We will paddle the pond, plan to bring a lunch or snack, we will plan to take a lunch break or snack on the ocean following a short sand trail to the ocean and then heading back. The paddle should take approximately 2 hours, returning after lunch reaching the take out around 1:00 PM.
Launch: Charlestown (Near Town Beach – boat ramp, right just after the beach parking lot)
41° 21.821' N 71° 37.607' W
Nearest Town Center: Charlestown Beach
Driving Landmarks: From Route 1 north (if you are on Route 1 south go past the exit and reverse direction) take the Charlestown Beach/Breachway Exit onto Narrow Lane. Go 0.9 miles on Narrow Lane and take a left at the second stop sign onto Matunuck School House Road. 0.2 miles later take a right onto Charlestown Beach Road. Follow this winding road for 1.4 miles. After you cross the bridge bear right onto the access road for the town beach parking lot. Look for an immediate right turn onto a road leading back towards the salt pond. The boat ramp is at the end of this road. Parking here is for boat launching only.
RSVP here with your real name, please - the maximum number of participants is 15. This way we can keep track of who attended by looking at the list. If you cannot use your real name, email me.
Face coverings and social distancing are required at the launch and take out, and any time people are closer than 6’ apart. Everyone will be responsible for their own equipment and launch. You do not have to wear a face covering while paddling, but you need to have something with you at all times for this purpose. Do not attend if you are ill.
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