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Swimming, Kayaking or Canoeing 

Canoe Guide - PDF Itineraries

Rhode Island Paddle Club Meets every Tuesday evening to explore regional waterways. Kayaks and canoes can be rented at the following locations:  Blackstone Canoe & Kayak 401-724-2200, Fin and Feather Sports in Upton, Wild Bird Gardens in Northbridge at 508-278-9393, Great Canadian in Sutton at 508-865-0010, the Mass Audubon Society at 508-753-6087 or Paddle Providence, Waterplace Park at 401-453-1633. Maps are available for river trips from Worcester to Providence as well as rentals. For more information, call 401-724-2200.

Breezy Picnic Waterslides - Douglas. Family owned picnic grounds and Alpine slide on Whitins Reservoir.

Douglas State Forest - Douglas. 4650 acres bordering Ct. and RI offering swimming, boating, fishing at Wallum Lake as well as miles of trails for recreational use of snowmobiling, horseback riding, skiing, hunting, hiking. Rare Atlantic cedar swampland accessible by boardwalk. 55 mile trail connected to 95 mile Mid-State trail system.

Lincoln Woods State Park - Lincoln RI. Fresh water swimming, trout fishing, 92 picnic sites on 627 acres, trails and game fields. Boats under 10hp allowed. Between Rtes 146 and 123.

Silver Lake - Grafton. Rte 140 towards Upton. Pass Needed to park- available at Town Hall. 

Spring Lake Beach - Burrillville, RI. 750 feet of lakefront on fresh springfed water pond, boat rentals, hall, social grounds , volleyball. off Rte. 102 Small admission charge.

Upton State Forest

West Hill Dam & Park - Uxbridge. 518 East Hartford Ave. 557 acre park along West River with much varied wildlife in woods, meadows, streams and wetlands with frogs, turtles, blue heron, red fox, deer, coyote, hawks and more. Swimming in Harrington Pond with sandy area. Rest rooms, picnic area, grills. Army Corps of Engineers.

Whitin Community Center - Indoor pools, gym, workout center, more.


Nearby: Hopkinton State Park








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