Requirements for Blackstone Valley Paddlers Events

Questions ? Contact Cheryl 401-647-5887.  Complete BVPC Calendar  In the event of a last minute cancellation or modification to a paddle trip, please check the Message Board as well as your e-mail and the website for updates.  

Note: Inflatable PFDs (life vests) are not acceptable for paddling on RICKA Flatwater trips or Blackstone Valley Paddle Club trips.

BVPC Schedule:


August 19th North Branch of the Pawuxet River- Hope, RI. Join us as we visit another watershed tonight. We venture into the Pawtuxet River watershed this evening for a paddle on this very clean river and up to the Scituate Reservoir.  Launching promptly at 6:15. For questions contact Cheryl at 401-647-5887.

Upper Pawtuxet River, Hope RI

Suitable for all boats and levels of experience. 
Hope Landing Access. Rt.116 to Hope Furnace Road, access to upper Pawtuxet River.

You may paddle up to the Scituate Reservoir and back again. The water is very clean, coming directly from the reservoir. A 4 mile round trip. 

Coming from the North, travel on Route 116 South into the village of Hope, in the town of Scituate. Just past the junction of Rt. 115, look for the bridge crossing the river. Turn right onto Hope Furnace Road. The access to Hope landing is down a short gravel drive.

Coming from the South travel on Route 116 North into the village of Hope, in the town of Scituate. The access, Hope Landing, will be on your left just after entering Scituate, before the bridge crossing the river. Drive down a short gravel drive onto Hope Furnace Road.  GPS Coordinates: N41 43.868  W071 33.930.

End of Season