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Watchaug Pond In Rhode Island

Watchaug Pond, Rhode Island

Boating, camping and fishing.

One of the top bass lakes in Rhode Island, Watchaug Pond is a 570-acre lake in the southwest part of the state, at Fort Ninigret, RI. This fertile fishery has about 4 miles of shoreline, and is wrapped on three sides by Burlingame State Park. The Watchaug Pond State Boat Launch ramp is located on the eastern shore off Sanctuary Road. The campground at Burlingame State Park has lakeside campsites with boat access and easy portage of canoes, kayaks and car-top boats. One of the top bass lakes in Rhode Island, anglers can also pursue crappie, perch and pickerel, either from boats or by fishing from the bank.

Area Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: NO
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY


Burlingame State Park Campground - 401 322-8910

Watchaug Pond Map


Fish species found in Watchaug Pond include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, yellow perch and chain pickerel.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappie Yellow Perch Chain pickerel

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Local Contact Information

Burlingame State Park
1 Burlingame State Park Rd
Charlestown, RI 02813
401 322-8910

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