Potowomut Pond, RI


Potowomut Pond

Town(s): Warwick RI
County: Kent

Size: 19 acres
Average Depth: feet
Maximum Depth: feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Other Restrictions
Swimming: Unknown

Potowomut Pond is a small, 19 acre pond with a DEM Fishing Access Site on the east side. The shoreline here is gravel and very suitable for launching hand carried boats into the pond. Some of the shore of the pond has been built up with houses, but much of the shoreline is wooded. It is a long narrow pond and if you paddle up to the north end you can explore a little ways up the Hunt River. This pond is stocked with trout during the early spring. Nearest Town Center: East Greenwich.

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

Fishing Comments: This pond is stocked with trout during the early spring.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, White Perch, Brown Bullhead, Bridle Shiner

Boat Access: Primarily Car-top boats & Canoes
Ramp Comments: Gravel boat 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: From Route 1 (Post Road), south of downtown East Greenwich, head east on Essex Road for 0.4 miles and then turn left onto Potowomut Road. The boat ramp is 0.3 miles ahead on your left off Potowomut Road.
Shoreline Development: 25-50%