Boston Kayaker

Kayaking on Barrington River and Hundred Acre Cove - in Barrington RI

Rating: Two Stars - This route has variety. Starting with the wide open cove, following the river north, it gets narrower and the grasses taller.

  Put in at Country Road / Route 114
  in Barrington RI.
Paddle north upstream
  to dam and return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 3.5 miles
Walker Farm
  town park
  Informal put in at commuter
  rail parking lot.
Best to paddle when
  tide is high.
Osamequin Nature
Standard Oil
  Pond Dam

Disclaimer: It is your responsibility to determine the legality, suitability and safety of this route for yourself.

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Other resources:
Explore RI's Blueways and Greenways: Barrington River - 100 Acre Cove
US Harbors: Tides in Barrington and Warren Rivers
Daytripper's Guide: Barrington RI
REI Guidepost: Hundred Acre Cove

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I put in at the commuter rail parking in Barrington RI (designated as the alternate put in on the map above).
Trip date is August 2012.

Looking at the east bank across Barrington River.

Now facing and paddling north, the Massasoit Avenue bridge.

The official put in town ramp.

People fishing on the banks of Barrington River.

Route 114 is on my left.

The Standard Oil Pond Dam on Barrington River.
This is my point to turn around.

Now paddling south downstream to get back to where I started.

A couple of kayakers.

The high-water mark is visible on these marsh, about 14+ inches higher than current water level.

I decided to go on the other side east bank.

I was paddling on Barrington River for 2 hours and 10 minutes.

The road sign to the parking lot (informal put in).