Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed

Potomac River Watershed Cleanup at Northwest Branch of the Anacostia River
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 14, 2018, 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

We'll be up early to clean up the waterways and still get home before the Hyattsville City Parade!

Melrose Skate Park

Site Type

River (Active since 2016)


County: Prince George's

State: Maryland

Zip: 20781

Nearest City: Hyattsville

GPS Coordinates: 38.945996, -76.946843


Directions: Participants can walk down from the neighborhood or park at Melrose Skatepark, on Rt 1 in Hyattsville, MD.

Watershed Anacostia
Sub Watershed Little Sister Stream

Parking Capacity: 20

Restrooms are NOT available.

This site is suitable for children under seven.

This site is suitable for the elderly.

This site is suitable for the disabled.

Notes & Special Issues

The stream flows into the Northwest Branch of the Anacostia, and there is not a good landmark, except for the skatepark. I anticipate our group will spread out over this area.


What To Expect


This site is open to the public

RSVP Not Required

Maximum Volunteers: 50

Contact Info.

Teresa Martin



We will be meeting behind Melrose Skate Park and picking up litter along the river and streams in this area. Parking is available at the Skate Park parking lot: 4666 Rhode Island Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781.
A limited supply of gloves and bags will be available. Get there early to help and get home before the annual city parade!

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