The Ultimate Swimming Hole Road Trip To Cool Off In Rhode Island
Rhode Islanders sure do love swimming in beautiful nature. From great beaches to gorgeous ponds, fantastic options abound. With warmer days fast approaching, it’s time to start planning your next outdoor adventures. Here is a perfect Rhody road trip to take on your next warmest day off.
1. Wallum Lake, Burrillville
This Rhody road trip begins in Northern Rhode Island! This massive lake sits on the border of Rhode Island and Massachusetts and is a lovely place to swim in the town of Burrillville. Find it off Wallum Lake Road.
2. Peck Pond, Chepachet
This 30 acre pond found off Pulaski Road is in the heart of Pulaski State Park and recreational area. It is not only well maintained, but also the perfect place to cool off after a great hike.
3. Bowdish Reservoir, Chepachet
Also found in Chepachet, Bowdish offers some of the most amazing freshwater swimming to be found in that state. Look for it off Putnam Pike Road.
4. Lincoln Woods State Park, Lincoln
Lincoln Woods is found between Routes 146 and 123. Spend your afternoon hiking and exploring the park and then cool off at the freshwater beach. Sounds like the perfect way to spend a nice day!
5. Ninigret Pond, Charlestown
Ninigret Pond has several amazing beaches along its shores that are perfect to visit on a warm summer's day. Find this wonderful swimming hole off Route 1 adjacent to Ninigret Wildlife Refuge.
6. Watchaug Pond, Burlingame
This freshwater pond is found in Burlingame, one of the state's most beautiful parks. The pond consists of hundreds of acres of amazing swimming space that is also ideal for fishing.
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