Tiogue Lake, RI

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Tiogue Lake


Town(s): Coventry RI
County: Kent

Size: 226 acres
Average Depth: feet
Maximum Depth: feet

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



Tiogue Lake is a 226 acre reservoir with various bays and coves to explore but also a large open area 1/2 mile wide by almost a mile long. The shoreline is largely lined with houses. Shoreline: The ground slopes gradually from a concrete sidewalk down to the grassy and sometimes muddy water edge. Ecological, Cultural & Recreational Attractions: Veterans Memorial Park is a small park between Arnold Road and the lake. There are benches along the lakeshore.

Water Quality: No Known Issues
Vegetation Growth: Minimal
Non-native Species: Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum Spicatum), Fanwort (Cabomba Caroliniana)

Fishing Comments: Tiogue Lake is stocked with trout several times during the spring.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Lake Trout, Brown Trout, White Perch, Brown Bullhead, Bluegill, Bridle Shiner

Boat Access: Primarily Car-top boats & Canoes
Ramp Comments: This put-in is on a busy road but it provides plenty of roadside parking a short distance from the launch site, which is simply the natural shoreline of the lake at a small city park. There is a nice large area to load and unload boats. This is a site for launching hand-carried boats such as canoes or kayaks. Hours of Operation: Sunrise to sunset, year-round. Also: This cement plank boat ramp is tucked into a residential area at the south end of Tiogue Lake. There is limited parking here. The site is in a dense, residential neighborhood so please respect the local residents when parking and using this boat ramp.
Parking Spaces: 11-20

Directions: From I-95 north take Exit 7 for Coventry/West Warwick and go left at the end of the ramp. From I-95 south take Exit 7 for West Warwick and go right at the end of the ramp. This will put you on New London Turnpike heading northeast. Go 0.3 miles and turn left onto Arnold Road. The put-in is 1.3 miles ahead on the right, across street from Cliff's Auto and Truck. For trailer boat ramp: From I-95 north take Exit 7 for Coventry/West Warwick and go left at the end of the ramp. From I-95 south take Ex
Shoreline Development: 50-75%