The river rises from Cherry Valley Pond in Glocester. From there it flows to Keech Pond and Smith & Sayles Reservoir, then north to Burrillville where it converges with the Clear River to form the Branch River.
Below is a list of all crossings over the Chepachet River. The list starts at the headwaters and goes downstream.
- Gazza Road
- Mapleville Main Street
In addition to many unnamed tributaries, the following brooks also feed the Chepachet:
- Peckham Brook
- Saunders Brook
- Stingo Brook
- Sucker Brook
- 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