size: 163 acres
Average Depth: feet
Maximum Depth: feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, See Comments
Boating Comments: 10 HP Limit
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, Some Restrictions



Chapman Pond is a 163 acre lake that is stocked and managed for Northern Pike.

Water Quality: Unknown
Vegetation Growth: Moderate
Non-native Species: Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum Spicatum), Fanwort (Cabomba Caroliniana)

Fishing Comments: Stocked and managed for Northern Pike.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Chain Pickerel, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Sunfish, Bluegill, Bridle Shiner

Boat Access: Primarily Car-top boats & Canoes
Ramp Comments: At the access site there is a gravel parking lot and a cement plank boat ramp. No motors over 10 H.P. may be launched or hauled from the ramp. 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.
Parking Spaces: Less than 10

Directions: The boat ramp is off Town Landfill Road in Westerly, which takes off from Route 91 just east of the junction with Route 78 (Westerly Bypass). If heading east on Route 91 it is a right turn onto Town Landfill Road just east of the Westerly Bypass. If heading west on Route 91 it is a left turn about 2.5 miles from the junction with Bradford Road.
Shoreline Development: 10-25%