100 Acre Cove Kayak Tour

BARRINGTON, RI

Tour one of Barrington’s quintessential salt water marshes and discover all the wildlife that call it home! Visit Osprey nests and terrapin turtle nesting sites in this wide open ecosystem that serves as a filtration system to Narragansett Bay. Great blue herrings and snowy egrets dot the banks and landscape as we paddle the perimeter of the tidal marsh. We will paddle north from the small boat ramp along route 114 and explore the marsh and its tributaries.

As we travel deeper into the marsh the hum of the traffic and civilization fades away and the buzz of the marsh comes alive! Watch as the ospreys dive and pluck fish out the water and see how the many creatures of the sea serve as food for our migratory bird population. We will get a chance to get out along the marsh, stretch our legs and view the cages of the terrapin turtle’s nests. 100 Acre Cove is one of those places you must visit to understand its beauty and importance. These tours are perfect for families and any paddler looking for a fun and enjoyable day on the water!

COVID update:  Due to current restrictions, we are not running the group course listed below.  We are running private instruction out of our rental facility in Lake Pearl, Massachusetts, and we may be able to travel to RI for private lessons/tours.  Please call us at (845)668-2030 for availability.

Trip Details

100 Acre Cove 2.5 hours Barrington
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Directions to Walker Farm Boatramp in Barrington, RI

From Rt 195, take the exit for Rt 114-South (Wampanoag Trail). After
you cross the Barrington Line and go PAST the exit for Rt 103
(Riverside) you want to take the 2nd LEFT. This is the final
turnaround point before the Big White Church. This puts you on RT 114
heading North. Walker Farm is IMMEDIATELY on your right, indicated by
a small weathered wooden sign. From South on Rt 114 go PAST the Big
White Church and the Walker Farm entrance is on your right aprox. 1/8 mile
ahead.

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Included/Not Included

Paddlers will be outfitted with all paddling equipment. Equipment provided includes appropriate kayak, paddle, and PFD. Paddlers will be expected to arrive dressed appropriately for the weather and provide their own water and snacks for the day. See gear list for complete list of items you will be responsible for bringing. In addition to items on the list paddlers will need hat and gloves. Footwear can be provided for you.

Cancellation Policy

Payment is due in full at time of reservation to secure your reservation. Events run rain or shine. Eastern Mountain Sports Schools reserves the right to cancel or reschedule events for low participation, weather or safety concerns at any time. We will try to give as much advance notice as possible, but may not always be able to give much advance warning, especially for weather cancellations. Cancellations or schedule changes 14 days or more prior to the event start date will be fully refunded or credited with no penalty. Within 14 days of the start date courses cannot be refunded, but changes to reservations may be granted up until 7 days of the start date. Reservation changes of any kind within 7 days of the event start date will not be refunded and you will not be allowed to carry over deposits to future events. Courses/tours are open to those 16 years and older.  Families with younger children, please reach out for a private tour. For participants 16 or 17 years old, a parent must sign a waiver form prior to paddling. If you have any questions please call 845-668-2030. We will be more than happy to review our cancellation policy with you.

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