Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed


Extreme Cleanup - Kensington Parkway
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 13, 2019, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Join Rock Creek Conservancy for our Annual Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup. Volunteers will clean-up the lands, banks, tributaries, and waters of Rock Creek throughout Maryland and D.C. Our goal is total stream cleanup of Rock Creek and its tributaries, the parks connected to Rock Creek, and the neighborhoods near Rock Creek where trash originates. We work closely with the National Park Service and Montgomery County Parks.

Where: Volunteers will meet at the corner of Beach Drive and Kensington Parkway.

Leader Contact: Kevin Flynn, kcflynn80@yahoo.com

What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather. It may be chilly so dress warmly and in layers. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers, no sandals.

What to Bring: Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tools and gloves if you have them. If you have trash grabbers or nets, please bring them. Students can earn SSL hours, but please bring needed forms. Bring water and any snacks that you may want.

Kensington Parkway and Beach


Site Type

Run/Creek/Stream

Location

County: Montgomery

State: Maryland

Zip:

Nearest City: Kensington

GPS Coordinates: 39.008555, -77.07362

Directions

Directions: From the Capital Beltway (I-495), take Exit 33 North (Connecticut Ave.) toward Kensington. Turn right at first light on Beach Drive. Proceed 1 mile to intersection with Kensington Parkway. Turn right 1000 feet to bridge over Rock Creek.

Watershed Rock Creek
Sub Watershed
Facilities

Parking Capacity: 10

Restrooms are NOT available.

This site is suitable for children under seven.

This site is NOT suitable for the elderly.

This site is NOT suitable for the disabled.

Notes & Special Issues

We'll be cleaning up the area with members of the Rotary Club of North Bethesda. The site runs from Connecticut Ave. to Kensington Parkway.

Map

What To Expect


Details

This site is open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 30

Contact Info.

Kevin Flynn

kcflynn80@yahoo.com

Website

https://www.rockcreekconservancy.org/what-we-do/upcoming-events/extreme-cleanup

Suggestions

Where: Volunteers will meet at the corner of Beach Drive and Kensington Parkway.

Leader Contact: Kevin Flynn, kcflynn80@yahoo.com

What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather. It may be chilly so dress warmly and in layers. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers, no sandals.

What to Bring: Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tools and gloves if you have them. If you have trash grabbers or nets, please bring them. Students can earn SSL hours, but please bring needed forms. Bring water and any snacks that you may want.