Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed

Potomac River Watershed Cleanup
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 14, 2018, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Cleanup of C & O Canal terminus basin area at Canal Place

Canal Place Heritage Area
Also known as 'Cumberland Terminus Area'

Site Type

Park (Active since 2010)


County: Allegany

State: Maryland

Zip: 21502

Nearest City: Cumberland

GPS Coordinates: 39.649743, -78.763586


Directions: Just off I-68 at Exit 43-C in downtown Cumberland if approaching Cumberland from the west and off Exit 43-B if coming from the east.. Follow signs for Canal Place Heritage Area. Free parking available in Canal Place lot at Howard Street and in nearby City of Cumberland lot - both located underneath the I-68 bridge off Mechanic Street. Use 10 Howard Street, Cumberland, MD 21502 for GPS directions to site.

Watershed Upper Potomac
Sub Watershed Wills Creek

Parking Capacity: 80

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


What To Expect


This site is open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 50

Contact Info.

Rita L. Knox