Help us clean the shoreline of the Potomac River along the George Washington Memorial Parkway.
River (Active since 2010)
Nearest City: Alexandria
GPS Coordinates: 38.7778, -77.05128
Directions: Belle Haven Picnic Area and Dyke Marsh are along the George Washington / Mount Vernon Parkway, approximately one mile south of oldtown Alexandria. The Parkway is a continuation of Alexandria's Washington Street.
Parking Capacity: 50
Restrooms are available.
This site is suitable for children under seven.
This site is suitable for the elderly.
This site is NOT suitable for the disabled.
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Dyke Marsh and Belle Haven Picnic Area are within the George Washington Memorial Parkway National Park, under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service. Permission to register this site has been granted by NPS
This site is open to the public
RSVP Not Required
Maximum Volunteers: 100
Dress for the weather forecast in clothes that can get wet and dirty, with long sleeves and long pants. Sturdy shoes or waterproof boots are recommended. Bring drinking water, sunscreen and insect repellent as needed. Know how to recognize and avoid poison ivy.