The Sakonnet River is a tidal strait, in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It flows approximately 23 km (14 mi) between Mount Hope Bay and Rhode Island Sound. It separates Aquidneck Island from the eastern portion of Newport County.
The river begins in name on the east side of Common Fence Point in Portsmouth and flows due south between the towns of Portsmouth and Middletown to the west and Tiverton and Little Compton to the east. Its mouth is at Sakonnet Point in Little Compton.
Below is a list of all crossings over the Sakonnet River. The list begins at the headwaters and goes downstream.
- Sakonnet River rail bridge (formerly Old Colony and Newport Railway), removed.
- Old Sakonnet River Bridge (RI 24/138)
- Replacement Sakonnet River Bridge; opened September 2012.
- Stone Bridge (Formerly RI 138, destroyed by Hurricane Carol in 1954)
- Quaket River
- Sapowet Creek
- Almy Brook
- Little Creek
- Maps from the United States Geological Survey
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