Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed


Cleanup at Four Mile Run Park (at end of Commonwealth Ave.)
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 14, 2018, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM


The City hosts this site annually as part of the Alice Ferguson Foundation's Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. The Four Mile Run channel is lined with rip rap that is secured with chain link. Volunteers will navigate the rip rap to pick up trash. Volunteers should wear boots or closed-toe shoes to get secure footing.

Four Mile Run Park
Also known as 'Four Mile Run Park (end of Commonwealth Ave)'


Site Type

Run/Creek/Stream (Active since 2007)

Location

County: Alexandria City

State: Virginia

Zip: 22305

Nearest City: Alexandria

GPS Coordinates: 38.8408, -77.0586

Directions

Directions: Address: 3700 Commonwealth Ave
From Route 1 (Jeff Davis Hwy), turn west onto E. Glebe Rd, turn right onto Commonwealth Ave. Parking on left by ballfields before end of road. Walk to end of Commonwealth by the 4MR to meet group for cleanup.

Watershed Middle Potomac
Sub Watershed Four Mile Run
Facilities

Parking Capacity: 50

Restrooms are available.

This site is NOT suitable for children under seven.

This site is NOT suitable for the elderly.

This site is NOT suitable for the disabled.

Notes & Special Issues

The channel is lined with rip rap that is secured with chain link. Volunteers will navigate the rip rap to pick up trash. Volunteers should wear boots or other shoes to get secure footing.

Map

What To Expect


Details

This site is open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 75

Contact Info.

Wisdom Gbediame

wisdom.gbediame@alexandriava.gov

Website

https://www.alexandriava.gov/Stormwater

Suggestions

There is mostly rip rap on the banks of Four Mile Run. Volunteers should wear comfortable shoes and clothes that they do not mind getting dirty and wear sunscreen and/or a hat as needed. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Please bring your own water or snacks.