The river rises from an unnamed pond north of Wyatt Road in Middletown. From there, it flows due south along Paradise Avenue to Sachuest Point where the river turns east and flows into the Sakonnet River.
Below is a list of all crossings over the Maidford River. The list starts at the headwaters and goes downstream.
- Wyatt Road
- Berkeley Avenue
- Green End Avenue
- Prospect Avenue
- Paradise Avenue
- Hanging Rocks Road
- Third Beach Road
Parardise Brook is the Maidford River's only tributary, named or unnamed.
- Maps from the United States Geological Survey
- U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 1, 2011
- Governor's Task Force on Dam Safety and Maintenance – Final Report, January 2001