North Kingstown RI
Local Name: Shady Lea Grove
Average Depth: feet
Maximum Depth: feet
Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Gas Engines Prohibited, Other Restrictions, See Comments
Boating Comments: Electric trolling motors only. Only non-motorized boats and boats powered with an electric motor are permitted.
No Known Issues
Vegetation Growth: Moderate
Non-native Species: Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum Spicatum), Fanwort (Cabomba Caroliniana)
The pond is stocked with trout several times throughout the year.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Brown Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill, Golden Shiner
Primarily Car-top boats & Canoes
Ramp Comments: Shoreline: There is a nice section of gently sloping gravel shoreline that is great for launching hand-carried boats. Just head towards the water from the parking area and look for the best access. This is a site for launching hand-carried boats such as canoes or kayaks. Hours of Operation: Closed from 1/2 hr. after sunset to 5 am, except for fishing and boating.
Parking Spaces: Less than 10
If you are driving south on Route 4 look for a DEM sign on the right for Shady Lea Grove, 1/2 mile south of the light at West Allenton Road. If you are driving north on Route 1, take Route 4 where it branches off from Route 1 and then go 0.6 miles to the light at West Allenton Road where you can reverse direction and go back south 1/2 mile to Shady Lea Grove.
Shoreline Development: 10-25%