Quidnick Reservoir, RI


Quidnick Reservoir

Town(s): Coventry RI
County: Kent

Size: 171 acres
Average Depth: 12 feet
Maximum Depth: 75 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Gas Engines Prohibited, State & Local Rules & Regulations Apply, Horsepower or Speed Restrictions, Other Restrictions, See Comments
Boating Comments: No engines over 6-8 hp!
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, No Restrictions

Quidnick Reservoir is on the Quidnick Brook in Kent County, Rhode Island and is used for recreation purposes. Construction was completed in 1875. At normal levels it has a surface area of 171 acres. It is owned by Quidnick Reservoir Association. Quidnick Reservoir Dam is masonry, a gravity dam, of earthen construction. Its height is 14 feet with a length of 700 feet. Maximum discharge is 495 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 750 acre feet. Normal storage is 684 acre feet. It drains an area of 3 square miles.


Water Quality: No Known Issues
Vegetation Growth: Minimal
Non-native Species: Unknown

Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill

Boat Access: None, Private Lake
Parking Spaces: None

Shoreline Development: 10-25%