Potomac watershed cleanup at the C&O Canal Park in Point of Rocks, MD (April 7th). Volunteers join together to collect trash along the C&O canal and Potomac floodplain. An annual community event since the mid-1990's supporting the regional Potomac Watershed cleanup initiative (April 14th). Everyone's welcome!
Park (Active since 1994)
Nearest City: Point of Rocks
GPS Coordinates: 39.273218, -77.540045
Directions: From MD Rt.15, just north of the Potomac River in Maryland, turn east onto Rt.28 (Clay Street) .. Appoximately one-quarter mile, turn south (right) at the Masonic Lodge (just west of the MARC parking area), and a quick right onto the CSX rail service road. A couple hundred feet beyond, the entrance into the C&O Canal Park is on your left. Cross the rails and pass over the Canal Bridge to access the boat ramp parking area.
Parking Capacity: 100
Restrooms are available.
This site is suitable for children under seven.
This site is suitable for the elderly.
This site is suitable for the disabled.
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Parking is available within the C&O NHP boat-ramp parking area in Point of Rocks .. or at the adjacent MARC parking area, if need be.
This site is open to the public
RSVP Not Required
Maximum Volunteers: 100
The Point of Rocks cleanup event, held on Saturday April 7th, occurs one week prior to the main Potomac River Watershed Cleanup day on Saturday, April 14th.