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Explore RI's Blueways and Greenways: Wyoming Dam Access
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RI's Parks: Arcadia Management Area
Wood-Pawtucket Watershed Association
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At Wyoming Pond launch area in Wyoming RI.
Trip date is July 2012.
Parking area at Wyoming Pond launch.
Wyoming Pond and Dam viewed from Route 3 bridge.
Just launched on Wyoming Pond.
Trip plan is as mapped above: to paddle upriver north to Wood River as far as I can and return.
A turtle sunbathing on Wyoming Pond.
The sides of Wyoming Pond is filled with aquatic plants. Will try to follow the main flow of the river clear of vegetation.
I will follow this main flow of the water but paddling upstream.
This nudist is not shied with my presense.
Skunk Hill Road bridge. I am now leaving Wyoming Pond and onto Wood River.
I liked that outdoor fireplace!
Marshy area. River depth about up to my knees.
I have to portage over this tree. Easy because river is below my knees.
I finally reached this rapids.
I dismounted and walked to the rapids to see what lies beyond.
Looking donwstream from the rapids. Time to start my return journey.
Now paddling downriver to get back to where I started.
I have to slide over this tree which is about 2 inches below water.
Skunk Hill Road bridge.
Now entering Wyoming Pond.
The Boston Kayaker has landed! Two hours and 15 minutes on the water.