Burrillville is truly known for its outdoor recreation. Whether it is hunting, fishing, or golfing, each site is first-class. Rated as one of the top places to fish in Rhode Island, the numerous ponds, lakes and streams are stocked each spring with trout. Plus, there are acres upon acres of woodlands to trek in the Northwest Corner, and the two golf courses that snake around our town are both breathtaking and challenging.
For more information on regulations and to secure licences go to the bottom of the page.
Addieville East Farm
200 Pheasant Drive
Addieville East Farm hosts twenty beautiful fields studded with patches of corn and surrounded by brush thickets, 15 stand Sporting Clays course, and a 5 Stand FITASC and wobble trap. Plus, the facility offers fly fishing, two trout ponds, a mile long native trout stream, and a lake overflowing with bass.
Don’t know how to shoot or fish? Addieville East Farm provides instruction in the art of both fly fishing and shotgunning.
Look Addieville up is you’re interested in corporate and family parties, or top quality dog training and breeding.
Robin Hollow Outfitters, a specialty store located directly on site, is dealer of fine guns and a full line of hunting and shooting accessories.
Overnight lodging available.
Burrillville Skate Park
195 Chapel Street
Hours: 9 a.m. – Dusk
With plenty of ramps, boxes and rails for various levels of experience, the newly relocated Burrillville Skate Park is ideal for skateboarding, bmx, rollarblading, and scooters. A great option for outdoor activity, the park is open everyday for young and old to enjoy.
Click here for the Burrillville Skate Park Rules and Regulations
Country View Golf Club
49 Club Lane
This 18 hole, 6067 yard, par 70 public course has cart access, and an inviting clubhouse with bar and restaurant.
Country View Golf Club website
Crystal Lake Golf Club
100 Bronco Highway
Public course with cart access.
An 18 hole, 6349 yard, par 70 public course with card access and beautiful views.
Grounds have a comfortable clubhouse and tavern restaurant where private events are also an option.
Crystal Lake Golf Club website
Echo Lake Fishing Area
South Lake Drive
Feinstein Youth Camp
704 Buck Hill Road
Campground with 4 themed “areas” known as the Medieval castle (sleeps 48), Old West adventure (sleeps 48), Pirate High Seas adventure (sleeps 48), and Webelos Woods camping area.
There is archery, BB shooting, nightly campfires, nature and ecology/conservation studies, row boats, paddle boating, and fishing on Crater Lake (which sometimes hosts fishing contests). Plus, a pool, sports fields, dining hall, and trading post.
Harrisville Fishing Area on Clear River
This great fishing spot on the Clear River is stocked each spring and includes parking, a boat ramp, and great bank fishing.
Located on Sherman Farm Road (Rte. 96), you can find this desirable spot just minutes from the village center of Harrisville.
Pondview Equestrian Center
362 Wakefield Road
A “Full-service facility” for boarding, training, instruction, showing area, and sale of horses.
Pondview Equestrian Center website
Round Top Fishing Area
Rt. 98 to Brook Road
Round Top and Little Top are connected by Round Top Brook, a seasonally stocked fishing area with plenty of trout. Kayaks and canoes can easily be dropped in at Round Top, too!
There is ample parking, but unfortunately no boat launch available.
Round Top Fishing Area website
Round Top Orchard
706 Round Top Road
Come pick your own apples this harvesting season with us!
Round Top Orchard is a local farm that supplies many restaurants, schools, and grocery stores in the area, and is a part of the Community Supported Agriculture system in RI
Slatersville Fishing Area
2855-2999 Broncos Highway
A 144-acre reservoir with a number of coves to explore in a small boat.
The Branch River flows into the southwest end of the reservoir, the east side of the reservoir is largely wooded, while the west side has more houses along its shore.
The boat ramp on the upper part of Slatersville Reservoir. There are no special restrictions on outboards used on Slatersville Reservoir.
Parking lot is available with 30 spaces.
Slatersville Fishing Area website
Spring Lake Beach and Arcade
50 Old Hillside Drive
This destination is home to the “world’s oldest” penny arcade. Enjoy the lake, water slides, canoe and paddleboat rentals, and recreation hall while your there. You can also bring your lunch and use the picnic table provided or snack from the concession stand.
Open daily as from June until Labor Day.
Spring Lake Beach recreational area website
Spring Lake Fishing Area
444 Black Hut Road
A 80-acre Lake with bank and boat fishing. There are no boat rentals, but free boat ramp.
Only electric trolling motors are allowed.
Spring Lake Fishing Area website
This 14 acre pond created by the remnant stone waterfall of one of the oldest mills in town is stocked seasonally with trout. No boat ramp available but bank fishing is good for the whole family.
Directions to Tarkiln Pond: from Rte. 102 (Bronco Highway) turn right on Lapham Farm Road to Victory Highway. Turn left onto Victory Highway and then right onto Mapleville Main Street at George’s Autobody. Turn left onto Tarkiln Road for approximately five miles to Tarkiln Pond.
Union Pond Public Fishing Area
79 Reservoir Road
This small 8 acre pond is located on the north end of Reservoir Rd. It is handicapped accessible with a largely forested shore. Outboard motors are not permitted and there are no dock or boat rentals, but a ramp is available at no additional fee.
A 10 space parking lot is available on site.
Union Pond Fishing Area website
Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club
200 Brook Road
This hidden gem hosts indoor and outdoor archery. Plus, skeet shooting, trap shooting, rifle and pistol ranges, and fishing derbies. There is an on-site restaurant, outdoor pavilion, and even a banquet hall to suit your needs.
Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club website
Freshwater Fishing Laws & Licensing
- RI Resident (or current member of the U.S. armed forces) $18.00
- City/Town Clerks and authorized licensed vendors Combination (Hunting and Fishing) $33.00
- Non-Resident $35.00
- Non-Resident Tourist (three consecutive days) $16.00
- Special Trout Conservation Stamp $5.50
- RI Resident 65 years of age or older (permanent) free
- Veterans with a current 100% disability, or Individuals with 100% Permanent Disability (permanent) free
- Landowner and the members of their family when fishing from property on which they are actually domiciled. (No license required)
- Blind persons (No license required)
DEM Licensing Office
235 Promenade St., Providence, RI 02908, in person, or by mail
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