Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed

2019 Extreme Cleanup - Piney Branch
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 13, 2019, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join Rock Creek Conservancy for our 11th 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.

Date and Time: Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Where: Volunteers will meet at picnic pavilion off of Pinney Branch Parkway. The pavilion is on the East side of the 16th Street Bridge in Piney Branch. The closest intersection if Piney Branch Parkway and 17th St NW NW. More specific directions including a map with the meeting location will be shared.

Leader Contact: Steve Dryden,

What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather. It may be chilly so dress warmly and in layers if necessary. 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.

Piney Branch- Mt. Pleasant

Site Type



County: District of Columbia

State: District of Columbia

Zip: 20010

Nearest City: Washington

GPS Coordinates: 38.938094, -77.03741


Directions: We will meet at the picnic pavilion off of Piney Branch Parkway. Access and parking from Piney Branch Parkway is very difficult. Parking is available in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Watershed Rock Creek
Sub Watershed

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


What To Expect


This site is open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 60

Contact Info.

Steve Dryden