Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed


Lock 26 (Woods Lock)
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 10, 2021, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Rain Date: April 10, 2021, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM


There is trash along the banks of the Potomac and in the woods between the C&O Canal towpath and the river. The mileposts along the towpath are 39.37 (Lock 26) to 39.63 (entrance at the Dickerson Conservation Park parking lot).

Wear appropriate clothing and waterproof footwear as necessary. Bags and gloves will be provided.

Lock 26
Also known as 'Woods Lock'


Site Type

River (Active since 2020)

Location

County: Montgomery

State: Maryland

Zip: 20842

Nearest City: Dickerson

GPS Coordinates: 39.195721, -77.4682952

Directions

Directions: From White's Ferry Road coming from Poolesville, turn right on Martinsburg Road and left on the road that is the entrance for Dickerson Conservation Park. From Route 28, turn onto Martinsburg Road and right on the road that is the entrance for Dickerson Conservation Park.

Once on the Dickerson Park road, follow it to the parking lot.

Watershed Middle Potomac
Sub Watershed
Facilities

Parking Capacity: 30

Restrooms are NOT available.

This site is suitable for children under seven.

This site is suitable for the elderly.

This site is NOT suitable for the disabled.

Notes & Special Issues

The Potomac River has accessibility issues, however the towpath is accessible.

Map

What To Expect


Details

This site is not open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 100

Contact Info.

Bill Totten

billatotten@gmail,com

Website

Suggestions

Bring something to drink.