Wyoming Pond, RI


Wyoming Pond

Town(s): Richmond RI
County: Washington

Size: 26 acres
Average Depth: feet
Maximum Depth: feet

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

Wyoming Pond is a 26-acre pond created by the Wyoming Dam. The Wood River enters the pond at the north end. At the south end of the pond the natural gravel shoreline provides a good site for launching hand-carried boats. Nearest Town Center: Wyoming, RI. Shoreline: low stone wall with a small section of gravel shoreline suitable for launching hand-carried boats.

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

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

Boat Access: Primarily Car-top boats & Canoes
Ramp Comments: This is a site for launching hand-carried boats and it is also a portage. This typically means that to continue paddling down the river past this site you will have to portage your boat around a dam or other obstruction.
Parking Spaces: 11-20

Directions: From Interstate 95 north or south take exit 3B for Route 138 west (Hope Valley/Wyoming). Half a mile on route 138 will bring you to the merge with Route 3. Merge onto Route 3 south and then in 200 feet turn right onto Bridge Street after the Stagecoach House Inn. The parking lot for Wyoming Dam is on the right at this corner.
Shoreline Development: 10-25%